Straight Women Are Marrying Each Other for Safety in Tanzania

Women of the Kuria tribe from the East African country are tying the knot, but it has nothing to do with romance.
Marta Martinez

Men Describe Being Proposed to By Women

"It was a dizzying kind of surreal joy the likes of which I’ve never felt before."
Leila Ettachfini

This European Country Is Voting to Block Gay Marriage—Probably Forever

In October, Romania will hold a referendum to change its constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman only.
Sirin Kale

Women Prefer Men Who Are Heavily Tattooed Body Pillows

You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like.
Kimberly Lawson

No One Should Get Plus-Ones to Weddings

If you suspect that someone would bail on your wedding if they couldn’t bring a buffer human, this person doesn’t like you enough to be at your wedding.
Maria Yagoda

The Agonizing Wedding Expectations Behind the Sexist 'Bridezilla' Stereotype

The trope of the bride's ugly transformation is actually about other people's narcissism and entitlement.
Foram Mehta

As My Family Tried to Arrange My Marriage, I Was Secretly Swiping on Tinder

My parents, unaware that I already had a dating profile of my own, signed me up for an online matchmaking service—similar, in a sense, to Tinder, but with far different expectations.
Mithila Phadke
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
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

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

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

Men Are Finding Loopholes in US Law to Marry Children

According to a 2017 report, more than 200,000 children—some as young as 13—were married between 2000 and 2015 in the US.
Kimberly Lawson