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sex and society



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.


Why slam a defender of the poor?
Michael Pakaluk | 24 March 2015 |
tags: homosexuality, New York Times, philosophy, same-sex marriage
A Notre Dame philosopher's obsessing over gay sex is like fiddling while Rome burns.


Love me tinder, love me true
Matthew Beard | 23 March 2015 |
tags: dating app, dating websites, love, romance
The wildy popular dating app is corrupting romance.


School sex ed: how yesterday’s extremists shaped the agenda
Valerie Huber | 12 March 2015 |
tags: sex education, USA, World War I
An STD epidemic after World War I launched public sex education in America.


School sex ed: a fair and democratic proposal
Ada Slivinski | 12 March 2015 |
tags: Canada, parenting, sex education
Can parents push back against Ontario's "one-size-fits-all" sex ed programme?


The gender pay gap is baloney
Laura Perrins | 11 March 2015 |
tags: gender pay gap, women's careers
Most women would rather not run a megabank.


New relationships; new names
Michael Cook | 09 March 2015 |
tags: English language, gender theory, George Orwell, vocabulary
Gender confusion and reproductive technology are muddling the English language. We need to take action.


What would Abe have said about same-sex marriage?
Michael Stokes Paulsen | 03 March 2015 |
tags: Abraham Lincoln, same-sex marriage, US Supreme Court
The logic of the legal arguments for same-sex marriage are remarkably similar to those for the judicial imposition of slavery nationwide.


Protecting human nature: Pope Francis takes aim at gender theory
Robert A. Gahl, Jr | 27 February 2015 |
tags: gender theory, natural law, Pope Francis
In a book just published in Italy, the reforming pope defends the "design of the Creator...written in nature".


The envoy for sodomy
Robert R. Reilly | 25 February 2015 |
tags: homosexuality, human rights, John Kerry, LGBT, sodomy, State Department
A new US envoy takes LGBT activism to the global stage


Hooked up and tied down: the neurological consequences of sadomasochism
Aaron Kheriaty | 25 February 2015 |
tags: Fifty Shades of Grey, neurology, sadomasochism
An examination of the phenomenon of BDSM from the perspective of a psychiatrist.


My heart belongs to daddy
Margaret Somerville | 20 February 2015 |
tags: dating websites, internet, sex and society
The ethical complications of a website which matches up cash-strapped co-eds with millionaires.


The absurdity of transgenderism: a stern but necessary critique
Carlos D. Flores | 17 February 2015 |
tags: identity, mental illness, transgenderism
We should encourage social norms that reflect the truth about the human person.


Violence dressed up as erotica: Fifty Shades of Grey and abuse
Meagan Tyler and Laura Tarzia | 16 February 2015 |
tags: BDSM, domestic violence, Fifty Shades of Grey
Why did White Ribbon Australia want to use the film as a fundraiser?


Dear Justice Kennedy: An Open Letter from the Child of a Loving Gay Parent
Katy Faust | 10 February 2015 |
tags: same-sex parenting, Supreme Court marriage rulings
Redefining marriage promotes a family structure in which children suffer.


The “no difference” theory is dead
Michael Cook | 09 February 2015 |
tags: same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
A US study finds that opposite-sex parents are better than same-sex parents. Wait for the fireworks.


The downward spiral of romance
Zac Alstin | 05 February 2015 |
tags: BDSM, Fifty Shades of Grey, pornography, sado-masochism
Watching Fifty Shades of Grey on Valentine's Day is a dreary way to celebrate.


The hardest conversation
Miriam Grossman | 05 February 2015 |
tags: Fifty Shades of Grey, pornography, sado-masochism, sexual morality
After wall to wall publicity, how do you explain sadomasochism to your child?


Carl Djerassi, father of the pill, dies
Carolyn Moynihan | 03 February 2015 |
tags: contraceptive pill, obituaries
Did he ever doubt the wisdom of the contraceptive revolution?


When does gender equality begin?
Carolyn Moynihan | 30 January 2015 |
tags: domestic violence, sex-selective abortion, UK
Not in the womb, say abortion rights activists.


Stop at three? That’s not what the Pope said
Caroline Farrow | 27 January 2015 |
tags: birth control, Pope Francis, responsible parenthood
A remark to journalists about "rabbits" concerned responsible parenthood, not numbers.


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