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Walt Heyer and Ana Samuel – Rethinking Transgenderism

Mr. Heyer shares thoughts on transgenderism from an insider’s 70-year perspective: from child cross-dresser at age four to undergoing total gender reassignment surgery at age 42. He will reflect on why he decided to go back to living as a … Continue reading »

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David Upham – Mutual Attraction: The Hard and Hopeful Facts

A woman and a man form the marital bond for a variety for reasons—some of them noble and lofty—even, perhaps, supernatural. But such bonds begin, in part, with the subrational—the mutual attraction between male and female. All marriage-minded people, then, … Continue reading »

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Erika Bachiochi – Discovering Sexual Equality in Our Shared Response to Human Dependency

When we recognize, as a matter of priority, the human condition as one that is fundamentally embodied, and so inescapably vulnerable and dependent, we can better understand the nature of sexual complementarity. Seen from this perspective, sexual complementarity becomes sexual … Continue reading »

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Joseph Price – Where are all the good marriageable men?

There is a growing concern that there is a shortage of marriageable men. Economists have some unique insights into this issue based on their approach to estimating the benefits of marriage and how marriage markets work. This talk will discuss … Continue reading »

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Your Birth Control May Be Killing Your Sex Drive by Interfering With Oxytocin, The Love Hormone

  By Susan Scutti January 25, 2016 This article was originally published here on Medical Daily.  Could birth control be turning you off, not on? For women on the Pill, a new study suggests this could be the case. Hormonal … Continue reading »

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Jeffrey Shears – The Importance of Fathering in the Lives of Children

This presentation will focus on the unique contributions of fathers to children’s development. There is abundant research that highlights the importance of mothers in the lives of children and there is increasing support that positively involved fathers are equally important. … Continue reading »

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The Cradle of Life & Love: A Mother & Father for the World’s Children | 2 of 6 of The Humanum Series

Part of a six-part series on marriage from the global Humanum conference in Rome. Visit www.humanum.it for more.

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The Destiny of Humanity: On the Meaning of Marriage | Part 1 of 6 of The Humanum Series

Part of a six-part series on marriage from the global Humanum conference in Rome. Visit www.humanum.it for more.

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The Great Porn Experiment – Gary Wilson – TEDxGlasgow

In response to Philip Zimbardo’s “The Demise of Guys?” TED talk, Gary Wilson asks whether our brains evolved to handle the hyperstimulation of today’s Internet enticements. He also discusses the disturbing symptoms showing up in some heavy Internet users, the … Continue reading »

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Pornography, Women, and Children

***Video Includes Adult Language and Themes*** Panel presentation at Pervasive Porn conference sponsored by Students for Child-Oriented Policy at the University of Notre Dame on January 31, 2015. Panelists: Mary Anne Layden, Director, Sexual Trauma and Psychopathology Program at the … Continue reading »

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