Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage
Reclaiming the Rainbow

(December 21, 2010) Reclaiming the Rainbow is stirring up a hornet's nest, most recently in the form of an entry on Anderson Cooper's "Ridiculist."

Direct download: Dec22_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06am PST

77 Non-Religious Reasons to Support Natural Marriage

(December 9, 2010) Dr J is the speaker for the first of Familia USA's "Marriage Building Series" of webinars.  Here she's giving a talk on "77 Non-Religious Reasons for One Man/One Woman Marriage," and she answers attendees' questions afterward.

Direct download: Dec21_10.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 2:37pm PST

Safe Sex

(October 20, 2010) The answer to the AIDS epidemic: more education?  That's according to Elton John, at least.  Dr J appears on Issues, Etc to discuss the situation and the reasons why obvious alternatives--like reducing the number of sex partners or even (gasp!) abstinence aren't being promoted.  What's the real meaning of "safe sex?"

Direct download: Dec16_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:23am PST

Prop 8 on Issues, Etc (Part 2)

(December 7, 2010) Dr J appears on Issues, Etc, where she and Todd Wilken discuss the start of the Prop 8 appeals trial (technically the 3-judge panel--Reinhardt, Smith, and Hawkins--is evaluating whether there is grounds for an appeal) and what we can expect.

Direct download: Dec15_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 8:50am PST

Jordan Lorence interview

(December 6, 2010) Dr J is reporting from the federal Prop 8 trial (the appeal is being heard at the San Francisco courthouse).  Here's her interview with Jordan Lorence, senior counsel & senior VP of the Alliance Defense Fund's Office of Strategic Initiatives in Washington, DC.

Direct download: Dec14b_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 9:20am PST

Austin Nimocks interview

(December 6, 2010) Dr J is reporting from the federal Prop 8 trial (the appeal is being heard at the San Francisco courthouse).  Here's her interview with Austin Nimocks, attorney and Prop 8 legal team member for the Alliance Defense Fund.

Direct download: Dec14a_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 9:04am PST

Prop 8 on Issues, Etc

(December 2, 2010) Dr J appears on Issues, Etc, where she and Todd Wilken discuss the start of the Prop 8 appeals trial.

Direct download: Dec13_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 2:00pm PST

Ron Prentice interview

(December 6, 2010) Dr J is reporting from the Prop 8 trial (the appeal is being heard at the San Francisco courthouse).  Here's her interview with Ron Prentice.

Direct download: Dec08c_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 1:42pm PST

Bruce Hausknecht interview

(December 6, 2010) Dr J is reporting from the Prop 8 trial (the appeal is being heard at the San Francisco courthouse).  Here's her interview with Bruce Hausknecht of Focus on the Family's CitizenLink.

Direct download: Dec08b_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 1:33pm PST

Bill May interview

(December 6, 2010) Dr J is reporting from the Prop 8 trial (the appeal is being heard at the San Francisco courthouse).  Here's her interview with Bill Mays.

Direct download: Dec08a_10.mp3
Category:Prop 8 -- posted at: 1:29pm PST

Marriage Equality: Impossible (@ ASU)

(November 30, 2010) Dr J speaks at Arizona State University on why marriage "equality" is impossible, based on the mechanics of parenthood in each case.  Since marriage redefinition is using parenthood to wedge the door open (so to speak), this issue is highly cogent even though not all married couples are parents.

Direct download: Dec07_10.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Marriage, Sex, and Social Justice

(November 19, 2010) Dr J speaks at Gordon College's convocation on the topics of marriage, sex, and social justice.  Her emphasis is on parenting and the way these decisions can positively (or adversely) affect child development.

Dr J's first lecture at Gordon College, "Sexual Liberation among the Urban Poor," is available here.

Direct download: Dec06_10.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:14pm PST

Sexual Liberation among the Urban Poor

(November 18, 2010) Dr J speaks at Gordon College on "The Sexual Liberation of the Urban Poor."  Arguably, when you examine how it plays out, not only is it not liberating--it's highly detrimental in many areas.  So what can we do?  How we can help?

The following day, Dr J spoke at Gordon on Marriage, Sex, and Social Justice--that podcast is available here.

Direct download: Dec01_10.mp3
Category:love & sex -- posted at: 2:00am PST