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Flight, fight, reform. What comes next for marriage defenders?
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 July 2015
tags: same-sex marriage
Is withdrawing from the battle front really an option?


Cognitive dissonance on a national scale
Zac Alstin | 03 July 2015
tags: same-sex marriage, social cohesion
Why is the redefinition of marriage so significant?


Don’t use my pain as a weapon: infertility and same-sex marriage
Oliver Olivarez | 26 June 2015
tags: infertility, same-sex marriage
Infertility is a loss for us in a way it can never be for a same-sex couple.


Transgenderism: a pathogenic meme
Paul McHugh | 18 June 2015
tags: gender dysphoria, psychiatry, transgenderism
Gender dysphoria should be treated with psychotherapy, not surgery.


‘Safe sex’ means risky sex for teenagers
Carolyn Moynihan | 18 June 2015
tags: adolescents, HIV, risk compensation, safe sex
A new international study in links this message with earlier but not safer sex.


Sorry, feminism is not about choice
Pauline Cooper-Ioelu | 12 June 2015
tags: choice, feminism, liberalism
Liberal feminism asks nothing of women and delivers nothing in return.


We, too, need a #NOlostgeneration campaign
Michael Cook | 11 June 2015
tags: children, children's rights, paedophilia
What lies beyond the bizarre expansion of children's rights to euthanasia and sex change surgery?


An African-American woman reflects on the transgender movement
Nuriddeen Knight | 11 June 2015
tags: gender dysphoria, psychology, transgenderism
The more our society tries to free itself from gender stereotypes, the more it becomes enslaved to them.


Womanhood in peril at the trans frontier
Carolyn Moynihan | 08 June 2015
tags: feminism, transgenderism
Caitlyn Jenner’s cover picture has feminists fuming, but there are more radical moves to fret about.


Cultural dysphoria
Zac Alstin | 04 June 2015
tags: gender dysphoria, transgenderism
What if we were all honest as Bruce Jenner about the things that make us uncomfortable?


‘No, you can’t get treatment for your child’s gender confusion’
Barbara Kay | 04 June 2015
tags: Canada, gender dysphoria, psychiatry
An Ontario bill would ban a proven therapy for children suffering gender dysphoria.


Why moms and dads both matter in marriage
Jenet Erickson | 28 May 2015
tags: fatherhood, motherhood, same-sex parenting
Courts and legislatures cannot alter biology or psychology.


Making differences disappear: the evolution of science on same-sex households
Mark Regnerus | 22 May 2015
tags: New Family Structures Study, same-sex parenting
Revisiting a same-sex parenting study: re-analysis or "impression management"?


How the wrong kind of rights harm children
Jean Lloyd | 15 May 2015
tags: same-sex marriage, sexualisation of children, third party reproduction
The new sexuality rides roughshod over children's rights and welfare.


Conceived in violence, children of Boko Haram captives may bring meaning to mothers’ lives
Carolyn Moynihan | 14 May 2015
tags: Boko Haram, motherhood, rape
We should not jump to conclusions about motherhood after rape.


Will 2015 be the last Mother’s Day ever?
Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2015
tags: Mother's Day, same-sex marriage
The family is evolving, so perhaps we have finished with this celebration.


The troubling history of “sex change” surgery
Walt Heyer | 08 May 2015
tags: gender-reassignment surgery, identity, mental health, sex change, transgenderism
Enthusiasm for gender-reassignment surgery hides a trail of misery.


Just the facts, ma’am: rebutting the false ‘inevitability’ narrative
John C. Eastman | 28 April 2015
tags: democracy, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
The change in attitude to same-sex marriage has been enormous, says a Supreme Court judge. Really?


Rape culture, Rolling Stone and false witness against men
Barbara Kay | 09 April 2015
tags: journalistic integrity, rape culture
The myth that rape is a common crime on campus is having an interminable cultural moment.


Same-sex parenting and emotional harm: critiquing the critics
Carolyn Moynihan | 07 April 2015
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting, SCOTUS
The least harm deniers could do is read the studies they are attacking.


Closing the gender gap in education: lessons from Iceland
Carolyn Moynihan | 26 March 2015
tags: gender equality, single sex schooling, STEM
Single-sex education has an unexpected champion – a Nordic gender feminist.


Hearts, parts, and minds: the truth comes out
Doug Mainwaring | 25 March 2015
tags: marriage, natural law, same-sex attraction
Once I began thinking, reasoning, and examining my life, I couldn't stop.


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