American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Advocates Marriage for Health and Other Benefits. Sign our Petition!
ACOG’s endorsement of same-sex marriage states that it “advocates for all of our patients’ health and well-being,” but does nothing of the sort. It recommends marriage as a means to financial security and improved benefits in healthcare, social security, and shared property. Unmarried Equality calls ACOG on its perpetuation of marital status discrimination in a […]
We try to keep on top of activities that work against our goals, and wanted to share something that recently came through our media alerts. Here at Unmarried Equality we advocate for unmarried, cohabiting and polyamorous relationships. Within the “unmarried” category we recognize single people, those in committed relationships, those in legal domestic partnerships, and […]
In the Media
May 20, 2013. Unmarried Equality participated in a panel discussion generated by our petition to the American Academy of Pediatrics. There was no support for the AAP assertion that a legal marriage provides the best parenting environment for children. Watch the show.
July 30, 2013 by Cindy Butler
On this Sunday’s (July 28, 2013) news show, “This Week,” George Will once again provided a sound bite that is so outrageous you will not believe that it came from an experienced political analyst. Fortunately, retribution was swift and loud, as hundreds of bloggers immediately called him out for the backward ideology upon which he […]
July 22, 2013 by Antonio Skilton
On June 25th, Wendy Davis, Harvard law graduate and Democratic Texas state senator held a filibuster for a full 11 hours with no food, water, and without being allowed to sit, or even lean on anything for support. The filibuster stopped Senate Bill 5, a firm anti-abortion law, from being passed before the end of […]
Around the Nation
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 […]
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.
There are some interesting results in this survey. It’s a small sample size, so not scientific by any means. Still, it’s worth a look.