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March 24, 2014
How Fred Phelps helped the gay-rights movement
The late Fred Phelps with his Westboro Baptist Church, who picketed funerals of soldiers killed...
March 18, 2014
J.R.R. Tolkien on Sex
In 1941, J. R. R. Tolkien did what most fathers tremble to do: talk to...
February 21, 2014
Gender diversity and language
You thought it was complicated using "non-sexist" pronouns, avoiding the generic "he" for "he or...
February 17, 2014
The 58 gender options
When you give your gender, that used to be a clear choice between "male" or...
February 06, 2014
UN panel tells Church to change its teachings
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child has issued a statement directing...
December 28, 2013
Update: A&E caves on Duck Dynasty
I guess people are allowed to criticize gay sex after all: Phil Robertson, the patriarch...
December 23, 2013
You are not allowed to disapprove of gay sex
Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson was not accused of mistreating gay people, nor of interfering...
December 17, 2013
Sex and freedom in ancient Rome
Classical scholar Peter Brown has published in the New York Review of Books an excited...
December 10, 2013
The worst obligatory sex scene of the year
One of the banes of contemporary literature, in my opinion, is the obligatory sex scene,...
November 19, 2013
Google to fight child pornography
Who says nothing can be done about online pornography? Google is not only applying technological...
October 22, 2013
A society that is losing interest in sex
Young people in Japan are not only losing interest in marriage. They are losing interest...
October 16, 2013
Homosexuaity as a social construct
Michael W. Hannon reminds us that postmodernist philosopher Michel Foucault, himself a homosexual, has maintained...
October 02, 2013
Children as casualties of the sexual revolution
"In contemporary America," says Anthony Esolen, "condemnation of pedophilia rests on sentiment and not on...
September 16, 2013
Cohabitation requires too much commitment?
The number of unmarried couples who are just living together skyrocketed in the last decades...
September 06, 2013
So how do contraceptives work?
Pro-lifers are told not to worry about the morning after pill, as mandated by Obamacare. ...
September 02, 2013
A call to legalize sex between teachers and pupils
More taboos keep falling down. A column in the Washington Post, no less (the leading...
August 30, 2013
A sociologist looks at Progressive vs. Conservative Christianity
In the context of a discussion about a growing movement of conservative Catholicism in England,...
August 23, 2013
Sexual orientation change vs. gender change
New Jersey has passed a law forbidding counseling or therapy that tries to change a...
July 30, 2013
The Pope refuses to judge gay people
Pope Francis, responding to reporters' questions, said, "Who am I to judge gay people?" Though...
July 24, 2013
Great Britain to battle internet porn
Yes, England and other European countries are more secularized than the United States. And yet...
July 17, 2013
As the abortion battles shift to the states, pro-abortionists are all fired up over Texas,...
June 25, 2013
Conference on gay marriage & gay ministry
Are you familiar with Doxology, the Lutheran institute on pastoral care (as well as care...
June 24, 2013
Celibacy & friendship
Wesley Hill is a gay Christian who agrees with the Biblical teachings on homosexuality and...
June 21, 2013
Exodus International is going out of business
Exodus International, the evangelical ministry to gays that sought to help them change their orientation,...
June 13, 2013
The qualities of gay & lesbian marriages
Sociologist Mark Regnerus discusses what we are learning about homosexual marriages, based on studies of...
June 12, 2013
Over-the-counter morning-after pill for all ages
Recently, the FDA approved the "morning-after pill," a contraceptive taken after sex, for sale without...
June 04, 2013
Archbishop of Canterbury on Gay Marriage
In the United Kingdom, gay marriage has passed the House of Commons and is now...
June 03, 2013
ELCA elects a gay bishop
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (not to be confused with the Lutheran Church Missouri...
May 24, 2013
Boy Scouts accept gay members
The Boy Scouts of America voted to accept gay members. The ban against homosexual scout...
May 08, 2013
Gay marriage and state tyranny
English theologian John Milbank gives a different argument against gay marriage. He says it will...
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