Lesbian Couple And Hairdresser Sperm Donor To All Be Listed On Baby’s Birth Certificate

A Florida judge has approved an adoption allowing three people — a gay man and a married lesbian couple — to be listed on the birth certificate of their 23-month-old daughter.

Let Them Eat Wedding Rings Report Questions Marriage Promotion in Welfare Reform

Update: Download the Second Edition (PDF), released June, 2007. Groundbreaking report provides the perspective of those who are directly affected by efforts to promote marriage: unmarried people. January 28, 2002 Unmarried Equality (UE) released a new report, Let Them Eat Wedding Rings: A Report on Marriage Promotion and Welfare Reform, to comment on the misguided attempts […]

“Do Married People–Especially Women–Have Healthier Hearts? Yes, New Study Finds”

Yahoo Shine interviews UE’s executive director Cindy Butler in, “Do Married People–Especially Women–Have Healthier Hearts? Yes, New Study Finds,” on February 1, 2013.

New Name, New Look – Same Mission!

Welcome to the website of Unmarried Equality. Unmarried Equality began as the “Alternatives to Marriage Project” over 12 years ago. Our name is shorter and easier to remember, but our mission has not changed. (Name and logo rationale documents.)

If you believe that unmarried people have the same worth and dignity as married people, this is where you belong. Members of Unmarried Equality believe that discrimination on the basis of marital status is unfair and counterproductive in a society that cares for all its members.

“Unmarried and Unequal”

The Good Men Project interviews UE’s executive director in, "Unmarried and Unequal" on December 17, 2012. 

“Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?”

Cindy Butler talks about the growing rate of unmarried cohabitation in the U.S. on "Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?" on The KJ5000 Show BlogTalkRadio on December 4, 2012.

“Cindy Is Speaking Up For Unmarried Americans”

The Washington Times interviews UE’s executive director in, "Cindy Is Speaking Up For Unmarried Americans" on November 18, 2012. 

“Not Married, Not Single”

UE receives a mention in an article written by former UE Board member Kevin Maillard for Essence magazine, "Not Married, Not Single."  You can find the article in the November issue, or read it here.

“I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do”

Time magazine interviews former UE Board Member, Tom Amoroso in, "I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do" in the August 6, 2012 issue. *We are pursuing rights to link to the article.

Don’t leave us out!

UE speaks out in a New York Times opinion piece by Cindy, "Unmarried and Ignored by the GOP."