Charles Waterstreet I thought Penny Wong was going to swallow young Maya Newell whole on Q&A last Monday.
Alexandra Petri If you want to understand the concept of Straw Feminism, look no further than the piece on FoxNews.com by Suzanne Venker called ''The War on Men''.
The Loaded Dog
The Prime Minister says she is against gay marriage but Britain is close to legalising it. Are our laws out of step with the rest of the world? Should this be an election issue?
Heckler AN INVITATION arrived recently to attend an interstate wedding. A lovely young couple who've been living together for about five years.
Conrad McDonald Marriage really matters. So do "wives and husbands". These are important terms, with inbuilt notions developed over centuries: responsibility, commitment, sacrifice, companionship, love.
Peter Jensen Marriage really matters. Thank God we are talking about it. As Professor Patrick Parkinson said in these pages last week, marriage is ''by far the most stable, safe and nurturing relationship in...
Richard Glover Sydney's Anglicans have changed the marriage ceremony so the wife agrees to ''submit'' to her husband.
Edward Santow The bill calling for marriage equality is doomed to failure. A full parliamentary inquiry would allow the arguments to be considered openly and with reference to the evidence.
Harry Herbert There is a failure to learn from past mistakes when social issues arise.
David Smith The President's backing of marriage equality is symbolically important, but it is important to remember where the real power lies in America's so-called 'culture wars'.
Alexandra Patrikios If the cloying royal wedding coverage is all getting a bit too much, fear not – Twitter can be trusted to put things in perspective.
Chris Berg Conservatives who decry the decline of marriage as an institution are right. Straight people have been undermining the sanctity of marriage for decades. This is a bad thing.
Heckler DID you know that in Australia you can't get your marriage registered if your celebrant does not say the words "marriage, according to law in Australia, is the union of a man and a woman to the...
Heckler I RECENTLY received an invitation to a family wedding that included a piece of stationery tied with a decorative ribbon.
MIRANDA DEVINE In the upcoming movie, Sex and the City 2, we hear the much-ballyhooed marriage of Carrie and Mr Big is on the rocks.
Richard Glover To write a good romance, you have to keep the lovers apart, which is tough in an age in which people tend to fall into bed together.
Kim Rubenstein and Danny Ben Moshe It is staggering that with one albeit very serious case overseas, that of the Ben Zygier suicide, Ben Saul (The Age, 20/2/13) wants to turn back the clock of globalisation and multiculturalism.
Bruce Guthrie The paparazzi and editors give the people a magazine they want and deserve.
Martin Flanagan Last Monday was George Orwell Day in Britain, a good day for considering his legacy.
Nicholas Tonti-Filippini Religious schools should have the right to employ whoever they see fit.