marriage-equality

Why Some Gay Men Still Ask Their Partner’s Mom and Dad for Permission to Propose

Many consider asking a prospective father-in-law for permission to marry his daughter deeply sexist. The tradition was born centuries ago, when a young woman was…

A Different Kind of Gay Adoption

In the 1970s and ‘80s, when marriage equality looked to be an impossible pursuit, lifelong same-sex partners facing the financial and emotional insecurities of old…