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ASSOCIATED PRESS SAME SEX COUPLES HUSBAND WIFE
Do 'Husband' And 'Wife' Matter?
Holly R. Cashman
Associate Professor of Spanish Linguistics, University of New ...
Perhaps the AP is scared of using the terms "husband" and "wife" for legally married same-sex partners in text that is not attributed speech because its seems like a political act. Refusing to use the terms, however, is also a political act that reinforces inequality.
Associated Press Decides Married Same-Sex Couples Aren't
LGBT civil rights advocate
When my husband and I were legally married, we were married as husband and husband. Describing these relationships in any other way isn't just legally inaccurate; it's offensive and deeply disrespectful. It tells us that our marriages are somehow unworthy of the term.
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