She The People: marriage

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Will the next pope in a new world change the Catholic Church?

The next pope will take over the Catholic Church in a political world with dissenting voices, and try to satisfy those who would be faithful but not silent.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  08:52 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  catholic church; new pope in changing times; gay marriage; homosexuality and catholic church; pope benedict; who will next pope be?

Posted at 12:11 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Does stress make us more hag-like?

According to research, women are more stressed out than men, and it could be making our brains age faster.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  12:11 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aging, stress, women, marriage

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Chick-fil-A controversy over same-sex marriage draws Billy Graham back into spotlight

If all goes according to plan, Billy Graham will be eating chicken on Wednesday to show his opposition to same-sex marriage.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:40 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Billy Graham, Franklin Graham, President Obama, same-sex marriage, Chick-fil-A, Mike Huckabee, religion

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Katie and Tom, Rielle and John: A week of break-ups

People magazine broke the news Friday that Katie Holmes has filed for divorce from Tom Cruise in New York. The quips soon spun.

By Suzi Parker  |  05:22 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes, Rielle Hunter, John Edwards, Nicole Kidman, Mimi Rogers, Hollywood, marriage

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Is Obama losing support among black N.C. voters?

Public Policy Polling offered a rare disclaimer of its own results, saying it “seems like an unrealistically low share of African American voters for Obama.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  president obama, mitt romney, black voters, African Americans, same-sex marriage, polls, DEcmorats, Republicans, North Carolina, 2012 convention

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Green Lantern comes out of the closet

DC Comics announced Friday that Green Lantern, a superhero staple for decades, is gay.

By Suzi Parker  |  06:47 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Green Lantern, Batman, Wonder Woman, comics, gay marriage, Barack Obama

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Colorado's civil union showdown

Killed in the Colorado House by GOP parliamentary maneuvers, a special session seeks to make civil unions legal.

By Sandra Fish  |  11:04 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Colorado, civil unions, gay marriage, 2012 election

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Taking Obama, or politicians, at their word

Maybe sometimes, a politician simply means what he says.

By Mary C. Curtis  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, same-sex marriage

Posted at 05:49 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Does Michele Bachmann know about same-sex union in Switzerland?

Does she know about same-sex marriage in her new country?

By Suzi Parker  |  05:49 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michele Bachmann, same-sex marriage, Barack Obama, Tea Party, Switzerland

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Sorry, North Carolina. Marriage is a basic civil right.

We should reject the whole notion of “traditional American family values.”

By Michelle Bernard  |  09:43 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sam Sex Marriage, North Carolina Marriage Amendment, Civil Rights

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Beth Myers, Romney’s office spouse

Not all close working relationships qualify for the nickname; I am having trouble applying the marital metaphor President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

By Bonnie Goldstein  |  02:48 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Romney, Beth Myers, Vice president, office wife, companionate marriage

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Bev Perdue: ‘Women have to be vigilant’

“And no matter what religious or moral background you come from, no one has the right to put discrimination of any kind into our Constitution.”

By Mary C. Curtis  |  10:55 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bev perdue, north carolina, same-sex marriage, women's summit, abortion, education

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Marrying your rapist: A new low in women's rights in Morocco

Women in Morocco gathered to protest the death of a 16 year-old girl who took her life after being forced to marry her rapist.

By Delia Lloyd  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International Women's Day, women's rights, Morocco Rape Marriage Law, Marrying Your Rapist, Violence Against Women

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 03/13/2012

Christian band ignites controversy

They said that the average age of a gay man at death was 42 because his actions "literally kill him."

By Suzi Parker  |  08:32 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  anti-bullying, submissive marriage, Junkyard Prophet, Christian band, Bradlee Dean

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/12/2012

Chart of Obama ‘evolving’ on gay marriage shows New York Magazine needs to evolve

How could the magazine miss the subtext its illustration conveyed, that the humanity of an African American president rests on his support of same-sex marriage?

By Mary C. Curtis  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  darwin, evolution, new york magazine, gay rights, gay marriage, same-sex marriage, Barack Obama