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 […]

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.

George Will is Beyond Ridiculous

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 […]

Why We Can be Happy About the DOMA Ruling

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a key provision of the federal Defense of Marriage Act or DOMA, that which defines marriage as between a man and a woman, and spouses as heterosexual, is unconstitutional. Some of our members have questioned whether Unmarried Equality should have engaged in the same-sex marriage movement at all, as our ultimate goal is to banish the belief that legal marriage is the only acceptable form for a committed relationship and to eliminate the assignment of benefits and privileges based on marital status. Read More

Washington Post Surveys Those Under 50 About Having Children, Single Parents, and Changing Families

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.

Judge tells lesbian couple to separate — or lose kids

Dallas – Laws that were written to keep different-sex partners out of the house after divorce are now aimed at same-sex couples. The laws are antiquated and need to be repealed. This effects all unmarried people, not just same-sex couples! Here’s the article.

Unmarried Equality on HuffPost Live

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.

Unmarried with children:Does being married make people better parents?

May 14 – The Chicago Tribune follows up on UE’s petition to the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Unmarried are Invisible, Forgotten

February 27 – UE comments are carried by United Press International.