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sex and society

A third way between gays and bigots
Michael Cook | 19 August 2014 |
tags: Catholic Church, homosexuality, same-sex attraction, same-sex marriage
A new documentary presents a strong case for the Catholic stand on homosexuality.

Challenging the meaninglessness of sex
Ryan C. MacPherson | 04 August 2014 |
tags: hooking up, sex, sexual morality
Sex means something to us even if we cannot bring ourselves to admit it.

Is the gay bullying plague in schools a myth?
David van Gend | 29 July 2014 |
tags: bullying, gay-straight alliances, homosexuality, safe schools
An Australian doctor questions "safe school" and"gay-straight alliance" programs.

Celebrity swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out
Michael Cook | 15 July 2014 |
tags: homosexuality, Ian Thorpe
In a tell-all interview, one of Australia's most famous athletes admits that he is gay. Is he?

Will the unmasking of abusers be a catalyst for change?
Andrew Byrne | 14 July 2014 |
tags: Christianity, Rolf Harris, sexual morality, UK
With Rolf Harris in jail, perhaps people will reconsider the beauty of Christian morality.

Stopping the panic over Britain’s paedophiles
Michael Cook | 11 July 2014 |
tags: paedophilia, sex abuse, sexualisation of children, UK
What the country really needs is a new moral ecosystem.

Does sex have a purpose?
G. Tracy Mehan III | 07 July 2014 |
tags: homosexuality, same-sex marriage
On the answer to this question depends the future of marriage and the family.

Mother bodies, father bodies
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 July 2014 |
tags: gender roles, parenthood
How parenthood changes us from the inside out.

Marriage, marketing, and intimidation
Doug Mainwaring | 30 June 2014 |
tags: same-sex marriage
Proponents of same-sex marriage haven’t won in the arena of ideas but through manipulation and threats.

Why taekwondo won’t save girls from date rape
Karee Santos | 26 June 2014 |
tags: date rape, sexual violence
Miss USA says that girls need martial arts. What they really need is to stay out of harm's way.

Making gay okay - and criticising it taboo
Robert R. Reilly and Alvino-Mario Fantini | 24 June 2014 |
tags: books, homosexuality
Robert Reilly talks about his new book on the rationalizing of homosexual behaviour.

Hillary Clinton on gay marriage: did she evolve, or just wait?
Carolyn Moynihan | 19 June 2014 |
tags: Hillary Clinton, same-sex marriage
It took the gay rights champion until 2013 to come out on this issue. Why?

The transgender movement is not the new civil rights frontier
Michael Cook | 17 June 2014 |
tags: gender dysphoria, gender identity disorder, transgender
A leading psychiatrist has dumped cold water on the successor to same-sex marriage.

Democracy and morality: ancient and modern
Paul Eidelberg | 16 June 2014 |
tags: ancient Greece, homosexuality, law and morality
In classical Athens, homosexuality was not banned, but it was generally considered dishonourable.

Physician, heal thyself: preventing sexual violence in war zones
Carolyn Moynihan | 12 June 2014 |
tags: sexual abuse, war crimes
A summit in London this week ignores the problem at home, in peacetime.

In the beginning: why all forms of marriage in the Bible are not equal
Richard Whitekettle | 05 June 2014 |
tags: Bible, marriage debate
The only form of marriage that existed before the fall was between one man and one woman.

Gender beyond the binary: implications for marriage
Barend Vlaardingerbroek | 30 May 2014 |
tags: gender theory, marriage, natural family
The legal recognition of new gender identities will further distance marriage from the natural family unit.

Same-sex marriage: coercion dolled up as civil rights
Brendan O'Neill | 05 May 2014 |
tags: human rights, same-sex marriage
Stop treating Brendan Eich as a one-off – gay marriage is inherently illiberal.

Internet porn and children: body and soul
Karl D. Stephan | 02 May 2014 |
tags: children, materialism, pornography
Your opinion of how pornography can harm children will depend on what you think children are.

You are not alone: Big Brother as student chaperone
Carolyn Moynihan | 02 May 2014 |
tags: sexual behaviour, universities, White House
Can the White House put a stop to sexual assaults on campus?

“I come to bury the whining lady member, not to praise her”
Kathy Gyngell | 30 April 2014 |
tags: British politics, feminism, Shakespeare
Shakespeare's heroines put today's female politicians to shame.

The evolution of a legal eagle
Robert R. Reilly | 24 April 2014 |
tags: Law, Proposition 8, same-sex parenting
The lawyer who defended California's Prop 8 and natural marriage has changed his mind. Why?

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