Ask a homo: What do parents pay for in a same-sex wedding?

What Do Parents Pay for in a Same-Sex Wedding?

What Do Parents Pay for in a Same-Sex Wedding?

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A same sex wedding cake at the Gay Wedding Show at the Queens Hotel on March 2, 2014 in Leeds, England.

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Welcome back to Ask a Homo, a judgment-free zone where the gays of Outward answer questions about LGBTQ politics, culture, etiquette, language, and other queer conundrums. This week, a viewer has a practical question about same-sex weddings: When the gender of the couple is the same, how do the traditional rules for parent financial support apply?

If there are questions you’ve been dying to ask a member of the real rainbow coalition, this is your chance. Send your queries—for publication—to slateoutward@gmail.com, and please put “ASK A HOMO” in the subject line. Note that questions may be edited.

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