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You'll Wish You Scored An Invite To This 'Star Wars'-Themed Wedding

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.22.2015 | Weddings

Couple Linda Choi and Ace Cheng wanted to let their nerd flags fly at their June wedding. "We got excited about sci-fi elements being a part of the we...

There Is No Man

Allison Gruber | Posted 06.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Allison Gruber

No, our marriage doesn't help the fact that women still lack access to abortion in Ireland. Nor does our marriage resolve the wage gap, abate misogyny, or prevent awful legislation that strips women of bodily autonomy. As feminists, both, we're painfully cognizant of these issues.

Wedding Vendors Who Don't Want to Service Same-Sex Weddings Should Get Out of the Wedding Business

Sandy Malone | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Sandy Malone

In the spirit of love and Valentine's Day, I'd like to ask all my colleagues in the wedding planning industry to take a moral inventory of how they're running their businesses.

Good News If You're A Same-Sex Couple And Hoping To Tie The Knot

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices

Good news for same-sex couples who are planning to tie the knot: new research has found that those pairs divorced at a slightly lower rate than their ...

Mrs. and Mrs. Who?

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

I am proud to have taken my wife's name for both romantic and political reasons. Personally, this whole gay marriage thing has been a lovely surprise in every way; marriage is about unity. If you aren't willing to merge your names, are you really ready to merge entire lives?

Marilyn Rosen Talks Marriage, Pink Martini and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with my new wife, Marilyn Rosen, a symphony booking agent, about our recent marriage, which took place at Scullers Jazz Club before an intimate gathering of 80 friends and family members.

6 Obvious Differences in Planning Gay and Lesbian Destination Weddings

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.31.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

There are some things that were learning experiences for me as I planned and executed a lot of same-sex wedding in the last 24 months and I'm sharing them with all of you.

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.

She Wears the Pants In This Relationship

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

Pants have become more acceptable as a choice -- for lesbian and straight brides alike -- and this year's runway options demonstrated more willingness to embrace a diverse expression of style and orientation outside of the customary gown and bride-groom pairing

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

David Paisley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay 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.

The Gayest Weekend Ever (PHOTOS)

Elizabeth Baudouin | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Elizabeth Baudouin

There's so much to be said about the road leading up to your aunts and your moms getting married in the same weekend, from pretending your mom was straight so that you could get through seventh grade to coming out yourself to a tribe of first-generation lesbians.

The Surprising History Of Gay Marriage In The U.S.

Posted 07.17.2013 | Weddings

Did you know that the first gay couple to apply for a marriage license in the U.S. did so in 1970 in Minnesota? Jack Baker and Michael McConnell weren...

10 Photos Every Critic Of Marriage Equality Should See

Posted 06.24.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for June is Gay Pride Month, and this year, marriage equality is central to the ongoing pride celebrations. When we look ...

WATCH: Lesbian Lady Gaga Fans Marry After Finding Love On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Sharon and Eli, both LadyGaga fans, found one another on Twitter when Lady Gaga followed Sharon. They met after chatting and Skyping and eventually fe...

Jen and Lani: What Real Love Looks Like (PHOTOS)

Erin Chrisman | Posted 07.21.2013 | Weddings
Erin Chrisman

The most telling bit of it all is that thing that can't be put into words. It's the thing that happens when they look at each other: countless unexplainable emotions expressed within one electric connection of the eyes.

WATCH: How To Survive A Gay Summer Wedding

Posted 05.20.2013 | Weddings

As same-sex marriage is legalized in ever-more states across the country, friends and families of gay couples will be adding more weddings to their su...

Why I Changed My Mind About Same-Sex Marriage

Anne Simone | Posted 06.20.2013 | Weddings
Anne Simone

Since that night, I've been on a journey. My beliefs have evolved; my heart has grown; my eyes have opened.

Your 3 Big Same-Sex Wedding Mistakes

Mary Gorham Malia | Posted 06.01.2013 | Gay 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.

Wedding Magazine Rejects Ad Featuring Lesbian Brides

Bernadette Coveney Smith | Posted 04.19.2013 | Weddings
Bernadette Coveney Smith

I chose Weddings Unveiled because I'm not trying to advertise to "the gay community." I'm advertising to couples who are getting married. This couple didn't get "gay married." They didn't have a "gay wedding." They got married.

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Gay Wedding Photography

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 04.18.2013 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

Thankfully, there are more photographers than ever who are ready, willing and able to serve them. But is that enough? Not always.

Why Civil Unions Aren't Good Enough

Meghan Streit | Posted 04.16.2013 | Weddings
Meghan Streit

I have a 40-pound ivory tulle ball gown hanging in my dressing room waiting to be cleaned and preserved. My dining room looks like a Crate & Barrel outlet, with gift boxes stacked in every corner. If you didn't know better, you'd think I just got married.

Capturing Love: It's Not Rocket Science, But There Is An Art To It (PHOTOS)

Thea Dodds | Posted 03.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Thea Dodds

In 2005 I photographed my first same-sex couple's wedding and realized that although I had plenty of professional experience to lean on, in many respects I felt like a beginner. Flash-forward to today, and I've learned a lot, and I wanted to share my experience with other photographers.

Getting Sucked Into The Wedding Game

Allison Hope | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Allison Hope

When my fiancée and I decided to tie the knot, we promised that we wouldn't stress about planning our special day. We were smart. We wouldn't succumb to the dumb world of creating wars for months on end around an ephemeral four-hour affair. Then it happened.

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...

Why You Should Start Planning Next Year's Winter Wedding Now

David Toussaint | Posted 02.18.2013 | Weddings
David Toussaint

Same-sex engagements typically last about a year -- the gays love to plan -- so scheduling next year's holiday wedding starts now.