Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage
Why Marriage Matters

(April 28, 2010) Dr J appears on Catholic Answers Live! to discuss why the institution of marriage matters historically and presently in human society and to field questions on the subject.

Direct download: Apr30_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:25pm PST

The Hook-Up Culture

(April 21, 2010) Jamie Gruber appears on The Drew Mariani Show to discuss the hook-up culture on college (and some high school) campuses.  What's the problem?  What's the solution?  Her insights include why the term used is ambiguous, the role of alcohol, other people as objects, and more.

Direct download: Apr28_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25am PST

Gay Divorce

(April 20, 2010) The latest attempt to get same-sex marriage laws on the books ironically centers around the dissolution of same-sex relationships.  In the state of Texas (Texas!), where SSM initiatives were rejected by a 3-1 margin at the voting booth, this tactic has surfaced.  Dr J and Todd Wilken have more of the story...

Direct download: Apr26_10.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 8:35am PST

Interview @ The King's College

(February 8, 2010) Marvin Olasky, provost of New York City's The King's College and editor-in-chief of WORLD Christian Magazine, interviews Dr J on a wide range of topics relating to marriage and family.  Afterward, she takes student questions.

Direct download: Apr20_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:35pm PST

Commonwealth Club Forum: Same-Sex Marriage Court Cases at the State and Federal Levels

(February 17, 2010) The Commonwealth Club of California hosts a speaker panel to discuss same-sex marriage, both in the context of the state and federal challenges through the courts and more generally in society and culture.  The four panelists are Molly McKay, media director for Marriage Equality USA; Jennifer Roback Morse, president and founder of the Ruth Institute, Therese Stewart, Chief Deputy City Attorney, San Francisco; and Kevin Snider, attorney for the plaintiffs in the federal court case over Prop 8, and Chief Counsel of the Pacific Justice Institute.  Doug Sovern, broadcast journalist of "Sovern Nation" and 3-time winner of the AP's "Reporter of the Year" Award for California, moderates.

Direct download: Apr15_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 5:00am PST

Two Mommies Are as Good as Mom and Dad

(April 12, 2009) Judith Stacey and Timothy Biblarz's new study, "Two Mommies Are as Good as Mom and Dad," actually goes further than this: midway through the piece, the viewpoint becomes that women (or gay men) are better than heterosexual men.  Dr J has already responded in print; now she unpacks this study in a podcast.

Direct download: Apr14_10.mp3
Category:homosexual parenting -- posted at: 6:55am PST