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Unmarried Women

The #1 Question Never To Ask A Woman

Posted 02.06.2012 | Women

Last week, Jezebel posted an essay on the question that no unattached woman wants to hear: Why are you still single? Sure, people try to frame thi...

'Spinster'? What About 'Peddler'? A Gender Inequality in Terms of Commitment

Adam Foldes | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Adam Foldes

Women have long endured a burden of accommodating noted imbalances in gender expectations. Domineering, masculine perspectives on political, economic,...

Why Mr. Meh Is SO Not Worth It: Kate Bolick Makes The Case Against Settling

Refinery29 | Posted 01.10.2012 | Women

We'll admit it: We wait with bated breath for the women and relationships and future of dating/marriage stories that The Atlantic puts out once every ...

Rick Banks Asks "Is Marriage For White People?"

Rehema Trimiew | Posted 01.01.2012 | Weddings

Ralph Richard Banks, a Stanford Law Professor, examines race and marriage in his latest book "Is Marriage for White People?: How the African American ...

Old Maid: Unmarried At 30

Fahad Faruqui | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion
Fahad Faruqui

Society couldn't care less that she's doing something substantial with her life. "If it comes down to it (where I don't get married), I know there will still be people that will think lesser of me that I have not gotten married..."

Atlantic Story On Single Ladydom To Become TV Series

ForbesWoman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Women

Generally speaking, magisterial think pieces in highbrow magazines and television don't go hand in hand. But journalist Kate Bolick's cover story in T...

Lucas Kavner

Could Obama Lose Unmarried Women’s Vote In 2012? | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

Ellen Whelan-Wuest, 28, was one of a record number of unmarried women who voted in the presidential election in 2008. Working and campaigning extensiv...

Why I'm Not Married

The Atlantic | Posted 12.11.2011 | Women

IN 2001, WHEN I was 28, I broke up with my boyfriend. Allan and I had been together for three years, and there was no good reason to end things. He wa...

On Not Marrying

Larissa Archer | Posted 11.12.2011 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

Marriage has always held a place in the image of myself that seems so far away, I almost believe I will have to be a completely different person by the time it happens.

Unmarried: The Tempest in Tampa

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

"Unmarried: Rose Ferlita has put her political ambition first and foremost, while her opponent is a dedicated family man with two children." So reads a mailer that's making news in the Tampa mayoral run-off.

Jessica Ravitz: Why I'm Not Married

CNN | Jessica Ravitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

By Jessica Ravitz CNN Tracy McMillan has gotten under my single-status skin. I'm not sure how it took nearly a week for her Huffington Post column, ...

Unemployment 'Math': Statistical Lies

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

Parents need to demand that their children learn math. Math literate citizens can will use analytical reasoning to see through the lies of government and the ridiculous insults from the mainstream media.

Great Recession Over? Maybe Not for Unmarried Women

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

According to the latest report from Women's Voices, Women Vote and the Center for American Progress, half of all American women are unmarried and the economy has them on the ropes.

It's Time to Pay Back Alice Paul

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

Ninety years ago, women from all walks of life fought hard to give a voice to the voiceless and ensure that there was room for more views at the political table. Today, we need to fight to make sure everyone who has a voice is using it.

The Foolish Strategery of Democrats Who Oppose Health Care Reform

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

For some perspective on the wisdom of the Democrats who are opposing health care reform, let's look at the elections last Tuesday.

This Week, Let's Recognize the Women Who Are On Their Own

Page Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Page Gardner

Too many unmarried women are struggling to support themselves in the worst economy in a quarter century -- and about 10 million are single moms with young children at home.