Australians will be asked to complete a voluntary, non-binding postal vote on marriage reform. Wouldn't it be easier - and cheaper - to do a sample survey instead?
Your ideas are not immune to criticism just because you express them with sincerity: people are worthy of respect, ideas are not.
Just as Taiwan legalised same sex marriage, China shut down the country's most iconic lesbian social media platform.
Although South Africa has taken steps to rid itself of the apartheid-era view of marriage as only heterosexual and monogamous, discrimination against religious marriages persist.
The bishops could not be more culturally tone deaf.
Same-sex marriage is not a 20th-century phenomenon; couples have long claimed the right to marry.
This week our collaborators at the PBS debate show Point Taken ask: is the U.S. moving too quickly or too slowly on gender rights?
Should opposite-sex couples be allowed to enter civil partnerships? Many same-sex couples already in one think so.
As the latest chapter in the push for same-sex marriage in Australia is written, it's worth reflecting on how this movement has evolved over time.
What are the consequences of defining marriage as a "fundamental liberty"? And what difference will this ruling make to discrimination against gays and lesbians in other areas of life?
Lawyers and law students betting on recent decisions have been spot on predicting outcomes. It isn't all that hard, when you think about it.
Michelle Grattan talks to Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull about the government's new anti-online piracy measures, Zaky Mallah on ABC's Q&A, gay marriage and much more.
Outright homophobia has mostly moved from the mainstream of public discourse to its margins. For this, we can thank pioneers like Lance Loud of An American Family.
The Supreme Court is the final word on the country's laws but its decisions don't necessarily end culture debates. Two scholars look at same sex-marriage arguments made before the court.