Great thinkers throughout human history—and from every political community up until the year 2000—thought it reasonable to view marriage as the union of male and female, husband and wife, mother and father.

Indeed, support for marriage as the union of man and woman has been a near human universal.

In 1968, he was a lonely sixth-grader from Long Island when he met James Dallmann, a Harvard graduate who taught geography at the all-boys private school in West Newton and was an avid photographer. He made the boy his apprentice and encouraged him to visit the teacher’s bedroom in their dorm at Moore Hall after lights out to learn how to use his makeshift darkroom.

You will book a seat aboard Virgin's Space Ship Two, a small spacecraft that will hitch a ride on the mother ship White Knight Two, the world's largest carbon-fiber aircraft, which will climb to a height of 50,000 feet, before blasting off towards the edge of space.

During the two-and-a-half-hour round trip, passengers will be propelled to an altitude of 70 miles at a speed of more than 2,000 mph.

Is opposition to same-sex marriage at all like opposition to interracial marriage?

One refrain in debates over marriage policy is that laws designating marriage as exclusively the union of male and female are today's equivalent of bans on interracial marriage.

Spaceport America is yet another neighbor of White Sands National Monument.

It is located in southern Sierra County, near Upham, 45 miles northeast of Las Cruces, South Central New Mexico and 30 miles southeast of Truth and Consequences in Sierra County, NM. You will get a quick tune up of your New Mexican history (can't hurt, let's face it) and of course you will get the tour of the construction site. The sinuous shape of the building in the landscape and its interior spaces seek to capture the drama and mystery of space flight itself, articulating the thrill of space travel for the first space tourists.For nearly half a century, Starr kept his feelings of betrayal and humiliation inside, sharing his story only with therapists and a few confidants.But now he is among a growing number of former students at New England private schools who are breaking their silence about sexual abuse by staffers.Advertisement Then one night, Starr said, Dallmann served him a mix of Tang and vodka, got him to pose naked for pictures on a bed, and performed oral sex on him.This is our secret, Dallmann told Starr, who said the abuse went on for about a year.When citizens lead their lives and run their businesses in accord with this belief, they deny no one equality before the law.