Outward

Ask a Homo: Dowry Doubts

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?

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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.

Other Questions Asked of Homos:

Do Gay Men Prefer Shorter or Longer Names?
Why Are Gay People Always Getting Back With Their Exes?

Is Being Afraid to Be Thought Gay a Form of Homophobia?
Is My Daughter’s Boyfriend Gay?
How can an openly gay man best support his closeted boyfriend?
How to get pro-gay kids to boycott anti-gay businesses?
Is It OK to Touch Guys in Gay Bars?
When does a lesbian lose her virginity?
Why are gays so critical of LGBTQ advocacy groups?
Is my co-worker transitioning?

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