Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, This story was posted on City Pages recently about a couple who have a business filming weddings in Minnesota. They are suing the state to get rid of the law that says they can’t refuse a client based on religion, sexuality, etc. They don’t want to film same-sex weddings because…

5 Reasons Same-sex Destination Weddings are On The Rise Let your wanderlust guide you to paradise! Destination weddings are continuing to make strides as a more fun and unique way to exchange vows, especially amongst same-sex couples. With marriage equality at the forefront of the media, more and more LGBT couples are jetting off to…

10 Wedding Ceremony Trends to Incorporate into Your Same-Sex Wedding Christina Phelps Bowman, creator and director of Beautiful Wedding Ceremonies shares with us 10 wedding ceremony trends she is seeing more and more.  Wedding ceremonies are being more and more personalized for each couple these days. Personalizing your ceremony can be a collaborative effort with your officiate…

Top Los Angeles Gay Wedding Planners Are you looking for the top Los Angeles gay wedding planners? Planning a wedding can be a lot of hard work. There are so many tasks to deal with and arrangements to make. In order to simplify your Los Angeles gay-wedding plans, you should think about hiring a wedding…

I love planning gay and lesbian weddings – I learn something new every time. Because there are no hard-and-fast etiquette rules about it, couples may do just about anything that makes them happy. And I have a lot of fun making their most creative visions come true. But in eight years of planning, the most…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, Do you and your partner balance each other out? Does a wedding need to be “balanced?” When wedding planning, most of us think our list has to be balanced in price. The cake has to be as nice as our dress. The venue has to be as fancy as our…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, Valentine’s Day is approaching and it’s another famous holiday for couples to get engaged, married, or renew their vows. Seeing same-sex or gender neutral valentines at the stores is very comforting. Valentine’s Day is for everyone, especially lovers. So if you are planning a wedding, why not incorporate some February…

Attention all Louisiana same-sex couples planning a wedding for the Fall/Winter of 2016! The New Orleans Marriott is giving away a wedding at their hotel in the French Quarter for you and up to 200 guests in their Riverview Ballroom. All you have to do to enter is follow @NewOrleansMarriott on Instagram and upload a…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, I’m writing a slight follow-up to my Halloween blog post. Now that my cousin got married on Halloween I can share one of her photos. She looked incredibly gorgeous for the wedding, but I must share the reception look which can only be caused by the fun ghoulish costume theme…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, The holiday season is here and you may be counting down the days until Christmas or a different holiday…or…your wedding!  Whatever that anticipation is for the season, I have some wedding advice for all you winter wedding planners. Random Wedding thought of the week: Has anyone married on Thanksgiving? It…

Lesbian Wedding Advice -Plan for Rain & Tornados. Kelly is back with more lesbian wedding advice, her fun random thoughts on wedding planning and lesbian wedding tips.  Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, I heard a Bridezilla story, and I encourage you not to be a Bridezilla, but a Pridezilla. So the Bridezilla I heard about…

16 Lesbian Beach Wedding Ideas  16 Bright Ideas for your Lesbian Beach Wedding: by Gillian Andrew of Fun In the Sun Weddings.  What better way could there be to show your pride at your lesbian beach wedding than by incorporating a rainbow theme? And with so many cute, funky and unique ways to do it,…