Essence magazine, for the first time ever, is featuring a lesbian couple in its Bridal Bliss section of essence.com. Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills were married in August, and the black women’s lifestyle magazine is excited to feature them in the popular section of the website. Says Managing Editor Emil Wilbekin:Essence has a history of covering the LBGT community and the inclusion of Aisha and Danielle’s wedding in our Bridal Bliss feature is a natural extension of that commitment, The Moodie-Mills’ are a wonderful couple with a beautiful love story, and Essence.com aims to support and celebrate Black women in all their diversity.
Aisha, president of Synergy Strategy Group, a Washington, D.C.-based political consulting firm, said she’s happy to be part of the first lesbian couple featured by the mag.For 40 years, Essence has been the leading voice for black women. We are honored that Essence chose to tell our story of love and commitment as it makes this historic step forward.
It’s about time!