sex and society
Stop at three? That’s not what the Pope said
A remark to journalists about "rabbits" concerned responsible parenthood, not numbers.
US Supreme Court to tackle same-sex marriage
We need to know more about the effects of legalisation.
Men can have babies and other postmodern myths
To call a transgender man "he" is a political statement which obscures reality.
Celibacy does not create sex offenders
Some clergy have abused children, but indicting celibacy is a mistake.
“Why my grandfather assisted at the birth of the Pill”
Dr John Rock thought it would contribute to a healthier home life, says his granddaughter.
Why not hold sexual relations to a higher standard?
We have lost sight of the guidelines that define not what makes a criminal, but what makes a decent person.
The complexities of consent to sexual intimacy
In Canada and the US high profile media stars have been pilloried over allegations of sexual assault.
GoldieBlox and the female engineer
A new line of toys encourages girls into the profession. And fair enough, says an old hand.
The ambiguous legacy of The Pill
Contraceptives didn’t solve all of women’s problems. In fact, they created whole series of new ones.
Compulsory sex education won’t reduce rates of teenage pregnancy
Compulsory sex-ed is back on the UK government's agenda, but there's no evidence that it works.
A funny thing happened on the way to gender equality in Norway
A comedian found there was no science to support it.
Redeeming the world’s darkness with the radiance of love
A British rabbi's brilliant speech on the history of marriage.
Gay rights, privacy and the Apple CEO
Timothy Cook has stumped up as a gay icon. What will be the effect on other public figures?
The beauty of the country of marriage
In a brave new book, Anthony Esolen describes the very real consequences of redefining marriage.
Will egg freezing liberate women?
Big corporations like Apple and Facebook are covering the cost of egg freezing for women employees.
The Nobel Peace Prize they’ll never give
Surrogacy will be one of our biggest human rights challenges. But same-sex parenting boosters will veto awards to those who fight it.
LGBT activists have a range of strategies for discrediting women who question their goals.
Breaking the silence: redefining marriage hurts women like me - and our children
The push to present a positive image of same-sex families has hidden the devastation on which many are built.
Incest and pornography: more similar than we think
Incest remains taboo, but pornography also corrupts marriages and families.
Abuse is a social, not just a legal problem
Identifying offenders is all very well, but isn’t it time to make some social changes?
What a great Roman historian can teach us about IVF and egg freezing.
Rotherham: lessons from a British sex abuse scandal
Beyond the easy targets there’s an issue that challenges all of society.
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