Bride Spurns Veil, Redefines Nuptials

In the anthology, “Here Come the Brides! Reflections on Lesbian Love And Marriage,” co-editors Audrey Bilger and Michele Kort offer an array of intimate insights. In this excerpt, performer Holly Hughes finds it’s easier to get married on Facebook.

Lesbian Couples Shut Out of Immigration Reforms

Congress is considering immigration reforms, but not to laws that prohibit same-sex couples from sponsoring their partners for citizenship. Among families, activists say the heaviest toll falls on households headed by lesbians.