News tagged with same sex marriage

3Qs: How the gay marriage movement has evolved

On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act and California's gay marriage ban enacted by Proposition 8. Northeastern University news office asked ...

dateApr 05, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Why some people oppose same-sex marriage

Why do opponents of same-sex marriage really oppose it? A UCLA psychology study published online today in the journal Psychological Science concludes that many people believe gay men and women are more sexually promiscuous ...

dateFeb 26, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Can U.S. law handle polygamy?

HBO's Big Love and TLC's reality-TV offering Sister Wives have thrust polygamy into popular culture in the United States. Estimates are that somewhere between 50,000-100,000 families in this country are currently risking ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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