gay weddings

Same-Sex Weddings By the Numbers (in Partnership With ‘The Advocate!’)

It's been an exciting past few months for marriage equality. Indiana and Utah legalized gay marriage and June marked the one-year anniversary that the Supreme Court ruled the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and Prop 8 was dismissed. So in celebration of LGBT pride month, we just released our second annual same-sex marriage survey in partnership with... read more

A Family Game Night-Inspired Wedding (With Fun Blue and Orange Touches!)

Since family time is the cornerstone of Doug and Chris's relationship, they knew that their wedding events needed to include game pieces, interactive guest activities and unique favors. "Our style just isn't prone to high formality, so we made sure to bring fun, personal touches to everything, from a game of Family Feud at the rehearsal... read more

This Couple Live Streamed Their Wedding To Their Followers!

Pat was pretty sure Billy was "the one" ever since he saw a picture of him with a mutual friend on Facebook in 2009. He sent a message to his friend that read, "If you could somehow assist me in making a certain [Billy] my husband, that would be great. I find him adorable." A... read more

This Proposal Video Inspired A High School Bully To Apologize

Bully Apologizes After Watching Viral Marriage Proposal Video
There's so much to love about this proposal story. It all started in December with an epic flash mob proposal in West Hollywood that Lucas Ban set up for his boyfriend David Devora (David thought it was a surprise birthday party!). For the proposal Ke$ha's Timber started blasting and dancers lead by actress Briana Evigan... read more

33 Weddings Officiated by Queen Latifah at the Grammys

The biggest surprise at the Grammy's this year was much better than the time Kanye West interrupted to insult Taylor Swift! During Macklemore and Madonna's performance of his breakout hit "Same Love", 33 couples made their way to the stage to get married -- and Queen Latifah officiated (she was sworn in as a temporary... read more

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Married Her Partner Of 23 Years!

Houston Mayor Annise Parker Married
After 23 years together, Houston mayor Annise Parker (the first openly gay mayor of a a major city!) married her partner Kathy Hubbard in Palm Springs, CA. The mayor tweeted out the good news last night from her official twitter account. I am privileged to now be the wife of the woman I have loved... read more

Judge Rules Against Wedding Cake Baker Who Refused A Gay Couple

Cake Baker Discrimination RulingErrol Colon Photography
Colorado-based grooms Charlie Craig and David Mullins chose Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver to make a wedding cake to celebrate their marriage with friends and family (they were legally married in Massachusetts) in 2012. Instead of treating them to a cake tasting, the baker rejected the order due to the couple's sexual orientation. A lawsuit... read more

5 Photos From The First Gay Weddings In Hawaii

Hawaii Gay Weddings
Cyber Monday wasn't just exciting because of all the online shopping deals, it was also the historic day that gay marriage went into effect in Hawaii! On November 13, Hawaii became the 15th state to legalize gay marriage, and at midnight on December 2 the government began issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. We're saying... read more

This Lesbian Bride’s Parents Didn’t Support Her, So The Internet Did

A Lesbian Bride's Parents Didn't Support Her, So The Internet Did
Here's your feel good story of the week: When Meredith Jackson wed her longtime girlfriend Kat Jackson her parents refused to attend. Meredith and Kat got married as planned in a gorgeous wedding in October and then posted the photos by Megan Burges Photography to their Tumblr page. The result was... read more

States That Have Legalized Gay Marriage (Hooray!)

States That Have Legalized Same Sex MarriageLove Me Do Photography
Our philosophy? #loveislove, so we're thrilled to celebrate even more weddings as more states choose to legalize gay marriage. With eight states signing gay marriage into law this year alone, it's only a matter of time before the rest of the country follows suit. Yay!  The latest states to vote to legalize gay marriage? Illinois... read more
Escort cards are extremely easy to personalize and an excellent way to bring in your wedding day colors -- from calligraphed seating cards set atop a textured linen to apples tagged with each guest's name or small personalized bundles of lavender tied off with string. Other ways to display escort cards: Pin them to a clothesline, post them on a board covered in color-coordinated ribbon, or incorporate them into your cocktail hour using personalized stirrers tagged with guests' names.
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