21 Reasons Why Gender Matters — This blog posting contains an overview of the discussion paper. Download link for full paper (954kb PDF file)
- 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.
- Acknowledging gender differences helps children learn more effectively.
- Men and women are happier and healthier when they acknowledge and celebrate their respective gender differences.
- The masculine gender is an essential ingredient for fatherhood, and children raised by a committed father do much better in life.
- The feminine gender is an essential ingredient of motherhood, and children do better in life with an involved and committed mother.
- Marriage is the best way for men and women to enjoy gender complementarity.
- Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between a man and a woman is essential for the continuation of humanity.
- Gender complementarity in a life-long committed marriage between a man and a woman is needed for a healthy, stable society.
- Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between a man and a woman is good for the economy as a whole.
- Marriage involving a man and a woman is the foundation of a successful family and the best way to protect children.
- Gender complementarity in a life long committed marriage between men and women is the best way to teach children the value of gender.
- Gender is important in understanding the significance of manhood.
- Gender is important in understanding the significance of womanhood.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Gender disorientation pathology will lead to increased levels of drug abuse and partner violence.
- Gender disorientation pathology will increase the risk of communicable disease and the likelihood of suffering bad health.
- Gender disorientation pathology will decrease life expectancy.
- Gender disorientation pathology is preventable and treatable.
- 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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