21 Reasons Why Gender Matters : Overview

21 Reasons Why Gender Matters — This blog posting contains an overview of the discussion paper. Download link for full paper (954kb PDF file)

  1. Gender uniqueness and complementarity means that each gender has a unique contribution to work, society and interpersonal communication that cannot be filled by the other gender in its entirety.
  2. Acknowledging gender differences helps children learn more effectively.Face of child, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  3. Men and women are happier and healthier when they acknowledge and celebrate their respective gender differences.Girl blowing dandelion seeds, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  4. The masculine gender is an essential ingredient for fatherhood, and children raised by a committed father do much better in life.Boy, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  5. The feminine gender is an essential ingredient of motherhood, and children do better in life with an involved and committed mother.
  6. Marriage is the best way for men and women to enjoy gender complementarity.Kids with snorkel gear, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  7. Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between a man and a woman is essential for the continuation of humanity.Girl, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  8. Gender complementarity in a life-long committed marriage between a man and a woman is needed for a healthy, stable society.
  9. Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between a man and a woman is good for the economy as a whole.Girl, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  10. Marriage involving a man and a woman is the foundation of a successful family and the best way to protect children.Boy, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  11. Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between men and women is the best way to teach children the value of gender.
  12. Gender is important in understanding the significance of manhood.
  13. Gender is important in understanding the significance of womanhood.
  14. Gender differences are universally celebrated and acknowledged around the world in healthy societies. Conversely, societies and civilisations which reject gender uniqueness and complementarity often face harmful consequences.
  15. Healthy gender development is important because it prevents individuals of either gender from developing compulsive obsessive disorders that can lead to sexual addiction and other pathologies.
  16. Gender disorientation pathology, as in the form of sexual addictions, is often a symptom of family dysfunction, personality disorder, father absence, health malfunction or sexual abuse.
  17. Gender disorientation pathology will lead to increased levels of drug abuse and partner violence.Dad and daughter, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  18. Gender disorientation pathology will increase the risk of communicable disease and the likelihood of suffering bad health.Dad and kids, from 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters
  19. Gender disorientation pathology will decrease life expectancy.
  20. Gender disorientation pathology is preventable and treatable.
  21. Gender disorientation pathology encourages the sexual and psychological exploitation of children.

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Authors & Contributors — 21 Reasons Why Gender Matters

21 Reasons Why Gender Matters has 34 authors and contributors, some of whom come from the USA, like noted academic Dr. Judith Reisman and well-known author Dale O’Leary. Three of the authors are former homosexuals. Many others are noted Academics.

  • James Adams – Fathers4Families, NSW
  • Shirley Baskett – Author and Public Speaker, VIC
  • Ron Brookman – Living Water Ministries, NSW
  • Dr Michael and Dr Michelle Browne – Medical Practitioners, NSW
  • Dr Kevin Donnelly – Author, Academic and Social Commentator, VIC
  • Eugene Dwyer – Psychologist and Counsellor, NSW
  • Richard Egan – Family Research Officer, FOL, WA
  • Steve Estherby – Minister and Social Commentator, NSW
  • Mary-Louise Fowler – Vice President, Australian Family Association, NSW
  • Babette Francis – Endeavour Forum, VIC
  • Philip Harback – Tasmanian Men’s Network, TAS
  • Dr Robert Kelso – Senior Lecturer, Ethics and Public Policy QLD
  • Peter Lane – Counsellor and Public Speaker, QLD
  • Alan MacKenzie – Men Transforming Men, QLD
  • Warwick & Alison Marsh – Fatherhood Foundation, NSW
  • Dr Graham McLennan – Author and Convenor NACL, NSW
  • Bill Muehlenberg – CultureWatch, Secretary of Family Council of Victoria, VIC
  • Dale O’Leary – Author of Gender Agenda and One Man, One Woman, USA
  • Dr Tim O’Neill – Medical Practitioner and Counsellor, ACT
  • Dr David and Ros Phillips – Festival of Light Australia, SA
  • Dwight Randall – Life Ministries, WA
  • Dr Stuart Reece – Medical Practitioner, QLD
  • Dr Judith Reisman – President of the Institute for Media Education, Family Researcher and Author, USA
  • Jack Sonnemann – Australian Federation for the Family, TAS
  • Peter and Jenny Stokes – Saltshakers, VIC
  • Trevor Suitor – Men of Integrity, NSW
  • Dr Jim Turner – Medical Practitioner and Lecturer Health and Behavioural Sciences, NSW
  • Peter and Maria Walker – Aboriginal Elders, AICM, NSW
  • Barry Williams – President, Lone Fathers Association of Australia, ACT

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