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Marriage Name Change

QUIZ: Should You Change Your Name After Marriage?

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weddings

Should you keep your last name after getting married or change it? The question is more complicated than you think -- especially when considering all ...

My Message To Brides: You Don't Have To Wear White

j.n. salters | Posted 05.26.2013 | Weddings
j.n. salters

While the idea of marriage may be outdated and tied to patriarchal, gender/sex-biased traditions, it remains an ideal for the majority of Americans

Why Must My Ex-Wife Keep My Last Name?

Ed Housewright | Posted 02.23.2012 | Divorce
Ed Housewright

Women often debate whether to take their husband's last name upon marriage. Shouldn't men have a right to ask for it back upon divorce?

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?

Marriage Name Change: Still a Feminist Issue?

Lori Sokol | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lori Sokol

There's a whole new debate about whether taking a spouse's name is, in fact, a feminist issue, when that spouse is, in fact, of the same gender.

I Do, Unfortunately, He Doesn't: Name Changing and Egalitarian Marriage

Anat Shenker-Osorio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anat Shenker-Osorio

As we question and alter the roles (and even actors) in what we call marriage, this name changing custom remains largely in place. It's worth asking, then, just how far have we come, baby?