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Queerly Beloved
Queerly Beloved

Queer and Poly Couples Share How They're Redefining the Meaning of Marriage

“As queer people, we are creating our future. We have to be the blueprints for what we want.”
Anna Pulley
2.14.18
child marriage
child marriage

Woman Who Was Forced to Marry Her Rapist at 11 Is Trying to End Child Marriage

Because of legal loopholes, child marriage still exists in some states. This week, the Florida State passed a bill that would make it illegal to grant a marriage license to anyone under the age of 18.
Kimberly Lawson
2.1.18
weddings
weddings

We Asked a Blowjob Wedding Photographer: Literally, Why?

Dutch photographer Michael Klooster went viral after taking a shot of a newly married couple simulating fellatio in their wedding outfits. He explains how his photo sparked a new, eye-opening wedding tradition.
Sirin Kale
10.31.17
marriage
marriage

Wedding Photos of the Lesbian Couple Getting Married in 24 Countries

As part of a performance art piece, Fleur Pierets and Julian P. Boom are getting married in every country where same-sex marriage is legal. Broadly joined the couple at their first wedding in New York, where they kicked off their 18-month project.
Leila Ettachfini
9.21.17
assault
assault

Men Are Finding Loopholes in US Law to Marry Children

According to a new report, more than 200,000 children—some as young as 13—were married between 2000 and 2015 in the US.
Kimberly Lawson
8.30.17
marriage
marriage

The Woman Who Created a Game About Arranged Marriage to Get Out of Hers

Games designer Nashra Balagamwala fled Pakistan to escape matchmaking hell. Now she's turning that experience into a board game.
Zing Tsjeng
8.22.17
INDIA
INDIA

India Moves to Ban Unjust 'Instant Divorce' in Landmark Ruling

Under triple talaq, Muslim men can divorce their wives by uttering the word "talaq" thrice. According to a new judgment by the Supreme Court of India, it's now unconstitutional.
Sirin Kale
8.22.17
relationships
relationships

What We Can Learn from Women Who Cheat

"Cheating: A Handbook for Women" addresses the advantages of cheating on your partner. Author Michèle Binswanger explains why monogamy can get so monotonous.
Lisa Ludwig
8.15.17
Sex
Sex

The Dangerous Business of Hymen Reconstruction Surgeries

In Germany and the Netherlands, the majority of women seeking hymenoplasty are young Muslim women. We speak to doctors about the rising demand for the controversial procedure.
Franziska Knupper
8.15.17
romance
romance

What It's Like to Be Married to a Psychopath

In her new memoir, author Jen Waite recounts her experience discovering her husband's affair and diagnosis as a psychopath. Broadly sat down with the author to learn how to spot red flags.
Emalie Marthe
7.19.17
relationships
relationships

Judge Grants Divorce to Woman Because Her Husband Left Her Messages On Read

According to one Taiwanese court, "A normal couple shouldn't treat each other like that."
Sirin Kale
7.18.17
marriage
marriage

'I'll Cherish Me Forever': The People Choosing to Marry Themselves

The movement of saying "I do" to life-long sologamy is all about embracing the pomp and circumstance of a marriage ceremony while rejecting the “tyranny of coupledom.”
Steven Blum
6.12.17