The evidence is unmistakable: there’s just no amount of government coaxing that will make unmarried couples want to, as Beyoncé would say, “put a ring on it.”
I can’t know the ethics of Ms. Hamilton’s relationship, or her skills and talents to teach elementary school. What I do know is that premarital chastity should not be among the criteria of employment.
101 Reasons Not To Have An Abortion is a faux guide full of the usual lies but also incoherent. As a public service to anti-choicers, I thought I’d model a clear-cut argument stating the real reasons you don’t want women to have abortions.
In Cheating on the Sisterhood: Infidelity and Feminism, Lauren Rosewarne’s details her own personal struggles as a willing participant in an illicit relationship that resulted in another woman’s devastation, as well as her own. It is a political look at the motivations that fuel situations of betrayal and the justifications one provides oneself from the inside.
I have to give kudos to Michael Gerson for stating in a recent Washington Post column that abstinence-only-until-marriage might be a “nice idea” for those who see these issues in religious or ideological terms, but is not feasible as a social expectation.
The more evidence shoved in our faces that marriage just doesn’t work as well as we want, the more we bury our heads in the fantasy.
There was no way a two-hour film version of “Sex and the City” would live up to the complexity of the six-series-long show. But did half the characters need to be so flat, and the show’s attempt at racial diversity such a misfire?
Dowry practices in India drive women’s limited access to education and self-determination.
In India, women — viewed as either the husband’s or father’s property — cannot make decisions about their own marriages. But a new decision made by Muslim bodies and Islamic scholars says that under Sharia law, a woman cannot be married against her will.
Sex within marriage is not a right — it is something that is consented to even though vows have been taken.