Now It’s Really Time for Unmarried Equality

[This is the fourth in my new series of monthly columns. The views expressed here are my own and not the official positions of Unmarried Equality.] Now that the Supreme Court, in Obergefell v. Hodges, has made same-sex marriage legal across the land, one of the most popular questions has been, “What’s next?” I think […]

3 Roads to Social Justice – For Lasting Change, We Must Follow Them All

[This is the third in my new series of monthly columns. The views expressed here are my own and not the official positions of Unmarried Equality.] “Unmarried Equality (UE) advocates for equality and fairness for unmarried people, including people who are single, choose not to marry, cannot marry, or live together before marriage.” That’s the […]

The Global Struggle for Unmarried Equality: The Case of Finland

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New Monthly Blog from Bella DePaulo: Bella’s Blog #2 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 […]

Bella’s Blog

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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/    

Sept 21-27 is Unmarried and Single Americans Week

Sept 21-27 is Unmarried and Single Americans Week, as recognized by the Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff21.html  

Thank You Ann

       Unmarried Equality’s Board of Directors would like to thank Ann Schranz, Immediate Past Chair of the Board, for her faithful service to the organization’s mission and values since her term began in November 2009.  Ann’s dedication and commitment to promoting UE over the last several years has been nothing short of incredible, […]

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 […]

Wendy Davis’ Family of Choice: Why Rick Perry Just Doesn’t Get It

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 […]

The Rand Corporation’s New and Misleading Study

In June 2013, the Rand Corporation released a study called, “Cohabitation and Marriage Intensity: Consolidation, Intimacy, and Commitment” based on 2010 Census data. The study addresses general societal anxiety over rising divorced rates by looking at the effect of cohabitation before marriage. In other words, the authors of this study ask: do divorce rates rise […]