These queer brides celebrated their summer wedding with a new combined last name and a reading from a landmark marriage equality case
Erin (she/her) and Megan (she/her) are passionate about LGBTQ+ rights, working in their personal lives and their careers as a doctor and lawyer to fight for marriage equality and justice. When they tied the knot, their summer wedding featured a nod to the landmark Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges.
This spring Atlanta wedding featured the brides’ dog, custom Converse sneakers with a rainbow logo, a trendy phone guest book and a nostalgic ice cream truck
The bisexual brides wanted their spring wedding to be modern, rustic and comfortable with lots of personal touches. Their Atlanta venue featured a brick wall, speakeasy cellar and rooftop that Rachel and Sarah wanted to highlight.
Pennsylvania state legislators introduce bipartisan marriage equality bill
Marriage equality in Pennsylvania could be receiving reinforced protections in the coming months, thanks to a bipartisan bill introduced the week of April 10.
We need to talk about the future of marriage equality in Tennessee
Marriage equality is under attack in Tennessee. On Monday, March 6, the state’s House of Representatives passed House Bill 878, a bill including an amendment that would allow county clerks to deny marriage licenses to LGBTQ+, interfaith or interracial couples in Tennessee.
The 19th Explains: Why the Respect for Marriage Act doesn’t codify same-sex marriage rights
The U.S. House approved legislation Thursday to shore up marriage rights for LGBTQ+ couples. The Respect for Marriage Act has been hailed by lawmakers as a landmark law that will protect queer Americans for generations to come.
Senate advances Respect for Marriage Act to protect recognition of marriage equality
The Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that overturns the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and forces states without marriage equality laws to honor marriages from other states, is on track to become law.
Dignity and respect for all: marriage equality celebrates five years as a federal right
The far-reaching impact of the fight for marriage equality reverberates five years after the U.S. Supreme Court decided the issue.
Lesbian pioneers in fight for marriage equality now in bitter divorce battle challenging definition of marriage
An Atlanta lesbian couple that made national headlines more than a decade ago to have their same-sex relationship recognized as the same as heterosexual married couples by a private golf club are now in the midst of a messy divorce that includes arguing over what a legal marriage is.
David’s Bridal has an interracial lesbian wedding in a TV ad for the first time
David’s Bridal’s new TV ad, “Rewriting the Rules,” features an interracial lesbian couple getting married. The ad also features a couple having a wedding in the forest and a couple who already has a child.
Governor takes steps toward Puerto Rico LGBTQ rights
Puerto Rico LGBTQ rights are slowly advancing Governor Ricardo Rosello is taking steps toward Puerto Rico LGBTQ rights. The socially conservative leader of Puerto Rico…