How Queer Radicalism and Gay Progressivism Can Meet in the Middle
Published: Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:05
How Queer Radicalism and Gay Progressivism Can Meet in the Middle

Is marriage equality relevant to radical queer politics? Bird Pilatsky challenges the notion that engaging with norms of marriage is regressive and anti-queer.

Discovering Love in the Deep South
Published: Wednesday, 30 July 2014 17:05
Discovering Love in the Deep South

When I came out at the age of 17, I wasn’t met with love by my parents. I was met mainly by fear, and a little anger. After all, I was coming out in the deep south—South Carolina, to be exact.

Birds and Brides: Inspiration for a Summer Florida Wedding
Published: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 18:08
Birds and Brides: Inspiration for a Summer Florida Wedding

A “Fly Away with Us” styled wedding shoot inspired by the lush landscape of the venue and brides in love

5 Fun and Unconventional Wedding Registry Ideas
Published: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 16:01
5 Fun and Unconventional Wedding Registry Ideas

Go outside the wedding present box for your registry with these 5 great ideas.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Rules Virginia’s Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 18:42
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Rules Virginia’s Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

It seems Virginia really is for lovers, after all.

Tailored Suits for Masculine Women and Trans Men are on the Rise
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014 16:15
Tailored Suits for Masculine Women and Trans Men are on the Rise

Companies that offer custom-made clothing for transgender and gender non-conforming people are coming to the forefront.

New Wedding Cake Stamp (Plus Tips on Mailing Invites!)

For couples who are looking for a wedding-themed stamp for their invitations, the U.S. post office just released a 65-cent wedding cake stamp issued in sheets of 20. The cake is a classic white design with buttercream swirls on each tier and a white floral topper. The stamp can be used for invitations that weigh up to two ounces, as well as other First Class mail, such as an oversized save-the-date card. You can purchase the stamps at your local post office or order them at usps.com.

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Here are a few tips for mailing your wedding invitations:

  1. Don’t guess the amount of postage your invitation will need. Take it to the post office and have the teller weigh it.
  2. Mail yourself a test invite to ensure that the postage you put on the outer envelope is correct.
  3. To avoid the computerized strips of lines from appearing on the outer envelope, ask the post office to hand cancel each invitation. There may be a fee for this service.
  4. Don’t forget to put a 45-cent stamp on the reply card envelope so your guests can easily mail their RSVP to you.

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Do I Have to Invite Wedding Shower Guests to My Wedding?
Do I Have to Invite Wedding Shower Guests to My Wedding?
Published: Tuesday, 08 July 2014 20:07

What's the etiquette on showers? It feels weird to invite people to a shower who aren't invited to the wedding, but my sister wants to throw one for me.

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