Bella’s Blog, #2

New Monthly Blog from Bella DePaulo. Bella DePaulo (PhD, Harvard), a long-time member of Unmarried Equality, is the author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After and the forthcoming How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century. She writes the “Living Single” […]

National Singles Day to be Celebrated in Los Angeles 1/11/15

Anyone in the Los Angeles, CA area, please join us on Sunday, January 11th, 2015 in West Hollywood from 1-4 PM to support a wonderful new nationwide Singles’ movement. For more information, copy this link into your browser:  http://nationalsinglesday.us/singles-day-2015/singles-day-2015-weho/    

In the Media

Advocate of Marriage Equality Now Wants Equality for Singles

A long-time advocate of marriage equality is now making the case for equality for singles. In his thoughtful article, James Lopata interviewed UE Board Chair Sarah Wright, who told him that UE is trying to “reignite a conversation” about fairness, so that ultimately, our public policies will be marriage-neutral. Read the entire Boston Globe story […]

Our Concepts of Family Are Expanding, and Our Laws Need to Catch Up

In an important article, “When 8 adults and 3 children are family,” Hugh Ryan reviews many of the ways that contemporary Americans are creating family, and argues that laws should be rewritten to reflect how Americans are actually living. He interviewed Sarah Wright, UE Chair of the Board of Directors, who lamented that “the state […]

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Bella’s Blog, #2

New Monthly Blog from Bella DePaulo. Bella DePaulo (PhD, Harvard), a long-time member of Unmarried Equality, is the author of Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After and the forthcoming How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century. She writes the “Living Single” […]

Bella’s Blog

New Monthly blog from Bella DePaulo. Bella DePaulo (PhD, Harvard), a long-time member of Unmarried Equality, is the author of  Singled Out: How Singles Are Stereotyped, Stigmatized, and Ignored, and Still Live Happily Ever After and  the forthcoming How We Live Now: Redefining Home and Family in the 21st Century. She writes the “Living Single” […]

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Around the Nation

More Companies Are Telling Same-Sex Couples to Get Married or Lose Their Benefits

As same-sex marriage victories pile up, more and more employers are dropping domestic partner benefits, telling their gay and lesbian employees that if they want benefits, they will have to marry. Read more about it at the Wall Street Journal.

Unmarried Equality Petitions Condo Association to Stop Discrimination on the Basis of Marital Status

In response to a story out of Florida, UE has launched a petition to stop a condo association’s refusal to sell units to unmarried couples and families. The practice not only violates the rights of qualified purchasers, it prevents association members from marketing to the largest pool possible when selling their properties. Let them know […]

Singles Over 50 Giving Up the “Hunt”

In AARP’s The Magazine August/September issue, Marion Winik talks about the fulfilling lives of older singles – and the enjoyment of relieving themselves of the search for a partner.

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