American Anthropological Association

Media Release Statement on Marriage and the Family from the American Anthropological Association

“The results of more than a century of anthropological research on households, kinship relationships, and families, across cultures and through time, provide no support whatsoever for the view that either civilization or viable social orders depend upon marriage as an exclusively heterosexual institution. Rather, anthropological research supports the conclusion that a vast array of family types, including families built upon same-sex partnerships, can contribute to stable and humane societies.

The Executive Board of the American Anthropological Association strongly opposes a constitutional amendment limiting marriage to heterosexual couples.”

After viewing the link, I decided to donate $100 to the American Anthropological Association. I wonder if other folks will donate today too.

Thanks to rmjwell (and supergee and browngirl) for the link.

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