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Gay Wedding Planning

Author Robert E. Blackmon Pens Best-Selling Wedding Guide for Men

Sydney Latimer | Posted 06.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Sydney Latimer

In this current bride-centric wedding culture, the needs of men of all orientations are often lost in the shuffle. The current resources don't really address the needs of men when it comes to what to wear, how to plan and what to expect when planning such an important event.

Requiring A Baker To Prep Cake For A Gay Wedding Is Like Forcing Blacks To Serve The KKK, Pastor Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Southern Evangelical Seminary's Richard Land has come to the defense of a Colorado baker who made headlines by refusing to make a wedding cake for...

California Catering Company Under Fire For Allegedly Rejecting Gay Grooms-To-Be

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A California caterer is making headlines after allegedly refusing to provide services for a same-sex wedding, citing her "Christian beliefs." As T...

The Top 10 Myths About Same-Sex Weddings

Bernadette Coveney Smith | Posted 02.05.2014 | Weddings
Bernadette Coveney Smith

I've spent a lot of time speaking to people in the wedding industry about same-sex weddings, and I've noticed that a lot of people have misconceptions about what really goes on at these fabulous celebrations.

Same-Sex Wedding Study Offers Insights Into the Diversity of Wedding Planning and Traditions

David Paisley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Paisley

By and large, same-sex couples are quite nontraditional in their wedding planning. Of course, this should not surprise anyone. The LGBT community does not come from a tradition of marriage, which allows us to write our own rules for celebrations.

Photographers Should Print 'Worthy Of Death' On Gay Wedding Photos: Chaplain

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A former U.S. Navy chaplain fired back against a New Mexico Supreme Court ruling which found that a photography studio's refusal to provide service du...

5 Reasons I'm Glad I Eloped

Marissa Higgins | Posted 10.19.2013 | Weddings
Marissa Higgins

What if your friends day drink and have a meltdown because they're single and forever alone? What if your maid of honor's dress is too tight and she bails the morning of? If you elope, you can avoid all of this stress. You remove the opportunity for other people to take away from the beauty and happiness of your wedding day.

Wedding Venue Turns Away Gay Couple, But Staff Members Offer Different Take

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Two Texas grooms-to-be are said to be reeling after being turned away by a local wedding reception venue, allegedly because they're gay. But the busin...

Our Big Gay Wedding | Posted 07.18.2013 | Weddings

As the day of our wedding clicked closer and closer (and there was a lot of clicking — we were engaged four and a half years, after all), it was eas...

The Biggest Difference Between Gay And Straight Weddings

Posted 06.28.2013 | Weddings

A new survey reveals that gay couples are taking a strikingly different approach to wedding planning than their heterosexual counterparts. The Knot...

How Do We Plan A Gay Wedding That Isn't Straight? | Posted 06.13.2013 | Weddings

The other night on Bravo’s reality show Newlyweds: The First Year, the gay couple finally had their wedding. It was an elaborate, highly coiffed aff...

The Gay Men's Guide To Planning A Wedding

Denise Oliveira | Posted 08.03.2013 | Weddings
Denise Oliveira

Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms, written by the playwright and event planner Jason Mitchell, is full of tons of useful tips and plenty of hilarious one-liners certain to make wedding planning a lot easier for the gay groom.

'So... Who's The Bride?'

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Luckily, we haven't run into any outright bigotry with any of our wedding vendors, so we feel very fortunate. But every time I see a form or am asked for the name of my soon-to-be wife, it's another conversation to have.

Your 3 Big Same-Sex Wedding Mistakes

Mary Gorham Malia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mary Gorham Malia

Same-sex marriage is here to stay, so I sat down with Ms. Chris Weber, who has 25 years of experience as a wedding planner, to talk about the biggest mistakes that people make in planning their weddings.

WATCH: Gay Couple Turned Away By Wedding Venue 'Because Of God'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Texas-based gay couple is crying foul after they say they were turned down by a reception venue who refused to host their forthcoming wedding. A...

I'm Gay...But I Want A 'Traditional' Wedding

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

By Biz Hurst for I was never one of those little girls who dreamed of her wedding day. I never 'pretend-married' any of the neighborh...

The Big Mistake The Wedding Industry Is Making

Bernadette Coveney Smith | Posted 12.22.2012 | Weddings
Bernadette Coveney Smith

There is an LGBT culture (just as there's a Jewish culture, a Southern culture, etc.) and with that culture come unique trends, traditions and experiences.

8 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Gay Wedding

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Here are eight helpful tips that will make your planning your wedding easier and less stressful.

Same-Sex Wedding Planning: 7 Things to Consider

Susan Holland | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Susan Holland

Whenever I plan an event, the first step is to sit with the host and start a dialogue about goals, personal tastes, concerns, etc. The following are a few classic wedding-planning anxieties that present new complexities for same-sex couples.