In this day and age, you'd be surprised how many rarities and firsts one can come across in terms of inclusion on a large scale. Constantly, we are hearing and seeing information read to the tune of 'first black man to do this,' or 'first trans woman to do that.'
Not only does it put into perspective how much work still needs to be done in order to normalize the achievements of the marginalized, it does give us the opportunity to revel in our progress proudly.
Today, Australia is celebrating one of its first in the form of a high end bridal magazine geared directly towards lesbian women. Glossy, luxurious and far too easy on the eyes, the magazine effortlessly represents what it looks like to be lesbian and in love.
Dancing With Her was conceived by Tara Baker and Arlia Hassell, an Australian couple who celebrated their engagement last year. However, met with the overwhelming hetero-normative curve in wedding publications, the couple saw fit to take it upon themselves to fill a void.
Reportedly, this is actually the only modern magazine focusing on lesbian brides, and it comes at such a pivotal time in Australia's history. Read more via Konbini