Preface [chapter]

2020 The Wedding Complex  
One can easily imagine ceremonies with a di√erence-in which people might solemnize a committed household, ironize their property sharing, pledge care and inheritance without kinship, celebrate a whole circle of intimacies, or dramatize independence from state-regulated sexuality. A movement built around such ceremonies could be more worthwhile and more fun than the unreflective demand for state-sanctioned marriage. Indeed, some people already experiment in these ways. Why do they get no press?
more » ... they get no press? -Michael Warner, The Trouble with Normal ∞
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