Conquering Your LGBT Destination Wedding: 4 Essential Hacks Destination weddings are incredibly exciting. You pack up your bags, head to an exciting, new location, and declare your love for your honey-to-be. But before all of the parties comes all of the planning and that can be a huge stressor for newly engaged couples. So let’s…

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…

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…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, As spring finally approaches, flowers will be coming up but so will allergies. I happened to be in a waiting room and overhear that a woman was getting married. Of course I asked her if she was doing anything unique. She told me her fiancé is allergic to every kind…

Every marriage is a love story. It means both people followed Taylor Swift’s advice. And “just said ‘Yes’.” A wedding is the final celebration of the moment. And now that the law is catching up to life – the LGBT community is participating. Yet there is a hitch. Do you want a toaster as a…

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…

Gay Bride Diaries Dearly Beloved, I recently met a lovely couple. One is half Sri Lankan and half Indian, and the other is Hmong. They wanted to represent their heritage on their wedding day, even though both of their families didn’t approve of their marriage and didn’t attend. They wore traditional wedding attire from their…

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,…