The Hilarious Quandaries of Planning a Feminist Wedding: Part II

The Hilarious Quandaries of Planning a Feminist Wedding: Part II

If you haven't read part 1, then do that first... Again, most of this quite light...nope, we aren't "worried" or "obsessed" over the wedding...I'm a writer so I write...so I write things about the wedding planning. Wa-la. Plus, I have many other higher priorities that I'm procrastinating... Ceremony I’m not being “given away” because I was never property and I’ve been living out of my parent’s house for over 12 years. I love my parents and want to recognize them, but our relationship isn’t going to change when I get married. I love…continue reading →
The Hilarious Quandaries of Planning a Feminist Wedding: Part I

The Hilarious Quandaries of Planning a Feminist Wedding: Part I

Okay, before we begin: Some argue that "feminist wedding" is really just an oxymoron. A more important conversation yet is feminist marriage. Not because of cliché and incorrect beliefs regarding feminism, but rather because of legitimate concerns of the history and traditions (however recent) of what happens at weddings and (more importantly) in marriage. I myself never planned on getting married, but I was not vehemently against marriage either… Of course marriage is now an option for many folks in the U.S., which was important to me before I got (straight) married. It is still…continue reading →