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What economics has to say about same-sex marriage

Love and companionship make most people happy and generally represent two of the key reasons why couples marry. In the economists’ view, love and companionship are a particular type of commodity: they cannot be purchased or traded on a market, but they can be produced...
Same-Sex Marriage: A Case for “Yes”

Same-Sex Marriage: A Case for “Yes”

Guillaume Paumier/Flickr , CC BY-SA In its decision last week, the High Court of Australia cleared the way for a voluntary survey of the electorate to gauge community support for same-sex marriage. I don’t defend this idea: a voluntary survey is an unreliable...
High Court gives go ahead for marriage ballot

High Court gives go ahead for marriage ballot

Malcolm Turnbull received the result via a text during question time. Mick Tsikas/AAP The High Court has struck down the challenges to the same-sex marriage ballot, clearing the way for voting papers to start going out next week. The court’s decision was handed down...
A Byzantine ancestor to same-sex marriage?

A Byzantine ancestor to same-sex marriage?

Hailed as "Mother of the Emperor", Danelis goes to Constantinople to meet with Emperor Basil I From wikimedia, CC BY-ND You might think same-sex marriage is something completely new. You would be mostly right, but history has other things to show us. History...
Meghan Trainor anger over anti-gay marriage ad

Meghan Trainor anger over anti-gay marriage ad

Meghan Trainor anger over anti-gay marriage ad 25 August 2017 From the section Australia Pop star Meghan Trainor has said it is “so wrong” that her face has been used in an anti-gay marriage campaign in Australia without her consent. Australia is set to...
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