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Mail Order Brides

NBC Comedy About Mail-Order Bride Canceled After Twitter Backlash

The Huffington Post | Sarah Grossman | Posted 10.03.2016 | Impact

NBC canceled a new show called “Mail Order Family” after it provoked a serious backlash online. The series, which Deadline reported was in devel...

Promised to the Crown: A Conversation with Aimie K. Runyan

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 04.27.2016 | Home
Brandi Megan Granett

Imagine choosing a voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to settle in a new land at behest of your King and country in order to marry and mother in the New World.

90-Day Fiancé and the Shaming of 'Mail Order Brides'

Julia Meszaros | Posted 04.13.2014 | Media
Julia Meszaros

We all need to recognize that the term mail order bride is incredibly offensive and stigmatizing for any couple involved in an international relationship, regardless of the way in which they met.

Mail-Order Brides, Scandal, Shame and Immigration

Erwin de Leon | Posted 08.31.2013 | Home
Erwin de Leon

The Mango Bride tells part of the story, through the lives of two Filipino women forced into exile by circumstances of their birth and dictates of Philippine culture.

What Was America's First Marriage Tradition?

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

What I found actually contradicts both proponents and critics of the notion of "traditional marriage." In fact, the only people who practice America's first marriage tradition are often the butts of jokes today.

Laura Bassett

Mail Order Bride Company President Lobbying To Weaken Protections For Abused Immigrants | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

A top official at an anti-domestic violence advocacy group that has been encouraging the House GOP to roll back protections for immigrant victims in t...

South American Mail Order Bride Tour, Mon Amour

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home
Harmon Leon

Everyone has something to offer. The older men represent security. The young Colombian women represent not dying alone. Everyone has needs.

The Little Bride

Anna Solomon | Posted 03.11.2012 | Weddings
Anna Solomon

My novel, The Little Bride, begins in a basement in Odessa, where 16-year-old maidservant Minna Losk is being given her "Look" - an examination to see if she's sufficiently "fit" (i.e., "virginal") to become a mail-order bride to America.

Laura Stampler

Lonely? Win A Wife On The Radio | Laura Stampler | Posted 11.08.2011 | Women

If you thought that the most degrading thing a radio contest has done was make a person dressed in a wonder woman costume jump into a 400-gallon pool ...

If Hello Kitty Had A Mouth She'd Be Screaming By Now

Czerina Salud | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Czerina Salud

When the sexual currency of Filipina women is appropriated by everyone from American actors to Filipino nationals to H&M workers, something is not right.

An Apology Regarding My Letterman Appearance and a Clarification on U.S. Autoworkers

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alec Baldwin

While on the David Letterman program, I joked that I might need a "mail-order bride" to achieve the goal of having more children in my life. I believe that most people understood that this was a joke and took it as such.