Marriage

Unequal divorce

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July 26, 2008

What’s tougher to get than a same-sex marriage? A same-sex divorce – Los Angeles Times By Sue Horton, Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJuly 25, 2008PROVIDENCE, R.I. — On the morning of May 26, 2004, Cassandra Ormiston and her long-time partner Margaret Chambers arose early, hopped in the car and raced across the border into Massachusetts. […]

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This is like, not even a satire

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July 22, 2008

How To Have a Feminist Wedding | eHow.com By NaomiRG What does it mean to have a "feminist wedding"? Different couples may define this in many ways, just as different people define feminism in many ways. Most would agree, however, that a feminist wedding includes alternatives to some of the more patriarchal aspects of a […]

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Polls and musings

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July 20, 2008

Almost simultaneously with the new Field poll showing Californians rejecting a state constitutional amendment to bar same-sex marriage, the Quinnipiac Polling Institute released a new national poll  on attitudes toward same-sex marriage. Not surprisingly, the results were less supportive of equal marriage rights overall, although with a few interesting specifics.  Quinnipiac asked a series of […]

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New Field poll shows Californians oppose Prop 8 by 9% margin

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July 18, 2008

A Field poll of likely voters released today shows that 51% of Californians intend to vote no on Proposition 8, a state constitutional amendment which would in essence reverse the California Supreme Court decision in In re Marriage Cases, 43 Cal.4th 757, 183 P.3d 384 (2008). The statewide survey completed this week shows a series […]

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