Tag Archives: marriage

One-on-One with Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood

JW: Born in Tulsa. Tulsa is coming to play Fresno State football tomorrow. Any thoughts or feelings on that game? GB: Oh no, really? No man, we love the Hurricane ball at home. Those guys are good guys. Good organization. ...

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Charles Manson’s engaged but somehow I’m still single

Charles Manson, best known as the leader of the “Manson Family” cult who was convicted in 1971 of the murders of five people – one of whom was pregnant – is officially engaged to his girlfriend. The cult leader was ...

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Women’s studies lecture talks parental identity

As part of the Women’s Studies Brown Bag series for Women’s History Month, assistant professor of sociology Dr. Jennifer Randles presented her research,“Repackaging the ‘Package Deal’: Promoting Marriage for Low-income Families by Targeting Paternal Identity,” at noon in the Henry ...

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Fresno State students request same-sex marriage licenses [gallery]

One week after Proposition 8 was ruled unconstitutional by a three-judge panel to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, several Fresno State students and community members met in downtown Fresno to show support for marriage equality. Same-sex couples requested ...

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Re-evaluating Republican values

Since 1972, the General Social Survey has collected data on the opinions and beliefs of people with a wide variety of demographics and backgrounds.

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Couples participate in commitment ceremony

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couples gathered in front of the County Clerks office on Valentine’s Day to request marriage licenses. After the couple was denied they took part in a commitment ceremony.

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The rise and fall of marriage

To live with a partner, have premarital sex or raise children out of wedlock was once frowned upon. But as Generation X replace the Baby Boomers, the conservative attitude toward marriage has been radically liberalized. There are fewer marriages, more divorces, less children and more couples living together today, than in 1960--when the percentage of Americans married with children was at an all-time high.

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Monogamy: Out of style or just out of practice?

It seems to be an ongoing and embarrassing trend in Hollywood lately: cheating spouses.

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Students tying the knot

Over the past few years, I’ve started to notice couples are starting to marry at younger and younger ages.

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New separate but equal

“If you’re in the marriage business, do it equally.” This was the powerful statement made by one of the attorneys representing same sex couples last Thursday in San Francisco.

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Battle over Prop 8 money ongoing in ’09

California’s attorney general and election watchdogs are fighting back against a federal lawsuit seeking to bar disclosure of late donors to the state’s same-sex marriage ban.

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Gay marriage spurs debate among voters

The question of whether homosexual couples should be allowed to legally marry has drawn protesters and supporters to the streets near Fresno State in the past few weeks.

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Prop 8 proponents true threat to marriage

AN INSTITUTION KNOWN AS THE BEDROCK OF civilization is under attack. Marriage is threatened. No. Not by gays.

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One reason why activists opposing homosexual marriage are Harmful and Must be Opposed

YOU MAY HAVE SEEN THE FLIERS AROUND campus if you’ve been around the last few days — “10 Reasons Why Homosexual ‘Marriage’ is Harmful and Must be Opposed.”

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