Two stories… turned my thoughts to the ethics of reproduction and the lengths to which we might go to generate offspring. One story involved birds; the other humans. Both stories are about loss – in the case of the birds, loss of their species; in the case of the humans, loss of the values and norms governing our most intimate relationships.
Responding adequately to the sad news of the Kambala sexual assault petition — the latest spotlight on the sexual assault epidemic — is a sobering challenge for us all. Leading educators in our secondary schools, depressed by the recent revelations and struggling to find solutions, are themselves revisiting calls for better “consent training” for students. But, as others […]
In the past weeks thousands of testimonies from present and former schoolgirls about sexual assaults by male peers, often in association with alcohol or drugs, have been posted on a website set up by Chanel Contos, who had attended a prominent Sydney girls’ school. These heartbreaking and graphic accounts have reignited calls for education in […]
What’s behind the ‘sex recession’?
Will marriage become a minority practice?
We have got sex so wrong. Rebuilding starts with men.
Is “the Genital Life” worth living?
Making war, not love.
The City of Philadelphia penalises religious belief.
The exclusion of children allows lust – and power – free play.
Thin communication could be making us neurotic.
Deep currents within our culture keep the opposing sides from communicating with each other
Sadly, most of the fathers doubt that they do.
A review of a new book on the sexual culture of younger Americans.
It was the Obama administration that found they weren’t working.