Cosima Marriner Children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well in their education, emotional and social development as those raised by heterosexual parents, new research shows.
Parents may be going too far in their ambition to give their child the perfect upbringing, writes Andrew Stevenson.
Matty Silver The topic of sex workers receives more hostile attention in the media than any other sexual issue. Sex work is highly stigmatised; referring to female sex workers as prostitutes in the public domain...
No 'Brady Bunch'
Katherine Feeney He’s probably in his 50s. A strong man, with a military background. Married once. Married again. Two kids. One was his, the other was hers. A son. When he was 30, step-dad asked him to leave.
Catherine Rodie The scientists behind the female condom have been tinkering with the design, and they think that this time round, it is going to take off.
Matty Silver People are not possessions and our partners don't own us.
MJ Angel Extramarital affairs and infidelity are common, with websites dedicated to helping people find them, bloggers spilling sordid details of deceptive trysts and more and more lives shattered by the ...
Katherine Feeney Did your parents have a happy marriage? If they didn't, are you screwed? Too many of us are beginning on the backfoot, and I wonder, what hope is there, if any?
How times have changed
Sandy Smith Repulsive no-no or healthy supplement? The debate is a long way from being settled.
Peter Munro Fact or fiction? You can never truly know with a compulsive liar. Peter Munro goes searching for the whole truth, and finds a fascinating conundrum.
Amanda Talbot Comfort! When you ask a designer, furniture buyer, magazine editor, advertising agency or customer what we want when it comes to our homes, the first answer is always comfort.
Polly Vernon With everyone always trying to "out-interest" each other, when did being normal stop being okay?
Teens and sex
Matty Silver Talking about sex with teenagers is something most parents find difficult; the teenage years are tough on both teens and parents.
The secret to a long life
Julian Ryall Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman born in 1898, shares her recipe for longevity: eating lots of sushi and sleeping eight hours a night.
Rene Lynch 'There are more feet,' the doctor told Kim Fugate after she had already given birth to Kenleigh, Kristen and Kayleigh.
Rebecca Holman How to keep your mouth shut and play nice while your friend works out she’s shacked up with a total drip.
For most 11-year-old boys, Facebook is a way to chat with friends and share photographs - but for Reece Puddington, it was a place to express a more momentous message.
She knew malaria was preventable, but aid worker Mandy George did not believe it could happen to her. After a terrifying brush with death, she is now warning travellers.
Katherine Feeney “Must not have dog,” is the tagline of my single girlfriend on her online dating profile. She is determined not to strike up a relationship with anyone who has another warm-blooded significant-other...
Nardine Saad Pop culture site JustJared.com and celebrity magazine People will not publish unauthorised images of celebrities' children, the media outlets announced Tuesday.