The Secret Service scandal doesn't surprise me, having had my own sketchy hookup with an agent.
When news of the Secret Service sex scandal broke last week, many were shocked that men assigned to protect our nation's leaders would behave as anything but complete gentlemen. But I wasn't surprised. I, too, had hooked up with a Secret Service agent once upon a time—and it was also sketchy.
Instead of getting into a mess in Colombia, the Secret Service should have hired American hookers.
The Secret Service is taking a lot of heat after 11 members of the president's advance team were accused of misconduct in a brothel in Cartagena, Colombia, but no comments are hotter than those of a brothel owner in Carson City, Nevada.
On midnight Tuesday, Sept. 20, the 18-year law expired, a huge triumph for the LGBT community.
At midnight Tuesday, "Don’t Ask, Don't Tell" expired, and Navy Lt. Gary Ross married his boyfriend of 11 years in Vermont. The couple had traveled from their home in Arizona so they could openly marry before their loved ones.
We like to think that marriage is about love, but for the government it's all about sex.
Our culture has been trying to decouple marriage (and sex, for that matter) from reproduction. The problem with that is that you can't. Yes, not all married couples plan on having children—although some of them eventually do. And even infertile couples can adopt children. We like to think of marriage as being a celebration of love and caretaking—and while that's the core of marriage, that's not why the state recognizes it and supports it. We like to think that marriage is about love, but for the government it's all about sex.
The cost of living for married couples vs single women: whose life is more expensive?
The cost of living for married couples vs single women: whose life is most expensive? Our writer wonders: Why had I given the marrieds a financial break when it was clearly the single person who needed my kindness most? And was my financial foul indicative of a culture that penalizes single people for their relationship circumstances? I set out to investigate.
Why gay couples and straight couples without kids are the same in the eyes of some.
It seems quite silly really. Deny heterosexual couples the right to get married? Not in this country. But aha! We could be headed there very shortly if definition is to be followed and conservatives are not to be questioned.