Dealing with the Families on the Holidays
Some tips on how to survive the holidays and have a good, if not great, time this year. Holidays can be a fun and festive time, but it can also be anticipated with dread, especially for LGBT couples. In some cases our families can be loving and supportive, but... Read more
In more than eight years, I’ve never received an anniversary gift.
Never in the past eight years that we’ve been together, have we exchanged anniversary cards or gifts. To a lesser extent, we also rarely exchange birthday or holiday gifts as well. When we were approaching our first anniversary, we discussed how we wanted it to look and what we... Read more
The last-ditch efforts to stop gay marriage
No one expected the U.S. Supreme Court to totally end the gay-marriage debate. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a landmark moment in the Civil Rights Movement, but it didn’t end the movement any more than it fixed racism in America. So it’s no surprise that following the... Read more
Transgender Marriage: Legalities and Challenges to Consider When You Tie The Knot
On January 6, 2015, Florida became the 36th U.S. state to legally recognize same-sex marriages. By mid-year, the Supreme Court will decide once and for all on the constitutional legality of all same-sex marriages in the United States. Activists have been working toward this legal recognition of same-sex marriages... Read more
Advice for LGBTQ Couples When Picking Your Wedding Rings