Marriage

The most insidious type of cheating isn't physical — here are 8 signs it could be happening to you

Sheri Meyers calls it an "affair of the heart," or "emotional sex."<p>You're hardly renting a hotel room together — at least not yet — but you're going out to lunch every weekday and trading intimacies, and when you get home at night, you can't stop thinking about them. Or, maybe you haven't met in …

Relationships

Love, justice and dirty socks

Have queer people or their communities been changed by legal same-sex marriage in Canada? <b>Zosia Bielski</b> in conversation with three leading thinkers<p>“The heterosexual cage of coupledom.” That’s how the late lesbian author Jane Rule described matrimony in 2001, four years before same-sex marriage would …

Same-sex Marriage

Pikachu Marriage Forms Help You Choose Your Spouse

Japanese wedding magazine <i>Zexy</i> is including a Pikachu-themed marriage form for people to fill out. They can then take it to City Hall and get …

Anime

Miley Cyrus’s mom doesn’t get why everyone wants her daughter to marry Liam Hemsworth

If any of us brought a guy like Liam Hemsworth home, our parents would be planning a wedding within minutes (or at least, my parents would be). Which …

Liam Hemsworth

Will Justice Anthony Kennedy retire at end of Supreme Court term? Here's what we know.

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is "seriously considering retirement," CNN reported Saturday, intensifying speculation that the 80 year old may …

Same-sex Marriage

Kristin Cavallari On Marriage With Jay Cutler: ‘We Have To Make A Conscious Effort’ | International Business Times

“Laguna Beach” alum and fashion designer Kristin Cavallari has spilled the beans on her marriage status with Jay Cutler. She admitted that what’s …

Kristin Cavallari

WATCH: A drunken hookup can lead to marriage. Just don’t expect a fairy-tale ending

The push and pull of marriage can be beautiful, says Sharon Horgan, co-creator of Amazon's "Catastrophe"<p>With a British Academy of Film and Television Arts award under her belt and an Emmy nomination, writer-actor Sharon Horgan has her third season of her smart and funny hit show with her co-creator …

Lifestyle

Why it's time to retire the 'born this way' argument for LGBT rights

Back when homosexuality was still listed in psychiatry manuals as a mental disorder, Karen Hooker decided to study the mental differences between …

Same-sex Marriage

Gay marriage on Malta govt agenda

Malta's president says the new government will quickly push for legalisation of gay marriage.<p>President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, the tiny EU …

Same-sex Marriage

Devoted husband, 84, chokes to death on steak in front of wife at romantic 57th wedding anniversary dinner

A devoted husband died in front of his wife after choking in a restaurant on their wedding anniversary.<p>The tragedy happened when Michael Pitts, 84, …

Weddings

Mumbai: Woman searches for husband, finds his first wife and daughter instead

<b>Bharat Ugale</b><p>When her husband went missing after taking crores of rupees from her, a Dadar-based woman was determined to track him down. However, …

Crime

After Greens and Left, Maas and SPD back LGBTQ+ equality in Germany

The Social Democrats appear to have taken a step closer to ruling out a coalition that does not enshrine marriage equality into German law. The …

Same-sex Marriage

MEN: If You're Going to Pop the Question on a Plane Please Try to Be Original About It

Inflight marriage proposals are so de rigueur that El Al’s Matmid Club lets you redeem miles for an inflight marriage proposal kit.<p>Last year United …

Airlines

10 things to know about married life before tying the knot

It's not always what you expect.Halfpoint/Shutterstock<p>The INSIDER Summary:<p><b>Living together is different from being married.</b>• <b><br>Don't feel the need to merge finances right away.</b><p>In the chaos of selecting the perfect wedding invitations and planning your dream honeymoon, it’s easy to forget that there’s a …

Brit + Co

Appeals Court Allows Worst Anti-LGBTQ Law Ever To Go Into Effect In Mississippi

The law has far-reaching effects beyond LGBTQ people as well, allowing for broad discrimination against many people.<p>A three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals this week lifted a lower court injunction that had stopped the implementation of what many legal observers and LGBTQ activists …

Marriage Laws

Asia’s First Major LGBTQ Exhibition to Launch in Taipei

In May, Taiwan’s constitutional court struck down laws that define marriage as being between a man and a woman, paving the way for Taiwan to become …

Same-sex Marriage

Marriage is good for your health – except when it isn’t

Reports have found that stressful marriages can increase the risk of heart attacks. Why take the chance and walk down the aisle at all?<p>My first, perhaps superficial, reaction to yet another report claiming that marriage is good for your health – by the Aston Medical School in Birmingham, saying …

Health

Celebrating Buddhism’s Inclusivity

Every June, the LGBTQ community and allies around the world celebrate Pride Month. The tradition has grown out of the June 1969 rebellion that …

Same-sex Marriage

This Pokémon marriage form almost makes me wanna get hitched

Sadly, it’s not legal to marry Pokémon<p>I like living the bachelorette life. I’ve got no one to answer to, no one to worry about, no one to tie me down — being single is pretty clutch. But a Pokémon marriage registration form is making me seriously reconsider my choices, because it’s really, really …

Centrist Democrats are now the great defenders of social justice? Please.

The left half of the American political spectrum is in the middle of a big fight between the left and the center-left, which will surely get more …

Marriage Laws

In a relationship rut? 7 tips for couples to spice up their love lives

When was the last time you and your partner tried any of these spicy ideas?

Canadian News

German SPD wants gay marriage after September election

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Social Democratic Party (SPD) is making legalization of gay marriage a condition for its participation in any coalition government after September's national election, party Secretary General Hubertus Heil said.<p>By staking out the position, the left-leaning SPD is taking …

Same-sex Marriage

Marriage Therapy: Cute Animal Pictures Rekindle the Love, Study Finds

Puppies to the rescue!

Psychology

Rapper E-40 And His Wife Celebrate 26 Years Of Marriage With A Little Throwback Love

These two highschool sweethearts are still going strong.<p>After 32 years together, rapper E-40 and his wife are still going strong.<p>The rapper shared on …

Golden State Warriors

5 reasons Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon stayed married after turning their love life into 'The Big Sick'

“Silicon Valley” star Kumail Nanjiani and writer Emily V. Gordon didn’t just collaborate on the screenplay for “The Big Sick,” the Judd Apatow-produced charmer that stole hearts at Sundance: The pair put their own real-life romance on-screen for all the world to see in the semi-autobiographical …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

‘The Affair’ Creator Sarah Treem Gets Brutally Honest About the Reality of 'Having It All'

When <b>Sarah Treem</b>, creator of Showtime’s <i>The Affair</i>, won the Golden Globe for Best Drama in 2015, she became a poster child for “having it all.” But in …

Golden Globes

Pokémon fans can now get married with Pikachu marriage registration forms in Japan

Document features <b>newlywed Pikachu couple</b> and, yes, the words <b>“I choose you!”</b><p>There are a lot of big decisions life can throw at you. I think we can all …

Pikachu

Carolyn Hax: He’s sweet, but clueless about the division of labor

<i>Dear Carolyn: I love my partner. He recently moved in. I’ve had so many roommates over the years (I’m pushing 30, so think 12-13 years of various roommate situations) and I’m so tired of people who won’t clean up after themselves and leave it until I do it.</i><p><i>I made it very clear to my partner before</i> …

Lifestyle

How to Persuade Trump’s Most Loyal Supporters

<i>This is a transcript from the</i> <i>June 15</i><i> edition of The Gist, Slate’s daily news and culture podcast. Slate Plus transcripts are lightly edited and may</i> …

Same-sex Marriage

Holding hands with a partner can reduce pain and make your heart rates sync

In a study, couples were subject to a mock delivery room where the effectiveness of the man holding a woman in pain's hand was put to the test<p>While …

Pain