I cried watching the interview, I’m not going to lie to you. Come hell or high water, the fact that a sitting president of the United States was finally willing to say out loud what we all know to be the truth, is a powerful moment. We’ve come so far in my lifetime. I can’t wait for the day where everyone has the freedom to legally marry the person they love. On that day, we’ll have confetti to throw. For now, I hope this inspires us all to work a little harder, to change a few more hearts and minds.
Many of us on the APW staff like to talk about how when back when we got married, you had to walk uphill both ways in the snow just to buy a (terrible, overpriced, strapless) wedding dress. And while it’s easy to joke, we all know that the traditional wedding dress salon experience was, is, and generally remains fifteen kinds of terrible. I’d list all the ways, but why bother, because we’ve all watched Say Yes to the Dress, and wept over the average $5,000 budget, the required year-in-advance purchase, the absolute mystery around what anything costs before you walk in, and the lack of sample sizes for women over a size six.…Keep Reading
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