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Hobby Lobby Is Already about Us: LGBT Hetero-Sex

Amy Andre | Posted 09.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Amy Andre

When was the last time you asked your lesbian BFF what kind of birth control she uses? Your gay neighbor if any of his female lovers are on the pill? Your bisexual bowling league buddies... well, anything p-in-v related whatsoever?

Lawyers In Same-Sex Marriage Case Claim The Purpose Of Marriage Is Procreation

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Marriage exists for its procreative potential, not just as recognition of a loving relationship between two people, and the U.S...

Should Transhumanists Have Children?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.30.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

While the international movement of transhumanism is rapidly growing and diversifying, its most important goal remains the same: overcoming human mortality.

Some Futurists Aren't Worried About Global Warming or Overpopulation

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

What many environmentalists, journalists and politicians fail to consider when assessing the future is how quickly technological innovation is growing. The future is coming much faster than people realize.

Let's Talk About Sex, Duck Dynasty Style

Jennifer G. Bird | Posted 03.02.2014 | Religion
Jennifer G. Bird

The focus tends to be on the plumbing, if you will, and the procreative outcome. The focus is all too often on the body parts that are involved instead of on what happens within a person when he or she is attracted to another person.

Doesn't Parenting Impact the Learning Process?

Mark Baer | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

If parents don't know how to discipline their own children, that is a parenting issue, not a teaching issue.

Marriage Equality: How I Changed My Mind

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 07.03.2013 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

I long feared the confusion that might arise from marriage grounded solely on affection. How do we know what to honor as "marriage" and how do we distinguish that from "friendship"? I can now see that the boundary line must be the strength of commitment shared by two loving hearts.

The Purpose Of Marriage Is Not Procreation

Eric Simpson | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Eric Simpson

The purpose of marriage is not motivated by survival of the species, the urge or mandate to procreate, nor merely to enjoy the pleasures of sex. Love is the unitive factor in marriage.

Apparently My Marriage Isn't Real Either

Amelia | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Amelia

Charles Cooper, the lawyer defending Prop 8 in the Supreme Court, insisted that the ability to create children made heterosexual marriage legitimate and homosexual marriage downright wrong. For me this is personal, because it calls my own (heterosexual) marriage into question.

Is It Selfish To Pursue Fertility Treatments Instead Of Adoption?

Healthland, TIME | Posted 02.02.2012 | Women

There's a reason that the desire to have children is so strong. It's got everything to do with perpetuation of the species, in the long term, and perp...

What Defines A Woman...And What Does California's Prop 8 Have To Do With Menopause?

Rebecca Booth, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Booth, MD

Recently I have held some interesting conversations stemming from the debate about California's Prop 8. Specifically, if the law defines the state of matrimony to be legal only between a man and a woman, how does the law define a man and a woman?