Dr. Pamela Lannutti On October 7 Dr. Pamela Lannutti gave a public lecture on Same-Sex Marriage: Experiences of Couples and Their Social Networks. Legally recognized same-sex marriage and the surrounding political battle have placed same-sex relationship in a new social context. American same-sex couples have found themselves and their relationships in a battled crossfire. Couples and their social networks have been faced with the challenge of and opportunity to experience their relationships within this new and changing social context. In this talk, Dr. Lannutti will highlight insights gained from her current research program examining same-sex marriage, couples, and their social networks.Dr. Lannutti is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at Boston College. She researches alcohol consumption’s influence on sexual decision-making and studies of communication processes in same-sex relationships. Dr. Lannutti’s research on legally recognized same-sex marriage examines the experiences of same-sex couples and their social networks within this changing social context for same-sex relationships.