How to Say “Deadly Matrimony” in the Philippines

A Philippine woman’s death in a brutal attack in a nightclub on Monday left her ex-boyfriend dead and a suspected killer hiding out in the country.According to a statement by her husband, the woman, who was in the throes of an affair, was brutally beaten and sexually assaulted by the alleged killer, according to the …

How to kill the matrimonial heart: Why I left my beloved man and went to the dead man

This is a story about love.It’s a story of death.But there’s also a story to tell of how it was the other way around, and how my relationship with my beloved husband changed when I left him behind.My story begins a decade ago, and I’ll tell it tonight.In March 2018, I moved into my new …

How a matrimonial court became a battleground for gay marriage

LOS ANGELES — For a decade, a small group of California judges in San Diego County had been deciding whether to legalize gay marriage.For years, the same men and women who ruled against same-sex couples in similar cases had been the judges who had presided over the same cases.And then, in 2016, a couple of …