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Understanding Asexuality and Aromanticism

For many people, the term “LGBTQ+” is an all-encompassing way to describe those whose sexual orientation and/or gender identity may not be considered to be cisgender-heterosexual. Indeed, a popular variant of this term is “LGBTQIA+,” where the I means “intersex” or individuals born with variations in sex characteristics, while the A refers to people who […]

Dating in a Time of Social Isolation

The world has changed a good amount in 2020. Quarantine measures and stay-at-home orders have kept a majority of people away from work, education, and play. While it can be difficult for most people to handle this shift, reports suggest it is particularly difficult for those who are single and live alone. Without the opportunity […]

How To Celebrate Pride 2020 When Faced With COVID-19 Cancellations

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a number of dramatic shifts in how we celebrate annual events. Traditions surrounding Easter, Mother’s Day, and academic graduations have all been put into a blender due to the restrictions of social isolation. As the continued impact of the novel coronavirus is felt, cities across America have begun making […]

Changing Your Name After Marriage

When you and your partner have decided to tie the knot, it can change your life in a number of exciting ways. Of course, the shift can also bring about a number of complications you might not know how to sort out. For gay couples, one of the biggest challenges is determining whether or not […]

Personalizing an LGBT Wedding

Getting engaged can be an exciting time in your life. While you may feel the thrill right away, you probably also have a few concerns about planning your wedding. For same-sex couples, there can be a lot of confusion surrounding the process. LGBT couples were only given the right to wed in recent years, meaning […]

Blending Families: Moving In Together With Your Pets

Moving in together is a significant step in your relationship. You must adjust to each other’s schedules, rhythms, and preferences. Your animal companions have similar needs. Pets feel fear and anxiety just as we do, but they also communicate and perceive the world differently than us. Creating a blended home with both humans and animals […]

Being Honest With Who You Are

Same-sex relationships can prove a bit complicated at times. While all romantic connections have their own fair share of difficulties, gay and lesbian couples may find themselves dealing with a handful of unique troubles. One major issue LGBT relationships face is when one person is still in the closet. There may not be a “right” […]

Simple Tips for LGBTQ Couples Looking To Tie the Knot

Getting engaged can be the start of an exciting adventure. While marriage has long been an important ritual, gay and lesbian couples were denied the right to marry in the United States until recent years. Therefore, plenty of LGBTQ couples feel a bit lost when it comes to the best way to discuss a same-sex […]

Prenuptial Agreements: What LGBTQ Couples Need To Know

Say the words “prenuptial agreement” and many people will picture high-profile celebrity divorces or lopsided contracts that are ridiculously unfair to one spouse. They’ve often been the stuff of gossip columns and daytime soap operas, but the Huffington Post points out that more young adult couples are asking attorneys to draw up these contracts. After […]

Simple Ideas for Your Same-Sex Wedding

Tying the knot can be a milestone event. After getting engaged, you and your partner will set out to plan your wedding. While this can seem straightforward enough, plenty of same-sex couples run into challenges. Many marital traditions are centered around heterosexual couples, which can make planning a bit more difficult for same-sex pairings. Luckily, […]