Porn is grooming men to become predators–and use “rough sex” as a defence in murder cases

By Jonathon Van Maren Last week, I noted that a female porn director had come out to warn that pornography was mainstreaming sexual violence in the romantic context, and that the stark rise of choking during sexual encounters is evidence of this. “Face slapping, choking, gagging and spitting has become the alpha and omega of any porn…

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The Democrats are now the party of the rich–and the elites are targeting Christianity

I’ve noted several times on this blog that one interesting element of the current political realignment underway in the United States is the fact that the longstanding (albeit uneasy) coalition between Big Business and social conservatives that made up the Republican base has collapsed, and we are still not entirely aware of what the ramifications…

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Activists are trying to “reduce stigma” surrounding HIV–by launching an “HIV-positive sperm bank”

By Jonathon Van Maren A couple of years ago, some of you might remember, California state Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco sparked outrage by putting forward legislation that would reduce knowingly exposing others to HIV from a felony to a misdemeanor. In other words, withholding the information that you are HIV-positive from the partner you are…

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The Guardian called this “the greatest photograph of the 20th century.” A question: Should we be allowed to kill him?

By Jonathon Van Maren Over at The Guardian, a British newspaper that can be accurately referred to as “pro-abortion,” Charlotte Jansen just published an essay on the famous photographs of pre-born children taken by photojournalist Lennart Nilsson, asking whether the photograph of a baby at 18 weeks gestation is “the greatest photograph of the twentieth…

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Lecturer’s union representing more than 100,000 university staff says people can “self-identify” their race

By Jonathon Van Maren We all knew it was coming, and here it is: According to The Telegraph, one major lecturer’s union has declared that people “should be allowed to identify as black no matter what colour they are born.” After all, if your penis doesn’t tell us anything about your sex, your skin color…

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