The Kids May Not Be All Right

(by Dave) Moviemakers may like us to believe that “The Kids Are All Right,” but global evidence to the contrary is mounting. Mitch Pearlstein, a former officer in the department of Education and now the president of the Center for … Continue reading →

Promises of Marriage and the Self

(by Stephen) If marriage is nothing more than love + commitment, it is inexplicable how our laws about marriage—and most importantly, our public ceremonies of marriage—ever came to pass. The expectation that marriage is sexually exclusive and faithful, not to … Continue reading →

Reaping the “Benefits”

(by Peggy) On October 13th I attended a debate about same-sex marriage between Maggie Gallagher and Dale Carpenter. For me, the debate simply perpetuated my lack of understanding about what exactly people in same-sex relationships want from legalizing same-sex marriages. … Continue reading →

How I Misunderstood Marriage

(by Stephen) Next November, Minnesotans will vote on an amendment to our state’s most fundamental legal document, the state constitution. The amendment would establish that a marriage can consist only of one man and one woman. Admittedly, marriage in Western … Continue reading →