Posts tagged "laws"

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Taking Her Last Name

By now you've probably heard about Michael Buday, the guy who wanted to take the last name of his wife, Diana Bijon, when they married in California. It took two years, a sexual discrimination suit, and a change in California law before he was able to do so. While women have an easy time taking…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2008

One Small Step For Gay Couples Down Under

Australia has always seemed like a cool place to me, and now, in the gay community, it's going to be a little bit more awesome (but just a little). The government said today that it plans to remove discrimination against same-sex couples from 100 or so laws. Under the proposed changes, gay couples in long-term…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 30, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Bad Bloggers, Stupid Laws, And Fly Sexual Behaviors

In case you didn't know, blogging can make for bad breakups. [NY Times] Some weird laws are still on the books. Flirting is banned in San Antonio, oral sex is banned in Indiana, and sexual positions beyond missionary are illegal in Washington, D.C. [FOX News] Researchers have been able to genetically modify flies so that…

By: Catherine Strawn / April 18, 2008
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