Relationships

DOMA's Dead! Now What?

Ding-dong, DOMA is dead! Let there be much rejoicing.  As we break out the champagne and cupcakes, though, it’s important to recognize how overturning the federal “one man-one woman” definition of marriage is not the end point for making America a more equal union. Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm Worried My Religious BFF Might Be Marrying An Abuser

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I Want My Ex At My Wedding

  Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—as well as advice on what to do when they don... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I Don't Think I'm Ready To "Get Back Out There" After My Break-Up

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: My Boyfriend Is Still Friends With His Former F*ck Buddies

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: What Should I Do About My Friends' Wedding Costs?

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—... Read more »

"Traditional" Marriage isn't One Man, One Woman. It's One Man and One Other Man's Property

Last week, attorney Charles Cooper argued before the Supreme Court that the justices should deny the right for same-sex couples to get married because marriage has traditionally been about ... Read more »

In Real Life, as in Disney's Brave, Some Choose Horses over Husbands.

Growing up in 4-H, I heard the joke often: girls would rather give up boys than our ponies. When women talk about horses, they often speak of freedom and power, of connectivity and understanding, of trust—often using the same language we use when we discuss intimate relationships with humans. Read more »

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Happy almost-the-weekend, everybody! Here’s what’s been blowing up the Interwebs. • At the Guardian’s Comment is Free, Jill Filipovic wrote about straight women... Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: We're Moving In Together But Our Parents Think We're Virgins

Welcome to the latest installment of Ms. Opinionated, in which readers have questions about the pesky day-to-day choices we all face, and I give advice about how to make ones that (hopefully) best reflect our shared commitment to feminist values—as well as advice on what to do when they don’t... Read more »

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