The shift could be in response to growing public disapproval of children entering wedlock, according to the authors, who said informal unions could be more harmful than formal marriage as they offered less social, legal and economic protection. … [Read more...] about Thousands of Child Marriages in Canada Spark Concern Over Global Leadership
The possibility of walking down the aisle for a second time is one Stefani, 51, had been frequently asked about in interviews and by fans during the power couple's dating years. The former No Doubt singer filed for divorce from Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale in 2015 after 20 years together. Similarly, Shelton endured a public divorce from country star Miranda Lambert after four years of marriage. He was also previously married to and divorced from Kaynette Williams. … [Read more...] about Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani’s romance: Everything they’ve said about their love following marriage proposal
“Biden rejects the teachings of the Catholic Church on abortion — he has become an extremist — marriage (he even officiated at a gay wedding), foster care, gender ideology, healthcare, contraception, sterilization, religious liberty, and school choice,” Donohue observes, all of which makes him a darling to the mainstream media. … [Read more...] about Washington Post: ‘Joe Biden’s Catholicism Is All About Healing’
For women in 1937, that better life meant marriage and a male breadwinner. Like "Snow White," "Bridgerton" finds British and American viewers at our most despairing. Like "Snow White," it peddles dreams to a target audience of working class women. Some of the cast and crew of "Bridgerton" have tried to claim progressive credentials for their show. Certainly, its racially diverse casting is to be applauded: a major step toward black British actors finally getting a chance to play the great period drama roles they deserve. (Adjoa Andoh, for example, was born to play a Regency Grande Dame). But the happy-ever-after "Bridgerton" sells to its female viewers still consists of marriage and men. This is "Snow White" with added orgasms; social conservatism dressed up in progressive breeches. … [Read more...] about How much of ‘Bridgerton’ is forgivable?