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April 16, 2018
Backpage Knew It Was Trafficking Children for Sex
The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act, which passed with an overwhelming bi-partisan majority, was signed into...
April 13, 2018
Churches’ Contempt for Men
Matthew Cochran, a Concordia Theological Seminary lay graduate who blogs at 96th Thesis has a...
April 03, 2018
Law Makes Websites Liable for Sex Trafficking
Congress has passed a law holding websites criminally liable if they are used for sex...
March 22, 2018
Marriage, Living Together, Divorce Statistics–by Denomination
The Pew Research Center has released a study of marital status in U.S. religious groups. It...
February 23, 2018
Court Rules in Favor of Another Judge Who Won’t Do Gay Weddings
We have been following the case of Judge Ruth Neely, a Wyoming magistrate who lost...
February 22, 2018
The Problem of Strippers at Funerals
In China, a large attendance at a funeral is a way to honor the dead. ...
February 20, 2018
Hollywood’s New Rules for Sex Scenes in Light of #MeToo
Hollywood is reeling from the sexual abuse and harassment scandal that brought down producer Harvey...
February 14, 2018
A Serious Call to Ban Pornography
Some of you may remember that in our predictions for 2018, I said that the...
February 12, 2018
Mallory Millett’s Critique of Her Sister’s Feminism
Kate Millett, who died last year, has been called the Karl Marx--or even the Mao...
February 02, 2018
The End of Anonymous Access to Pornography?
The pendulum is swinging against sexual permissiveness, as the reaction against sexual abuse and sexual...
February 01, 2018
Hypocrisy at the Grammys
The Grammy Awards last Sunday, the music industry's award show, featured the by-now familiar litany...
January 31, 2018
The Question That Defines the Culture Wars
David French observes that the different perspectives in the culture wars hinge on the way...
January 09, 2018
Warnings Against the “Re-Moralization” of Sex
People are fighting to keep the sexual revolution alive, even as it falls apart. They...
January 03, 2018
How the Sexual Revolution Morphed into a Religion
If traditional religions are receding, and yet much of the population remains “spiritual but not...
December 07, 2017
The Case of the Gay Wedding Cake
The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop, v....
November 28, 2017
A New Sexual Identity: The Digisexuals
Add to the panoply of sexual preferences, orientations, and identities a new term, one that...
November 27, 2017
Why Assume That Joseph Was Old?
The portrayal of St. Joseph as an old man is not from the Bible but...
November 17, 2017
Sex Charges Expose Hypocrisy
The accounts of sexual harassment, assault, and other mistreatment of women have become an avalanche. ...
November 14, 2017
The Roy Moore Controversy
Roy Moore, the judge who refused to remove the Ten Commandments, is the Republican nominee...
October 25, 2017
Having a baby with a sex robot
Human ingenuity has given us a new information medium of staggering potential, a major use...
October 13, 2017
Sex Is a Big Deal
The Sexual Revolution overthrew all moral teachings and cultural attitudes that put limits on sexual...
October 03, 2017
Conservatives on Hugh Hefner, pro and con
The New York Times token conservative Ross Douthat gives what I consider to be the definitive summary...
September 29, 2017
Hugh Hefner’s Actual Legacy
Hugh Hefner, founder of Playboy Magazine, has died at age 91. Along with the birth control...
September 21, 2017
Teenagers are forswearing “adult activities” like sex & drinking
The number of teenagers who have had sex and who have tried alcohol has plummeted since...
September 12, 2017
The Problem Isn’t “Too Much Gospel”
Some churches that seem to go easy on moral issues are accused of preaching "too...
September 08, 2017
Secularization Comes From Sex
Cohabiting couples tend to stay away from church. So do others engaged in sexual practices...
August 31, 2017
The Nashville Statement on Biblical Sexuality
Is this a "catholic" document, in the sense that all conservative Christians can sign it,...
July 27, 2017
The transgendered are banned from the military
President Trump announced that the U.S. military would no longer "accept or allow" transgender individuals...
July 21, 2017
“We’re going to punish the wicked”
Tim Gill, who made his fortune from Quark publishing software, may be the biggest funder...
July 21, 2017
From love songs to sex songs
Popular music used to favor love songs. In popular music today, the theme of romantic...
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