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Interracial Marriage

How Loving v. Virginia Blazed The Trail For Sweet Love Stories Like This One

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 02.24.2017 | OWN

When the historic Loving v. Virginia case legalized interracial marriage in America in 1967, it changed the lives of countless individuals ― many of...

Obama And The Future Of Mixed-Race And Multiracial America

Heidi W. Durrow | Posted 01.20.2017 | Black Voices
Heidi W. Durrow

It is fitting that President Obama would bookend his official press conferences with an unscripted comment and nod to his mixed-race heritage. Obama ...

Finally, Interracial Couple Emojis Make Their Debut!

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.17.2016 | Black Voices

Emojis just became more inclusive than ever. Thanks to the upcoming film “Loving,” people will be able to share emojis featuring couples of all ra...

Borderless Love: The Benefits of Marrying Outside Your Social Group

Layli Miron | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Layli Miron

I realize that two years of marriage hardly makes me an expert. But here's my inexpert suggestion for how you can contribute to building a more unified world: if you're seeking a spouse, consider getting to know people unlike you.

I Am A White Woman And I'm Afraid For My Black Boyfriend

Victoria Yore | Posted 07.19.2016 | Black Voices
Victoria Yore

I am a white woman and I don't know what to do or say. I can only strive to be compassionate, loving, understanding, informed, and slow to judge. I refuse to stand down and be quiet.

When Suddenly No Lives Matter

Chelsie Dort | Posted 07.12.2016 | Parents
Chelsie Dort

Hate breeds hate and our only hope left in this world lies within what we can control. Hope isn't in your Facebook status, your Ksl news article debate or even your good-willed peace protests. It starts at home, and it starts with you.


Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.25.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

A celebration of Latin Night at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando turned into a killing field fueled by intolerance, hate and weapons of war. Now is the time to remember those who stand up and stand together in love.

#ThisIsLoving: Celebrating Multiracial Love and Relationships

Ken Tanabe | Posted 06.10.2016 | Black Voices
Ken Tanabe

At this moment, there is a White House petition to officially recognize Loving Day. That recognition would be deeply meaningful to tens of millions of multiracial Americans and families. It would be a historic celebration of an underrepresented community.

15 Interracial Couple Travel Bloggers You Need To Follow Right Now

Victoria Yore | Posted 06.10.2016 | Black Voices
Victoria Yore

Traveling with your significant other is one of the best ways to bond with your partner, experience the world, and grow in your relationship together. There are thousands of sweet couples travel blogs out there with tons of great ideas, but, as 1/2 of an interracial travel couple, I wanted to take a moment to highlight this very unique niche.

Couple Surprises 'Trump' Wedding Guests With Epic Bridal Party Entrance

Jagger Blaec | Posted 05.27.2016 | Weddings
Jagger Blaec

The title of this video is called the "Trump Wedding" because that is my husband's last name. However, our wedding was the polar opposite of everything Donald Trump stands for with a room full of unconditionally loving and different people from varying cultural and economic backgrounds.

Mixed Feelings, Mixed Race: A Path to Freedom

Alexander Williams | Posted 05.10.2016 | Black Voices
Alexander Williams

When you don't fit in, you're forced to see things through multiple viewpoints and create a balance between how you are perceived and who you actually are. Being multiracial forces you to move between different worlds, across categories and through all definition.

How Quitting My Full Time TV Job Saved My Marriage and Sanity

Stacy-Ann Gooden | Posted 03.19.2017 | Women
Stacy-Ann Gooden

Between work, school, and taking care of little ones, I felt like I was just going through the motions. There were moments when I was so tired I couldn't remember simple things.

My Wife Speaks Out About Living With Bipolar

Brooke Berry | Posted 03.08.2017 | Queer Voices
Brooke Berry

Afraid of judgment and negativity, Chelsea has been nervous to speak out about her mental illness and draw in the stereotypes that are associated with people who suffer from mental illnesses.

The Love That Now Can Speak Its Name

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.17.2017 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

History has shown us that people will fight for love's integrity, even when it is against popular opinion, violating both state and federal laws, and possibly causing them their lives.

Is There A Right Way To Ask, 'Are Your Kids Biracial?'

Stacy-Ann Gooden | Posted 01.18.2017 | Parents
Stacy-Ann Gooden

When I think of my kids being asked to define themselves, I conjure up ways to approach the subject matter.

Rubio Wants to Leave Interracial Marriage to the States

Stampp Corbin | Posted 12.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Stampp Corbin

Rubio has suggested that he would appoint Supreme Court justices that would support a strict interpretation of the constitution and support his view of marriage. This is exactly why Rubio is unqualified to be president.

The Vow Renewal

Summer McLane | Posted 12.08.2016 | Weddings
Summer McLane

My mom always said that she missed out on having her dream wedding until they renewed their vows the day before Thanksgiving, in front of their kids, grandkids and a handful of friends, just like 25 years before.

Interview with an Expert in Multicultural Studies

Diedre Anthony | Posted 11.02.2016 | Parents
Diedre Anthony

I came across his book, Tomorrow's Children, after an assignment. We were tasked with picking an issue we were passionate about, and finding ways to educate our fellow colleagues about it. Surprisingly, there was little research on educating and raising biracial/multicultural children.

I Yam What I Yam, Ms. Brene Brown: In Strong Defense Of Atticus Finch

Margaret Hession | Posted 10.02.2016 | Home
Margaret Hession

Right now, those who hate Atticus Finch don't hate him because he's racist. They dislike him because he's imperfect and because he signals to them and us, mirror-wise, that we are imperfect too. Where is our false perfected idol gone?

Sikh Americans Should Show Solidarity With #BlackLivesMatter

Simran Kaur-Colbert | Posted 07.16.2016 | Religion
Simran Kaur-Colbert

As Americans grieve this terrorist attack that claimed the lives of nine congregants of Mother Emanuel and engage in much-needed dialogues on the legacy of the centuries of racialized violence of slavery and Jim-Crow segregation, Sikh Americans of South Asian origin must actively join the dialogue and purposefully engage with our Christian African-American brothers and sisters in solidarity.

The Top 5 Things I Want People to Know About My Mixed Family

Brandon L. Greene | Posted 07.10.2016 | Black Voices
Brandon L. Greene

The following is based on real-life experiences with my family since the birth of my son. It goes without saying that these situations, from cultural misunderstandings to racial/ethnic insensitivity to flat-out ignorance, likely represent only the tip of the iceberg in terms of what my biracial son can expect to experience throughout his life.

The Lesson of Gay Marriage

Pat LaMarche | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Most folks don't know about Shelley v. Kraemer. No, the better-known equality granting SCOTUS ruling is Brown v. The Board of Education of Topeka in 1954. And while folks remember that this granted equal access to public education, few know how quickly their ruling was enforced. And by quickly, I mean slowly.

What's the Real Definition of 'Traditional Marriage?'

Matt Baume | Posted 06.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Traditional marriage isn't exactly the "one man, one woman" story you've always heard. Politicians may claim that the definition of marriage hasn't changed in thousands of years, but it most definitely has. Marriage has been through a lot of changes over the millennia.

Zach Carter

History Does Not Support Clarence Thomas' Weird Reasoning | Zach Carter | Posted 06.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Justice Antonin Scalia may have penned the most colorful dissent to Friday's landmark Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality, but his...

Love Is Legitimate

Liz Lamoste | Posted 06.05.2016 | Impact
Liz Lamoste

Love is legitimate, regardless of who it is between. I hope that is something that our current Supreme Court, and society at large, can see.