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2010 Sexuality, Integrity, and the University -- National Conference


Friends with Benefits or the Benefits of Friends?: The Fall of Friendship in the Hook-up Culture and the Need for its Restoration to Relationships

Opening remarks by conference moderator, Micah Watson, Ph.D., Union University Elizabeth Marquardt, Institute for American Values Jason Carroll, Ph.D., Brigham Young University The hook-up culture, present on nearly every college campus in the nation, has significantly distorted friendship. On many … Continue reading »

Restoring the Foundation: Why Marriage and the Intact Family Matter

Christine Kim, Heritage Foundation For decades, marriage and the intact family have been declining, without any indication of relenting. The trends are dramatic, and the consequences far-reaching. The divorce rate is twice that of 1960, and for the average couple, … Continue reading »

Masculinity and the Real Man: The Clash of Biology and Culture

Donald Hilton, M.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center Biologically, masculinity, and femininity are inherently expressed through the effects of the related sex steroids; testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone. It is the balance of these hormones that determines biological male and … Continue reading »

Feminism and Femininity: The Tie Between Identity and Beauty

Pia de Solenni, Ph.D., Diotima Consulting The feminist revolution of the 1960’s radically altered society’s view of women. Today, feminist influences appear in education, work, fashion, and the media. Yet many young women, having grown up in a post-feminist area, … Continue reading »

Marriage Without Adjectives: Explaining Natural Marriage

Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., Ruth Institute National turmoil exists regarding the definition of marriage. Voters in thirty states have constitutionally defined marriage as the union between a man and woman, while court systems and state legislatures in five states have … Continue reading »

Ask the Experts: How to Answer Tough Questions Inside and Outside of the Classroom

Christine Kim, Heritage Foundation Donald Hilton, M.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center Jason Carroll, Ph.D., Brigham Young University Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., Ruth Institute Pia de Solenni, Ph.D., Diotima Consulting Steven Rhoads, Ph.D., University of Virginia  Understanding the arguments supporting marriage, family, … Continue reading »

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