Building the next generation of leaders for marriage, family, and sexual integrity

2012 Sexuality, Integrity, and the University -- National Conference


Why Every Day Must Be Father’s Day

When we look at today’s social problems — poverty, violence, abuse — we need to do more than create programs to fix them. We need to ask how these problems came about in the first place. Click here for Roland … Continue reading »

162 Reasons to Marry

Abstract: Marriage is the foundational relationship for all of society. All other relationships in society stem from the father-mother relationship, and these other relationships thrive most if that father-mother relationship is simultaneously a close and a closed husband-wife relationship. Good … Continue reading »

Growing Up With Two Moms: The Untold Children’s View

The children of same-sex couples have a tough road ahead of them—I know, because I have been there. The last thing we should do is make them feel guilty if the strain gets to them and they feel strange. – … Continue reading »

How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships? Findings from the New Family Structures Study

The New Family Structures Study (NFSS) is a social-science data-collection project that fielded a survey to a large, random sample of American young adults (ages 18–39) who were raised in different types of family arrangements. In this debut article of … Continue reading »

The Kids Aren’t All Right: New Family Structures and the “No Differences” Claim

Two new peer-reviewed studies show that family structure matters and children do best when reared by their married biological mother and father. Click here for article by Dr. Ana Samuel.

8 Most Common Mistakes Fortune 500 Brands Make With Facebook Content

Posting effective Facebook content on a daily basis can be difficult even for the biggest of brands. The following are the eight most common mistakes to avoid in order to get the most out of your social approach. Click here for … Continue reading »

10 Ways to Humanize a Brand on Social Media

Click here for 10 tips on how to humanize your brand on social media such as Facebook.

Why Mothers Matter

Children who were deprived of maternal care during extended periods in their early lives “lacked feeling, had superficial relationships, and exhibited hostile or antisocial tendencies” as they developed into adulthood (Kobak, 1999, p. 23). Bowlby concluded that the attachment between … Continue reading »

The Meaning of Sexual Differences

On the Meaning of Sexis, “quite simply, number one, especially for this generation. It is deep yet clear, reverent yet punchy, sound yet relevant, idealistic yet realistic, thoughtful yet exciting. It makes boredom impossible. The style is as beautiful as … Continue reading »

The Meaning of the Sexual Powers

J. Budziszewski is the author of many books, including What We Can’t Not Know: A Guide, The Revenge of Conscience, Evangelicals in the Public Square, and three books for young people about Christian faith. Click here for his article on … Continue reading »

Queers as Folk: Does it Really Make no Difference if Your Parents are Straight or Gay?

This study arrives in the middle of a season that’s already exhibited plenty of high drama over same-sex marriage, whether it’s DOMA, the president’s evolving perspective, Prop 8 pinball, or finished and future state ballot initiatives. Click here for full … Continue reading »

Marriage and the Public Good: Ten Principles

Scholars from history, economics, philosophy, psychiatry, law, and sociology come together to discuss the reasons why marriage is in the public interest.  They discuss the challenges marriage is facing in today’s wold, set forth grounding principles on the value of … Continue reading »


Are the Kids All Right? Lessons from the New Family Structures Study and the Public Debate

  Dr. Mark Regnerus’ July 2012 publication of a study on the outcomes of young adults who report parental same-sex relationship behavior raised a considerable ruckus. Though reactions were often heated, the truth about what the study says lies somewhere … Continue reading »

Introduction to Sexuality, Integrity, and the University and Keynote: A New Look at Home Economics

  Paul Kerry, Ph.D., Brigham Young University Patrick Fagan, Ph.D., Marriage and Religion Research Institute Dr. Paul Kerry introduces the 2012 national conference of the Love and Fidelity Network; Dr. Patrick Fagan delivers the keynote address on how our cultural … Continue reading »

Lessons from the Ground: Student Leaders Share their Successes, Obstacles, and Advice

  Eduardo Andino, Yale University ’13 Luciana Milano, Harvard University ’14 Chris Mooney, Georgetown University ’13 Providing an alternative voice on campus and striving to impact the sexual culture on campus is challenging work. Student leaders are at the forefront … Continue reading »

Talking About Sex: Its Nature, its Meaning, and How to Discuss it with Friends

  J. Budziszewski, Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin It takes very little reflection to see that we aren’t designed for hooking up. Then what are we designed for? We have a biological and an intellectual design; what is our sexual design? … Continue reading »

Extending Your Reach: Communicating with Social Media

  Mike Matthews, The Mobile Culture Want your social media strategy and content to be more engaging, scalable, and influential? Or, are you just beginning to utilize these popular tools and need help getting started or even deciding which to … Continue reading »

Shaping the Way we are Perceived: Branding Campus Initiatives

  Patrick Dennis, Dennis Creative No organization can afford to ignore how it is perceived by various audiences. While branding is often thought of in terms of selling a product, it is equally – and perhaps more – important for … Continue reading »

Why Knot? First Comes Love, Then Comes What?

  Roland Warren, Care Net Roland Warren, CEO of Care Net, shares insights to help students and young adults recognize the importance of marriage and marriage culture.

Building Alliances on Campus

  Luciana Milano, Harvard University 2014 Audrey Pollnow, Princeton University 2013 Robert P. George, Princeton University Student leaders Luciana Milano Audrey Pollnow along with Dr. Robert P. George share insights and lessons from their experiences as faculty and student leaders … Continue reading »


Family Structure Studies

This website presents the latest social science data about how children who were raised in different family types compare, as adults, on a variety of outcomes and measures. It primarily showcases data from the recently completed New Family Structures Study … Continue reading »

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