Our Messy Individualism – Briefing Article

The Briefing have published an article which is a reworking of a few pieces I penned a while ago, “Our Messy Individualism“. Here’s a short excerpt of some of the reasoning part-way through, I suspect, therefore, there’s a more basic common motivation that influences the push towards both abortion and gay adoption—that of the increasing perception of […]

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The Australian on the Tenor of the “Gay Marriage” Debate

A useful editorial from The Australian (my emphasis),  AMONG its “reasons why marriage equality matters”, the Australian Marriage Equality lobby group lists “growing support in Australia and around the world” – an argument that implies public opinion deserves to be respected. But, unfortunately, the group showed scant respect for the democratic process when it slammed Immigration […]

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The Marriage Act

The following video ran at the end of the Australian Christian Lobby’s recent webcast, “Defining Marriage“. I missed the broadcast, being on a plane, but hope to get some viewing in over the next few days. Here’s the “Marriage Act” video. The Marriage Act from whatismarriage on Vimeo. Clever. I think I’d want to focus […]

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The Regnerus Study on Same-Sex Parenting

Finally we’ve got a study on this topic that begins to provide meaningful results. Science Direct have the text of “How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study” (pdf here). Here’s the abstract: The New Family Structures Study (NFSS) is a social-science data-collection project that […]

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