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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Stephanie Cavanaugh

Stephanie Cavanaugh is a Ph.D. student in the Department of History at the University of Toronto. She studies inter-cultural contact and religious conversion in the early modern Atlantic world. Her hometown is Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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Stephanie Cavanaugh

Untying the Knot

A new book untangles historical confusion and contemporary anxieties about marriage June 2010
Modern-day North American society assumes that, until recently, marriage has been a constant, unwavering tradition. Some believe that skyrocketing divorce rates, common-law and single-parent families, and gay marriage, among a litany of changes, have altered us irrevocably by damaging the tradition of marriage: they wax nostalgic over the vanished virtues of a supposedly time-honoured family…