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Why I'm Not Changing My Last Name For Marriage

Reflective Bride | Posted 06.18.2014 | Weddings
Reflective Bride

To me, as it would be for many other people, my name is my identity. If someone asks you "who are you?" the answer that you give is your first and last name. For me, my name is who I am.

On Taking His Last Name

Anne Sobel | Posted 12.23.2011 | Women
Anne Sobel

When my boyfriend proposed I had a rogue thought that I never imagined could infiltrate my brain: I want to take his last name. Ack! ACK! Who am I, if not a feminist? Who am I, if not a Peterson?

Japan Faces Lawsuit Over 'Last Barrier To Gender Equality'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Japan's government is about to face a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit, filed by five angry people who feel national laws requiring married couples ...