Family & Society
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Online outrage addiction

Society | Are we Americans losing our ability to be civil?
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/03/18, 05:18 pm

We seem to live in two worlds.

In the first world, we brush our teeth, make oatmeal, and smile at the person serving us coffee. In this world, we feed our cat (or dog, if you’re one of those people), kiss our lover, hug our friends, and greet strangers “Good morning” and “Good evening” on the streets, at the market, and in restaurants.

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The rise of polyamorous parenting

Family | A Canadian court has recognized three people as the legal parents of a child
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/15/18, 01:57 pm

A Canadian court this week said it had granted three adults in a polyamorous relationship equal parenting rights to a child. The decision is reportedly the first of its kind in Canada, but sadly, it likely won’t be the last.

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EU expands same-sex spousal rights

Family | Even countries that hold marriage as the union of one man and one woman must comply
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 6/08/18, 04:01 pm

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) this week ruled all EU countries, even those that define marriage as the union of one man and one woman, must recognize same-sex spouses, a decision that threatens the sovereignty of EU member states when it comes to marriage and family law. 

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