What We Mean When We Say Marriage Is ‘Work’

What feels perhaps most radical is de Marneffe’s reclamation of the work involved in marriage as creative and worthy. With the stigma gone from sex, cohabiting, and child-rearing outside marriage, plenty of people wonder why they should even bother …

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Same-Sex Spouses Should Have E.U. Residency Rights, Court Is Told

regardless of individual member countries’ stance on same-sex marriage, a senior legal adviser to the European Union’s top court said on Thursday. The opinion, related to a case before the Court of Justice involving a Romanian man and his American …

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County Commission Votes Down Anti-Gay Marriage Resolution

MORRISTOWN, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee county commission has rejected a symbolic resolution condemning same-sex marriage. News outlets report four Hamblen County commissioners voted for the resolution Thursday, while five voted against it and four abstained.

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Will Chief Justice Roberts save same-sex marriage?

(CNN)When the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in Obergefell v. Hodges, many LGBTQ commentators recognized there could be backlash. And indeed there was. “Bathroom bills,” such as House Bill 2 in North Carolina, were passed requiring …

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Are LGBT Americans actually reaping the benefits of marriage?

Only recently – when states started passing laws guaranteeing same-sex couples the right to marry – could researchers begin to examine how marriage impacted the health of LGBT Americans. At the University of Washington, our team has conducted the first …

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Same-sex marriage and its legal hindrance in the Philippines

Leading lawyer, judge, and writer Justice Robert A. Jackson once said: “[f]reedom to differ is not limited to things that do not matter much. That would be a mere shadow of freedom. The test of its substance is the right to differ as to things that touch …

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