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"It's not a phase, you don't just grow out of it, and you CAN still be feminine." These are just a few things Megan & Whitney want the world to understand about being LGBTQ women. They were recently the first lesbian couple to be featured on UK's Say Yes to the Dress & are on a mission to continue breaking down stereotypes. "I think in recent years there's been more acceptance, but there's still a stigma towards gay women," said Whitney. The couple originally met on MySpace over 10 years ago, but being that they had 2 oceans and a continent between them, it would be years before they met in person. Megan is originally from Windsor, England, while Whitney was born & raised in Corbin, Kentucky. "As if distance wasn't a big enough obstacle, add in the fact that I'm from a small Christian town in the South that's very closed-minded." said Whitney. The couple shared similar experiences with coming out to their families at such a young age. "Both of our moms did not react well." Said Megan. "My mom made negative comments about gay people so I was extremely nervous to tell her. It took her a few years to come around, but she LOVES Whitney." Whitney also received initial backlash from her mom: "For me it was a little different because I'm the only child. My mom worried that it would be a hard life for me- but at the end of the day, she wants me to be happy." In 2008, Whitney moved to London to study abroad for a semester, & that's when the two finally met in person. "It was Whitney's first weekend here. We walked around London for hours just talking & drinking to settle our nerves, and later that night we shared our first kiss," said Megan. 2 weeks later, Megan & Whitney were officially a couple. 4 years later while in Hawaii, Megan proposed and Whitney said yes. Finally, in 2012, after one rejected VISA...