For queer and trans folks, wedding attire is a portal into much larger questions: of belonging, visibility, and politics. Join us as we talk to thoughtful people about everything from suits and gowns to how wedding clothes shape family ties and body image. Learn more at redressingweddings.com.
Joy All Over: J
To close out the series, we hear from J. It’s a fitting ending, as his story of buying a suit and staging a wedding ties together so many of the themes we’ve explored, and he gives us a complete picture of the joy that can come from getting dressed for the wedding, for LGBTQ+ folks.
The Red Dress: Audrey
In this episode about a single wedding, we hear from Audrey about her gorgeous red gown and all the things it did for her.
A Debut: Owen
In the first of three episodes focusing on a single wedding, Owen tells us the story of buying and wearing his wedding suit and accessories, and reveals how important they were in legitimizing his trans identity.
Gender Fluidity and the Wedding
Interviews with a lesbian couple and a trans man reveal how folks are thinking about gender fluidity as they get dressed for their weddings.
Spectacular Weddings: Another Look
We hear from two people about how what looks like a wedding spectacle is exactly what can reveal people’s depths.
Wedding as Spectacle
We hear from a range of LGBTQ+ folks about how they play with the spectacular theatricality of weddings with their clothing and style choices.