.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Same-sex marriage, other cultural divides

-A A +A

In 1967 the now classic film “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” broached the subject of interracial marriage at a time when those unions were still outlawed in 17 states. We saw the well-meaning parents (Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn) struggle with their feelings as they met their daughter’s black fiancée (Sydney Poitier). His parents were equally aghast.
We’re still crossing that divide, and in the last 20 years, we’ve had another. That’s when the son comes home with his significant other, who turns out to be a guy. Or a friend the daughter keeps talking about is a girlfriend in the romantic sense.
Movies and TV regularly show us – and prepare the way – for acceptance. The aptly named “Modern Family,” the most popular sitcom on TV, features a gay couple.
Now the courts in New Mexico have taken a big step.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday