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The good thing regarding the launch of

Equally Wed

, a brand-new magazine for same-sex wedding events, is that it really is currently touting alone as “the country’s Premier Same-Sex event Magazine,” that will be like whenever my personal mother claims i am her favored child b/c I’m her only daughter.

But irrespective! Spearheaded by Georgia locals Kirsten Palladino along with her spouse Maria (both commonly legally wed b/c America blows), the mag is looking like one of the most carefully assembled, diverse-yet-honest representations your neighborhood we have observed on line, despite its niche-within-a-niche topic.

Similarly Wed is the country’s leading same-sex wedding ceremony journal, offering homosexual, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples with a contemporary, elegant and special help guide to wedding preparation, from ring shopping and proposing to tying the knot and residing happily ever before after—and all things in between. Fresh and revolutionary, Equally Wed offers a close look into Real wedding receptions around the globe, plus engagement tales, a socially interactive society and Local Resources, a vetted marketplace rich with GLBT-friendly wedding suppliers.

The second-best component about it mag is whereas Bridal publications virtually consume a whole stand on mag-stand, the “groom” marketplace never exactly caught on. Predicated on certain attacks of


, we consider the reason being grooms all are fat cheez-doodle-huffing slobs with poor taste whom only want to get the bru-ha-ha over with so they may be able get have drunk-sex in Aruba the help of its over-manicured princess-of-the-pea spouses, right? In closing,

Equally Wed

could have the digit throughout the pulse of two strong wedding-related areas:

discover ways to reach not only unreachable queers, although previously untappable male wedding-prep industry and.

When absolutely money to get made, rules change quickly, yes?

Therefore we state


The top concern attributes posts just like the
Top ten Wedding type developments of 2010
from Kleinfeld Bridal’s Fashion Director Randy Fenoli of TLC’s “state certainly toward Dress,” a
state-by-state guide to same-sex wedding statutes
pretty offer tales
submitted by visitors, “real wedding receptions” like
supercuties Aly & Elroi
(as photographed
by Labour of Really Love
) and
Cheryl & Monica
(below) and
how exactly to purchase the right suit for your bod
, “masculine or female.”

The Bridal Magazine marketplace, once a pillar for all the posting market, has been crashing in recent years
as females went on the internet for guidelines and discovered standard magazines too traditional with their preferences.

Modern Bride, Elegant Bride


InStyle wedding parties

have all shuttered over the past number of years. This places

Just As Wed

in a vital situation to shake up the with a new take on a classic genre.

Basically, all of this journal requires is actually an enormous multi-page feature on
Autostraddle’s photoblogger
esteemed marriage professional photographer
Robin Roemer!


Before These Were Titans, Moguls and Newsmakers, These People Were…Rejected


The Wall Street Log

has found that countless truly famous people had gotten rejected from Harvard, because actually nobody enters Harvard, and so you should not feel bad about not receiving into Harvard. BTW; that is tip #1 of college or university Admissions. Rule #2 is “nobody gets to Columbia.” Guideline number 3 is actually “NYU takes & rejects college students randomly after no specific evident paradigm.” Guideline #4 is “in a-year, you are going to wish you’ll spent a shorter time worrying about this crap and merely visited circumstances school to truly save some motherfracking $$$.” This nonetheless does not explain
just how Pandora & Thomas got into Harvard
, but. The moral associated with the story, as Autostraddle’s college students can show, dear high school seniors, usually exactly what school you will get into will never make a difference just as much to you personally whilst performs this thirty days. Oh of course, if you are undertaking the faculty thing now, discover
Campus Pride’s equality list.


When legalizing pot turns out to be a homosexual issue

“picture, if you will, a world where AIDS organizations raise cash by attempting to sell health marijuana in the place of utilized garments and home furniture? At this time any business that gets any national funding is actually restricted from this enterprise. Gays and lesbians are typically in the forefront with the fight to legalize marijuana and medical marijuana, and with no AIDS/HIV health issues inside the mid-’90s healthcare cannabis never ever might have passed in California.”

(@opposing opinions) talking about maybe you have observed
weed and hips
? Nutrients.


Yep, absolutely truly a bill called
the Potty Parity Act
. Congress’s brand new measure desires to stabilize how many male and female bathrooms in federal structures. (@salon)


That girl from that disturbing teevee program provides a sweetheart for reals, and she claims:

“Really don’t believe really love features a sex… I’m among many parents who have been in a homosexual or lesbian commitment. It’sn’t been a straightforward roadway recently, but personally i think there are no blunders during my life. Every thing happens for grounds. To own possibility to talk for myself and to have people determine what i am going through is truly special.”


If you haven’t however, run-on over to see Katrina’s piece on
the lesbians hipster
. Of course, if you’re tired of the word hipster, Gawker’s got an indication for your needs:


A new study on
the underrepresentation of females in maths and sciences
rolls out Monday. It was funded of the nationwide research base, meaning that the us government cares about equality, men!

“There’s a proper risk in let’s assume that innate distinctions are important in deciding who’ll do well, therefore we checked the cultural aspects, observe just what evidence there clearly was regarding the nurture part of character or cultivate.”



Switching Happily Actually After
: remaking the fairytale for single ladies over 30.



If you are probably read one more thing about Gay Promgate 2010, you ought to review Sugarbutch’s most recent line in SEXIS mag, entitled

Prom is really Gay.



Maybe you’ve heard about the situation at South Philly tall? Let me paint this picture available:
Asian American pupils are becoming outdone up
, without any knows how to handle it. Just like Sarah Palin can see Russia from the woman porch, i will see South Philly tall from my room window, but not one person is speaing frankly about it also although it takes place time after time.

Latoya Peterson at Racialicious has
a fantastic post on mass media insurance coverage surrounding the attacks

“The main-stream mass media does not discover this tale compelling because it’s the story regarding the brown, the storyline in the bad, the storyline of generation 1 and generation 1.5, the story of kids with accents, the storyline of violence between two groups no one wants to speak about anyhow.”


Liz Carpenter, founder on the National ladies’ Political Caucus, has actually died.



Feministing takes a review of
undertaking gender with make-up
and just how makeup products companies sell their products or services with the “natural” approach:

“the reality that these people are usually allowed to see all of us naked before they’re permitted to see all of us without makeup on claims something exactly how committed the audience is towards performance of effortless natural splendor.”


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