Tag: Gay marriage

An Open Letter to My Children

Alma Gottlieb , November 9th, 2016


Dear Nathaniel and Hannah, I am sorry that my generation has failed you. We have bequeathed you a world that has too many problems, too much fear, and too much…


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Wedding Crashers

Anne Kelsey , June 24th, 2016


After marriage equality became the law of the land, lawmakers across the United States doubled down on discrimination. Author Ryan Thoreson is a scholar in residence at the…


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AAA Celebrates Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

Anne Kelsey , June 26th, 2015


The American Anthropological Association (AAA) joins same-sex partners across the country in celebrating the Supreme Court’s ruling in the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges, a consolidation of…


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Social Change: One Petition at a Time?

Alma Gottlieb , March 7th, 2015


As a high school student, I remember the excitement of going door-to-door to solicit signatures on petitions of various sorts. Adding one’s name to a list of other…


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(How) Do Anthropologists Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Alma Gottlieb , February 15th, 2015


As an anthropologist, the first thought that comes to mind as we approach an upcoming holiday is typically, How do they celebrate this holiday in X?—X being a…


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