In case you were wondering about what a clown fish is doing in this post, here is a Tango Factoid for you. Clownfish are known to change sex, including reproductive functions, in special circumstances. A school of clownfish is always built into a hierarchy with a female fish at the top. When she dies, the most dominant male changes sex and takes her place. Now this from the Associated Press. In an effort to end alimony payments, lawyers for one Lawrence Roach argued today that their client agreed to pay alimony to the woman he divorced, not the man she became after a sex change. But the ex-wife's attorneys argued Tuesday that the operation doesn't alter the agreement. Less than a week after commissioners in nearby Largo drew national attention by firing the city manager after he announced he was a transsexual, lawyers for Roach and his ex-wife grappled in another transsexual rights case that delves into relatively uncharted legal territory.
From The News Journal According to a new study by Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, professors of business and public policy at Wharton, marriage and divorce rates in the United States are both at historic lows. Specifically, the number of people getting married, which has been falling for the past 25 years, is at its lowest point in recorded history, while the divorce rate in 2005 reached its lowest level since 1970. When Stevenson and Wolfers began to analyze the changing market forces behind these new statistics, one thing became clear: The same forces that play a role in marriage and divorce statistics -- namely birth control, partial closing of the gender wage gap, the rising age of first marriages and dramatic changes in home technologies -- also have had a significant impact on businesses and employees. Read More… Tango’s Take
From The New York Daily News BY Ben Widdicombe Birthday boy Bruce Willis. Birthday present Courtney Love
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From the Journal Chretien By Michael Ireland LANGLEY, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Marriage Uncensored, a unique marriage counseling TV show, was launched when someone gifted a year of airtime on a local cable station to Campus Crusade/ Family Life Canada. The show started as a local effort to provide creative programming for the family in the local Vancouver, B.C.-viewing area. The program is now aired on the Canwest Global network across Canada, and on PBS in the U.S. Marriage Uncensored TV show hosts Dr. Dave Currie and Christie Rayburn
From EntertainmentWise.com By Chris Taylor Harry Potter star Rupert Grint is dating an older woman – who also happens to an ex-drug addict who used to date rocker Pete Doherty. The 18-year-old actor hooked up with Katie Lewis, 23, after the NME Awards earlier this month, and have been enjoying a relationship despite their contrasting pasts. A pal of Grint tells the Sunday Mirror, “He and Katie have been seeing each other for a few weeks and are both really keen. They share a love of music so as soon as they met they clicked. It's early days but they are very happy together." Read More… Tango’s Take