Today the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments over the legal right for same-sex couples to wed. You can expect opponents of marriage equality to talk about defending “traditional marriage,” but as Unicorn Booty contributor Alex Liu explains, traditional marriage has traditionally sucked, giving almost zero control to women and not even considering the concept of love.
From a property transfer giving a man complete ownership of his wife (or wives) to a civil union based on love between equals, marriage has been a never-ending battleground in our culture wars. These days, marriage isn’t what it used to be. And it never has been.
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