What Gay Marriage Looked Like in the ’70s

In 1979, sociologist Joseph Harry took a look at what that era's marriage-like relationships between gay men were like.
Close up of a petition for divorce with pen and calculator

Divorce in the U.S.A.

A glimpse into the long history of divorce in the United States offers perspective on how much has changed.
Happy couple walking while guests throwing confetti on them during wedding ceremony. Horizontal shot.

Is Marriage a Solution to Poverty?

Is marriage a solution to poverty?
Close-up of "Just Married" sign attached on convertible car's trunk. Horizontal shot.

A Threat to “Traditional Marriage” in the 1920s

The view of "traditional marriage" has been under attack since long before anyone imagined state-sanctioned gay and lesbian unions
Bride and groom during wedding rings exchange

How to Have a Happy Marriage: Overestimate Your Spouse’s Good Qualities

Newlyweds’ perceptions of each other during “honeymoon period.” Can research tell us anything about how to have a happy marriage?

Housework, Gender Roles, and Sex: It’s Complicated

Scholars examine gender roles, sex, and egalitarianism within marriage.