Month: September 2012

Chasing smackers, but not sex offenders

Agency knew of carer’s sex crime Stuff.co.nz 28 Sep 2012 Two Palmerston North children were left in the care of a convicted child sex offender for more than a year before Child, Youth and Family responded to their mother’s pleas…

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Strike 3 on redefining Australia marriage

The Australian House of Representatives and the Senate have voted down separate private members bills seeking to legalise same-sex marriage. And now…. Tasmania rejects gay marriage bill TVNZ 28 Sep 2012 Same-sex marriage advocates in Australia say the fight is…

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I reject the suggestion of marriage equality – Gay Aust MP

Senator SMITH (Western Australia) during the Marriage debate in Australia in September 2012: “I reject the suggestion of marriage equality. Marriage equality has been a slogan; it has been a campaign. The claim to equality ignores the widely accepted fact…

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Support for Gay Marriage Drops In Latest Poll

Media Release 27 Sep 2012 Family First NZ says that a Research NZ poll shows that support for same-sex marriage has dropped to less than 50%, down 11% from a similar poll in 2011. “Only 49% of the 500 respondents…

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This is how crazy it’s going to get when redefining marriage

France set to ban words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ under gay marriage Fox News 25 Sep 2012 France is set to ban the words “mother” and “father” from all official  documents under new plans to legalize gay marriage and give equal…

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APA – Wrong on Same-sex parenting and children’s outcomes

Science Direct.com July 2012 Loren Marks, Louisiana State University In 2005, the American Psychological Association (APA) issued an official brief on lesbian and gay parenting. This brief included the assertion: “Not a single study has found children of lesbian or…

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White Ribbon wrongly focuses on gender – Prof Fergusson

On National Radio today, the topic is family violence, and our media release on family violence Well worth a listen Release of police family violence statistics – Audio Brian Gardner, manager of National Network of Stopping Violence Services and spokeperson…

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Time For Some Real Marriage Equality

This is a superb tongue-in-cheek essay! CultureWatch Nov 2010 There are countless people around the world who would love to marry, but cannot, due to archaic and oppressive marriage laws which prevent them from publicly celebrating and highlighting their relationship.…

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