Polygamists, Unite!

Newsweek / NZ Herald 18 March 2006 Marlyne Hammon knows what it’s like to feel hated and hunted. In 1953, when she was an infant, her father–along with dozens of …

Gay school guide

Herald Sun 04jun06 VICTORIAN schools are being advised to dump the words “mother” and “father” by a controversial new teachers manual that promotes the cause of same-sex parents. http://heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5478,19353137%255E2862,00.html

Peter Pan parents seek advice from kids

New York Times, April 5 The parent-child relationship is being reversed by a trend which sees parents consulting their kids about everything from choosing a movie to mum choosing a …

Abortion Researcher Confounded by Study

NZ Herald 5 Jan 2006 Researchers found that at age 25, 42 per cent of women in the study group who had had an abortion also experienced major depression at …

Academic takes on incest taboo

NZ Herald 22 May 2004 As the law and order select committee members sat around gob-smacked at the very thought of legalising incest, the professor who suggested the law change …

School sex-talk presenter banned

NZ Herald Mar 5 2004 A school principal has banned a visiting sex education speaker after a class of 16-year-olds was given an “entirely inappropriate” lesson. The teenagers, a mixed …

School quiz targets sex bias

NZ Herald Dec 8 2000 Senior school students are being quizzed on how likely heterosexual teachers are to prey sexually on children. In a deliberately provocative teaching programme designed to …

Women are more violent, says study

The Independent 12 November 2000 Bruised and battered husbands have been complaining for years and now the biggest research project of its kind has proved them right. When it comes …

Carer ‘stabbing’ case dismissed

NZ Herald Oct 28, 2010 A judge has thrown out the prosecution of a caregiver who poked a jagged broken pen into a boy’s leg “to teach him a lesson”, leaving …