Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay is a weekly columnist for the National Post newspaper in Canada and a regular contributor to the Post’s opinion blog, FullComment. Her writing also
appears in various publications and other opinion blogs, usually on the subject of cultural trends related to feminism and multiculturalism. She is a former college teacher of English Literature and Composition, and has a long record of service to voluntary organizations in the Jewish and general communities of Montreal, where she lives with her husband of
46 years (as of 2010). Her hobbies include reading, reading and reading plus enough gym time to satisfy the exercise nazis. Her favourite extra-curricular activity is hanging out with her son and daughter and their families in Montreal and Toronto, and even more so at the Maine beach house they all love.

Grow up, will you?
16 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: adolescence, hippies, maturity
Once upon a time, you were supposed to grow up. That was a long time ago. Now you can stay an adolescent forever.

All shall be poor
28 Aug 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage, narcissism, parenting
How today’s sexual narcissists insist on propagating their dreary values.

Justifying one’s existence
28 Jul 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Canada, euthanasia, human dignity

Choosing to live out one’s natural life will soon be as unpopular as refusing an abortion.

Messing with Mother Nature
20 Jul 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF
The human species is changing but we're stuck on polar bears

Holding up a mirror to perversity
27 May 2009 | FEATURES |  
Francis Bacon represents an art world bent on showing the human body in its most degraded form.

Reduced to pulp
11 May 2009 | FEATURES |  
A British publisher is persuaded that an encyclopedia of Christianity with Christian content is not such a good idea after all.

Quebec kids to learn Orwellian spirituality
14 Jan 2009 | FEATURES |  
All school children in Quebec are being forced to study moral relativism. 

Education suffers from high self-esteem
14 Nov 2008 | FEATURES |  
Students bubble-wrapped against failure lack both humility and motivation in their approach to higher learning.

Religulous superstitions
7 Oct 2008 | FEATURES |  
Belief in God is a prophylactic against tarot cards and pseudoscience.

From ‘pot’ to ‘skunk’: new verdict on a noxious weed
29 May 2008 | FEATURES |  
Authorities and opinion makers who embraced cannabis in earlier decades are having to smoke their words.

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