Helen M. Alvaré
Helen M. Alvaré is a law professor at George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where she teaches and writes in the areas of family law, and law and religion. She is also a Senior Fellow at the Witherspoon Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, and Chair of the Task Force on Conscience Protection, as well as a Consultant to the Pontifical Council for the Laity. Previously, she was the voice of the U.S. Catholic bishops on matters concerning respect for life, and a litigation associate at a Philadelphia law firm. She is married with three children.
Should government talk more about the risks of hormonal contraception?
23 Nov 2016 | FEATURES |
Depression, blood clots, disease and other harms take a back-seat to birth control.
Women’s leverage in the mating market
5 Aug 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |
Science confirms: women set the rules for dating, sex and marriage.
Plastic sexuality: a modern sociologist on the effect of contraception
30 Jun 2016 | CONJUGALITY |
Anthony Giddens saw a profound change in the meaning of sex.
Is “infertility default” really the preferred option?
24 Mar 2015 | FEATURES |
Long-acting contraception targets the poor and minorities
No, all women do not support the contraceptive mandate
12 Aug 2013 | FEATURES |
The Obama administration thinks that women care more about free contraceptives than freedom of religion.
Children made me
30 Aug 2012 | FEATURES |
A Catholic academic and feminist tells how she discovered the meaning of marriage and the joy of self-giving.
Jon minus Kate plus insane divorce laws
30 Nov 2009 | FEATURES |
Kate has 'grown out of' Jon and there is nothing to stop them bringing misery on their eight minor children.
International Women’s Day: Recovering a sense of women’s dignity
7 Mar 2008 | FEATURES |
In the name of freedom women have connived in reducing their sex to a consumer object. It is time to look for a new path to liberation.