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  1. Ishna

    Ishna's Comings And Goings Part 2

    Following from Part 1 But things started to get complicated. Firstly, Ishna had married a man who, while very understanding and supportive of her faith, was still fond of the western standard of feminine beauty. He did not like body hair, or the idea of a turban. Ishna found herself with a...
  2. A

    Adoption Is The First Option

    Hello, I am a single mid-twenties person looking for a significant other but I am worried that I will be single forever because I prefer to adopt rather than have my own children. There's no biological reason, I just believe that is the more ethical way. So far I have been unable to find even...
  3. N

    Inter-racial Marriage Between Sikh Man And Divorced Woman - Help

    Hi everyone, I'm really after some advice and guidance. I met and fell in love with a Sikh man a few months ago. We met online as we were in a facebook group together and we were talking about philosophy and various other things together... we ended up talking for up to 3 hours every day...
  4. I

    Interracial And Interfaith Marriage, Help Needed To Confront/convince My Parents

    Hello everyone, I'm in love with a Korean girl and we've been dating for over a year now. My parents don't know about any of this, both me and the girl wish to marry after finishing our studies. I'm not sure how to confront my parents about this, what I do know for sure is that they are...
  5. F

    Should I Become A Sikh For Love?

    Hi Everyone I am currently living in Delhi as a Western Expat working in the technology industry and I fell in love with a Sikh woman at work, her family found out about us and her parents want me to become a Sikh prior to marrying her and move in with them, what should I do?
  6. A

    Dating Out Of Religion

    I am white and my boyfriends in Punjabi/Sikh. My family has raised me Catholic but I am very loosely attached to the religion. We keep having problems because he doesn't want to tell his family about us, mainly because of my ethnicity and religion. Another issue is our age, I am in high school...
  7. aristotle

    Legal Haryana Notifies Sikh Marriages Under The Anand Marriage Act

    CHANDIGARH: Sikh couples in Haryana will now be able to get their marriages registered under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act. Fulfilling the long-pending demand of Sikhs, Haryana government on Wednesday announced the formation of rules to register Anand Karaj, the...
  8. Harry Haller

    UK Comment: Harmander Singh Is Wrong To Say You Can’t Be A Sikh And Support Equal Marriage

    Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Hardeep Singh says the recent anti-equal marriage remarks expressed by the founder and principal adviser of Sikhs in England gives only one view of his religion. I’m deeply saddened to read these comments by Mr Singh. PinkNews hardly reports on any gay Sikh related...
  9. B

    Is There Any Turban Wearing Sikh That Has A Stunning Wife?

    Hi Is there any turban wearing Sikh that has a stunning looking wife? Before you guys start going crazy and start quoting gurbani and saying its inside, or thats called maya etc etc - people are saying it is unheard of. Can anyone comment on this? Maybe someone who has celebrity...
  10. Ambarsaria

    Are We Guided Towards Monogamy In Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji!

    Just curious as cases of divorce, extra-marital affairs, homosexuality and lesbianism, etc., are as much part of Sikh families as any other community. Rather than throw the book at people perhaps a dialog would help in understanding provided by our Guru in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Let us...
  11. spnadmin

    India Patna Man Files Defamation Suit Against Son For Inter-caste Marriage

    Patna man files defamation suit against son for inter-caste marriage http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-patna-man-files-defamation-suit-against-son-for-inter-caste-marriage-1945362 A man in Bihar disowned his son and filed a defamation case against him Saturday for marrying out of caste...
  12. Harkiran Kaur

    Arts/Society What Are Your Thoughts On The Interaction Of Male / Female Relationship Of Marriage?

    This question was brought on by reading in another thread... the idea of 'femininity' which may in that case have been taken out of context, but this is something I have always wondered about. What are your thughts on the interaction of a husband and wife and what is expected of each? I...
  13. Archived_Member16

    India Rajya Sabha Passes Marriage Laws Amendment Bill

    Rajya Sabha passes marriage laws amendment bill Newstrackindia - New Delhi, Mon, 26 Aug 2013 New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Monday passed a bill to amend marriage laws which seeks to provide for irretrievable breakdown of marriage as a ground for divorce, subject to certain...
  14. spnadmin

    UK Same-sex Marriage Set To Enter Law Later This Week

    Same-sex marriage set to enter law later this week http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-23338279 The bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in England and Wales has passed its final hurdle in Parliament. The government legislation is now due to get royal assent, after which it is...
  15. Archived_Member16

    Controversial The Disestablishment Of Marriage

    The Disestablishment of Marriage By STEPHANIE COONTZ - The New York Times - June 22, 2013 AT first glance, the prognosis for marriage looks grim. Between 1950 and 2011, according to calculations by the University of Maryland sociologist Philip Cohen, the marriage rate fell from 90...
  16. spnadmin

    India Bride's Decision To Walk Out Of Inter-caste Marriage Upsets Dalit Colony Residents

    Divya’s decision to walk out of marriage upsets Dalit colony residents R. Arivanantham http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/tamil-nadu/divyas-decision-to-walk-out-of-marriage-upsets-dalit-colony-residents/article4792201.ece?ref=relatedNews Natham Colony in Dharmapuri district is upset at...
  17. findingmyway

    Controversial We Are In It Together: The Fight For Marriage Equality . Freedom Of Religion

    <small>VALARIE KAUR</small> As the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments on two marriage equality cases just over a week ago, my partner and I watched the television set with bated breath. When the camera zoomed in on the steps of the Supreme Court, and LGBTQ Americans took...
  18. Archived_Member16

    USA Fairfax Judge Finds State Law On Marriage Celebrants Unconstitutional

    Fairfax judge finds state law on marriage celebrants unconstitutional By Justin Jouvenal, The Washington Post, Monday, April 1, 10:41 AM A Virginia law governing marriage celebrants unfairly discriminates against religions, such as Sikhism, that do not have ordained ministers, a Fairfax...
  19. M

    Marriage And Caste. Advice Please

    Hi. I'm sikh and my father wants me to marry a Jatt but I don't mind. I don't understand why caste is a problem. Are there specific reasons for marrying into the same caste? Does it matter if I marry a different caste? Is my dad right? Do parents just want us to carry on the caste system or...
  20. findingmyway

    Legal Gay Marriage Supporters Delighted At Result Of MPs' Vote

    Peter Tatchell describes bill as being 'of huge symbolic importance' as campaigners celebrate outside parliament Peter Tatchell, centre, with gay rights campaigners outside parliament before...
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