A Victory for Unmarried Cohabiting Couples in a Time of Horrifyingly Discriminatory Proposals

These are frightening times for people who are not married and their children, and even for people who are married but no longer want to be. Lawmakers and political leaders in the US and elsewhere are busy proposing puritanical laws that penalize people for the sin of living single.

Will Same-Sex Marriage Undermine One of the Best Things the LGBT Community Gave to the World?

When Americans think about the people who mean the most to them, the people they can really count on when they need someone, they don’t come up with the same list of names that they once did. For a long time, immediate family members filled those roles. Grown-ups expected to look to their spouse first, […]

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Is America Really a ‘Singles Nation’?

A Psychology Today blogger considers the Christian Science Monitor cover story declaring that the U. S. is a “singles nation” and asks whether that really is so. What are the criteria for whether a country really is a “singles nation”? Read more here.

“Singles Nation”: Christian Science Monitor Cover Story

In the cover story, “Singles nation: Why so many Americans are unmarried,” the Christian Science Monitor interviews UE Board Chair Sarah Wright. Read the story here.

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A Victory for Unmarried Cohabiting Couples in a Time of Horrifyingly Discriminatory Proposals

These are frightening times for people who are not married and their children, and even for people who are married but no longer want to be. Lawmakers and political leaders in the US and elsewhere are busy proposing puritanical laws that penalize people for the sin of living single.

Will Same-Sex Marriage Undermine One of the Best Things the LGBT Community Gave to the World?

When Americans think about the people who mean the most to them, the people they can really count on when they need someone, they don’t come up with the same list of names that they once did. For a long time, immediate family members filled those roles. Grown-ups expected to look to their spouse first, […]

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Here’s How to Write in Support of an Expanded Definition of Family

Do you want the people you care about to count, even if they are not related to you by marriage or blood? You can ask the Department of Labor to expand the definition of family as it applies to paid sick leave. Activists from “A Better Balance” and “Family Values @ Work” have prepared a […]

UE Statement on Obergefell v. Hodges

Unmarried Equality joins in the celebration of the Supreme Court’s long overdue decision that marriage will now be a CHOICE for all! We also call on the U.S. to remember all of us are not married — single people and those in relationships who choose not to marry or cannot marry for a variety of […]

A Single Man Is Running for President

In this article at the Huffington Post, Sam Stein reports on the politics of a bachelor candidate for President. He interviews Thomas F. Coleman, longtime activist and founder and Executive Director of opponents of marital status discrimination when the group was called the American Association for Single People. Read the article here. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/15/lindsey-graham-single_n_7588610.html?utm_hp_ref=politics

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