Moynihan, Carolyn
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Deputy Editor for Carolyn Moynihan is an Auckland journalist with a special interest in family issues. She also edits the international family issues newsletter, Family Edge.


Currently showing only those Articles posted in: 2017

New! Millennials stall the gender revolution in the home

Millennial men, the headlines tell us, prefer stay-at-home wives. And their female counterparts, to a lesser extent, agree. How can this be?

Date posted: 2017-04-19

'Talking contraceptives with mom and grandma'

A famous pair of philanthropists come up with the worst idea ever for International Women's Day.

Date posted: 2017-03-18

New Zealand's Prime Minister has some awesome family stats

Meet Bill and Mary English: 30 years married, 6 kids, 23 siblings between them.

Date posted: 2017-03-10

Dear Warren: Contraception going well, newborn mortality not so well

Bill and Melinda Gates report on how they have been spending a philanthropic windfall.

Date posted: 2017-03-06

Married 82 years, a couple share their secret

A New Zealand couple are honoured for their fidelity.

Date posted: 2017-02-21

Big media notices the 44th March for Life

But will their interest extend to the unborn child itself?

Date posted: 2017-02-15

Wall-Eh? How to make an enemy on your border

There are Trump policies, like knocking back the abortion establishment, that are unpopular with a lot of Americans but still reasonable and morally defensible. Building the wall is not one of them. It is not just, sad. It's bad.

Date posted: 2017-02-04

"I'm glad I didn't change my gender" says Ruby Rose

Australian model Ruby Rose Langenheim, who is also an actress, has thrown a spanner in the gender works. She said she was glad she did not have gender reassignment surgery because now she is happy to be a woman and wants children of her own.

Date posted: 2017-02-04

The pink hat brigade hand the boy's locker room another victory

Claiming vulgar terms for women's bodies does not advance their rights.

Date posted: 2017-02-04

Modelling Down syndrome: how advertisers are responding to a cause

In an era that celebrates diversity, you never know who is going to make a very public appearance next. Enter little children with Down syndrome, modelling toys and clothes for popular US brands.

Date posted: 2017-01-03