Some people wonder why the fight for marriage rights is important to gays and lesbians, given marriage’s spotty history. Others wonder why it’s important to call it “marriage” — aren’t “civil unions” enough? John Corvino explains why the rights and responsibilities of marriage are important, and how “separate but equal” never really ends up being… Continue reading Why Marriage? (Why not Civil Unions?)
Is homosexuality unnatural? Does it threaten society? Are gays and lesbians “born that way”–and does it matter either way? In this hour-long program, Dr. John Corvino tackles these questions and more. This is the 2007 recording of “What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality?” which John first developed in 1992 and has since delivered before hundreds of… Continue reading What’s Morally Wrong with Homosexuality? Hour-Long Lecture
Why study philosophy? Drawing on a favorite story (from a cookbook!) John Corvino offers a multitude of reasons.