Pridezillas attended the Chicago HRC Gala on Saturday November 16th at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. There were over 900 attendees and it was a historical and emotional night as just weeks prior Illinois became the 15th state in the nation to adopt full marriage equality for every same sex couple. Governor Pat Quinn, State…

Pridezillas attended the March on Springfield on Tuesday, October 24th to support our LGBT friends and family in their fight to win marriage equality. We are hopeful that Illinois will be the 15th state in our nation to legalize love. The speakers were powerful, the performers were inspirational and the message was clear: Illinois can’t…

Gay Vanity Affair, a gay and lesbian wedding show is taking place on Sunday, February 9th, 2014 from 11am-4pm in San Francisco. Tickets are $25 each and The Bently Reserve is hosting the event. For more details on purchasing tickets, the list of exhibitors and to learn more about Gay Vanity Fair visit, www.gayvanityfair.com.

Pridezillas is celebrating the historical news! Illinois became the 15th state to allow same-sex marriage. The vote passed the Illinois House by a margin of 61-54. The marriage equality law was supported by businesses such as Groupon, religious leaders such as United Methodist Bishop Sally Dyck, elected leaders such as Mayor Rahm Emanuel and President…

Recently a gay male friend asked my opinon on whether or not to create a honeymoon registry. He and his partner have lived together for over 5 years and they felt that they didn’t need a ton of household items that a younger or newer couple need. Plus they were planning on doing a traditional…

When people in Alabama find out that that my husband, our two kids and I just moved from California we get the same response. Every time. “Wow! That must be such a huge culture shock?” Well, in fact, it is. The price of fresh fruit and vegetables are ridiculously high, the humidity is off the…

We had more questions for James Engmann & his wife Connie on working with your officiant to plan your big day! What possibilities are there for the wedding ceremony itself? In Marriage Equality states, the possibilities vary greatly. If a same-sex couple is able to find a willing church and clergy member, the couple will…

Community Marketing & Insights (CMI), a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) consumer research company today released the results of a survey entitled “Same-Sex Couples: Weddings and Engagements.” Produced in partnership with The Gay Wedding Institute, the survey of over 900 couples found interesting and surprising trends as same-sex couples plan their weddings in the…

We are always pumped when we find additional proud pride allies throughout the wedding industry. We are thrilled to feature this beautiful same-sex wedding shot by Thomas Slack of Slack Photography, LLC from our “Sweet Home” Chicago. Thomas understands that equality has no gender and love has no boundaries. He shot Max and Matt’s wedding…

Marriage equality is important to the entire country because it sets the stage for the treatment of all homosexuals. I don’t want to read one more story about a young teenager committing suicide because they are ashamed of how they were born and who they are. Nothing is more heartbreaking than someone who feels so…

Pridezillas attended The Wedding Salon’s wedding tradeshow on Monday at the glamorous and historic Intercontinental Chicago. The Wedding Salon is known for planning the world’s largest luxury wedding shows and wow did they deliver. The Renaissance Ballroom was set up to make you feel like you were inside a real wedding. (A real posh wedding)…