Daily Archives: January 16, 2013

How Generations Can Thrive Under the Same Roof

Putting three generations under one roof–the most common multigenerational living arrangement–became a growth industry during the recession. As the economy and housing markets steadily if slowly recover, the financial stresses driving this trend will recede. However, the personal and social benefits of expanded living arrangements can be enormously positive lifestyle developments for some …

Gay Marriage Tidewater – Religion News Service


Religion News Service
Gay Marriage Tidewater
Religion News Service
Originally posted on Sightings at the Martin Marty Center at the University of Chicago Divinity School. David Cole captures readers' attention with the observation that “the gay rights movement has achieved more swiftly than any other individual rights

Gay Marriage Poses 'Real Threat' To Teachers' Religious Freedom, Claims Tory MP

Same-sex marriage poses a "real threat" to the freedoms of teachers with traditionalist views, a Tory MP has warned. David Burrowes said classrooms would be…

Juncker to meet Dijsselbloem before euro meeting – Huffington Post

Juncker to meet Dijsselbloem before euro meeting
Huffington Post
BRUSSELS — The outgoing leader of the group of finance ministers from the 17 European Union countries that use the euro is meeting with Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Friday, another indication the Dutch finance minister will take the post next week.

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Russell Crowe Denies Dating Dita Von Teese: "Friends, Not Lovers"

Russell Crowe has taken to Twitter to clear up rumors regarding his love life. Namely, the one about him dating Dita Von Teese. "Dita Von Teese is brave, smart, sweet and…

Katie Holmes hires dating coach to re-energize love life

Katie Holmes is said to have hired a dating coach in order to learn how to flirt with men. The 34-year-old actress, who is keen to move on from her marriage to Tom Cruise, has reportedly sought professional advice to boost her confidence around men, the Sun reported.

Russian adoption ban wrenching for families in US

In this photo made Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, Rebecca Preece of Nampa, Idaho, who wants to adopt a Russian boy with Down's syndrome, speaks in Moscow, Russia.

Gay Marriage Activists Continue to Break Down Religious Barriers – Care2.com (blog)

Gay Marriage Activists Continue to Break Down Religious Barriers
Care2.com (blog)
However, the Episcopal Church still defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman, and will use new language prepared specially for same-sex unions instead of the traditional marriage ceremony. The United Church of Christ is the only major

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The Marriage Debate II: What States Really Can’t Do – First Things (blog)

The Marriage Debate II: What States Really Can't Do
First Things (blog)
In his acute analysis of the character and institutions of the United States, Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville, a nineteenth-century French liberal, stressed the importance of what we call “civil society.” American democracy, Tocqueville

In France, the Mali intervention is more popular than gay marriage – Washington Post (blog)

In France, the Mali intervention is more popular than gay marriage
Washington Post (blog)
By comparison, two-thirds opposed military action in Libya in March of 2011, and the move is even more popular that Hollande's recent gay-marriage legalization proposal, which has a 60 percent backing. That's an interesting increase, since in 2012

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