Wednesday, March 18, 2015
America’s First Indian Lesbian Wedding Has a Sweet Love Story Behind It
When Shannon saw Seema at a fitness class she teaches, she turned to a fellow instructor and said “I’m going to marry her.” 6 years later, the couple are now married, and their wedding was a beautiful traditional Indian ceremony. The love at first sight story is also the first Indian lesbian wedding in America.
The United States is swiftly moving towards passing pro-LGBT legislation, and just yesterday, the Presbyterian Church voted to endorse gay marriage ceremonies in all their parishes. However, the Indian community is still highly conservative, especially with sensitive issues like sexual orientation. See more photos of the couple below...
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