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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In the United Kingdom, some teenagers have had up to six abortions

By Jonathon Van Maren During last year’s abortion referendum in Ireland, debates, discussions, and interviews about abortion were aired nearly nonstop on both radio and television for the last several weeks of the campaign. I was volunteering with the Save the 8th campaign with a few of my colleagues, and watching the animated late-night brawls over…

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Choking and strangulation now dominate mainstream porn–and girls are suffering as a result

By Jonathon Van Maren The ugly influence of digital pornography is in the news cycle once again, this time in a brutal article in The Star noting the social impact of porn use bleeding into the bedroom in real life. On the heels of a report in The Atlantic that warned of a sharp rise in the practice of choking during sexual…

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