Taiwan might be the first Asian nation to legalize same-sex marriage. The country is working on legislation that will permit people who love each other and are of the same sex to marry, which is a great thing to see! Let’s hope that other places in the region follow suit and begin the process . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Taiwan is About to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
I moderate my comments because I once got 67 comments about carpet cleaning on one post. I rarely get comments at all, so I hate to block any I do get, but an anonymous writer sent in a comment on my recent post on Krakauer’s latest book. The comment had little to do with . . . → Read More: A Puff of Absurdity: On Marriage and Divorce and Trolls and Haters
BY SIMRAN BAKSHI, LAWYER, WISE LAW OFFICE Imagine waking up one morning to discover that your spouse may not actually be your spouse, as far as the law is concerned.
In what can only be described as “un-frikin-believable”, a Peterboroughcouple has come to learn that the wedding officiator they found on Kjiji was not actually . . . → Read More: Wise Law Blog: Bogus Clergyman Creates Marital Limbo:
In his book of aphorisms, Human, All Too Human, Friedrich Nietzsche described “marriage as a long conversation” like this: When entering a marriage, one should ask the question: do you think you will be able to have good conversations with this woman right into old age? Everything else in marriage transitory, but most of the . . . → Read More: Scripturient: Blog & Commentary: Thirty years later…
Much is being made of a decision by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) managers at Toronto’s Pearson airport to allow a small group of Hindu priests to avoid screening by female border guards to comply with their religious beliefs. Apparently some f… . . . → Read More: THE FIFTH COLUMN: Much Ado About Religious Accommodation
Much is being made of a decision by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) managers at Toronto’s Pearson airport to allow a small group of Hindu priests to avoid screening by female border guards to comply with their religious beliefs.
Apparently some female CBSA officers feel that they were discriminated against by this decision. I could . . . → Read More: THE FIFTH COLUMN: Much Ado About Religious Accommodation
I wanted to chime in on a facebook discussion about that list (a man made a spreadsheet of his wife’s excuses for refusing sex), but it wasn’t started by an official FB friend, so I couldn’t comment on it. I’m not sure the etiquette on this, so I’ll just keep everyone anonymous. Here’s the opener . . . → Read More: A Puff of Absurdity: On That List of Excuses for Not Having Sex Floating Around the Interweb
You know how on election night the TV news channels try to out do each other with ever more ridiculous graphics and sound to announce their big “Official Prediction” ages after everyone has already figured out who the winner is going to be? Well drum roll please, ladies and gentlemen and others on the . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: The marriage equality war in the US is over. We won.
I used to love Dave Foley. Kids in the Hall was one of the most epic variety shows, and Canadian to boot. Then there was News Radio that had awesome […]
We need more facepalm stat!!!
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Marriage equality became law in England and Wales after Queen Elizabeth granted Royal Assent to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill last Wednesday.
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“If you’re lonely when you’re alone, you’re in bad company.” Jean-Paul Sartre
In yesterday’s Globe & Mail, Margaret Wente claims that people can get to a much greater depth of understanding and “perfection” of self through a married relationship than they can possibly do if they remain single.
“…the road to self-actualization . . . → Read More: A Puff of Absurdity: The Not-So-Awful Truth About Being Single
As the 2012 U.S. presidential election approaches, it’s safe to assume that a significant chunk of the debate will revolve around same-sex unions. This graphic from the Marriage & Family Counseling puts things into perspective. Source: Marriage and Family Counseling Degrees RELATED: On the chopping block, Canada gay marriages Anderson Cooper: “The Fact Is, I’m . . . → Read More: Canadian Progressive: Same-sex marriage and the 2012 U.S. presidential election debate
You read that correctly, a $259 million (USD) boom in New York City’s economy is thanks to respecting human rights! Changing the law to reflect reality and letting homosexuals marry one another has generated some needed economic growth for the local economy. All of this in just one year!
“Marriage equality has made our City . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: In New York City Gay Marriage is Worth $259 Million
If you live in a state that doesn’t allow you to marry your partner, there may be a solution — although it might not work in states with a marriage amendment, and there is a caveat.
Go corporate. Incorporate yourself.
The US Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens United has opened up the possibility because, well, . . . → Read More: Dented Blue Mercedes: Marriage Goes Corporate.
This video went viral on YouTube, with over six million views after four days. And no wonder – it really is the best proposal ever1
It is more than just a little ironic that the first black president in US history is hesitant about giving support to the concept of legalizing, or legitimizing, the right to universal marriage .
I hate the term ‘gay’ used as some sort of blanket coverage for LGBT issues, as if such a light-hearted term . . . → Read More: Left Over: On Irony….
I was scanning my google reader the other day and I saw Dumb Little Man had a blog post called Five Surefire Ways to Kill Your Marriage.
It’s hard to live up to a killer title like that. The article itself was predictable: Date night, sex, mind-reading, negativity, blah blah blah.
Except . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: Do you put your children or your marriage first?
The Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party shouldn’t merge to defeat the Conservatives, they should merge to be better than themselves .
Liberals often cite diversity is strength but at the same time rebuff making the party stronger, making a new party stronger by uniting with the NDP. New Democrats often take pride . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Legalize Same-Ideology Unions
“Marriages between Jews and citizens of German or kindred blood are forbidden. Marriages concluded in defiance of this law are void, even if, for the purpose of evading this law, they were concluded abroad.” – Nuremburg Laws, September 15 1935, Germany
In the United States by the late 1960s all laws banning people from . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: Israel Bans Palestinians From Living With Spouses