Three Beautiful Little Words: The True Meaning of 'Mom, I'm Gay'
Published: Monday, 08 December 2014 12:00
Three Beautiful Little Words: The True Meaning of 'Mom, I'm Gay'

"I've always known. I love you, and I'm so proud of you."

Same-Sex Marriage Bans Overturned in Mississippi and Arkansas
Published: Wednesday, 26 November 2014 12:21
Same-Sex Marriage Bans Overturned in Mississippi and Arkansas

Marriage equality on the rise in the deep south!

Arizona Says Yes to Marriage Equality
Published: Friday, 17 October 2014 19:11
Arizona Says Yes to Marriage Equality

It's official: Arizona is No. 31 for states with marriage equality!

The United States and The World Takes a Stand for Gay Rights
Published: Tuesday, 14 October 2014 17:39
The United States and The World Takes a Stand for Gay Rights

The world is finally changing its ways on gay rights and it’s about time.

Alaska's Ban on Gay Marriage Struck Down
Published: Monday, 13 October 2014 15:10
Alaska's Ban on Gay Marriage Struck Down

A federal judge ruled Sunday that Alaska’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional, paving the way for same-sex couples to begin marrying in the state for the first time.

Marriage Equality for 11 More States
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014 17:00
Marriage Equality for 11 More States

Huge news for 11 states

Fourth of July has always been a special time in the United States, but with the overturning of a key section of DOMA and the dismissal of Proposition 8, the nation's anniversary of the Constitution signing offers a deeper meaning for those of us oppressed by the disparaging laws against our freedom to marry. 

Throw a patriotic bash this week in honor of the major progress being made for marriage equality or show your American spirit with a red, white and blue wedding reception.

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Clearly, a Martha Stewart production. Try your hand at putting together your own smartly decorated Fourth of July tablescape with the icon's line at JCP.

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Nothing says summer like berries, especially strawberries and blueberries. This refreshing pitcher drink couldn't be easier to make.

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Tableware gets a makeover with these snack cups awash in stars and stripes from Martha Stewart's collection at JCP.

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Cherry pie in a jar = adorable favors for your guests.

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Red, white and blue strawberries provide a sweet way to serve berries.

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Nothing says you love our country more than a red, white and blue American flag wedding cake, right? 

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Coca-Cola bottles outfitted in tiny gingham ribbon bows refresh your guests while exuding vintage summer style.

 

Photos: top to bottom: MarthaStewart.com, Dan330.Squarespace.com, MarthaStewart.com/James Merrell, MyKitchenAddiction.com, dovediscoveries.wordpress.com, Bridal Musings, Michelle March Photography

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