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Based on reader feedback that it was “hard to find any weddings of people of color,” we started tagging posts that featured a BIPOC bride and/or groom — and/or means you’ll find tons of interracial couples in here! Increasing visibility for BIPOC folks has been a priority for us since 2008, and note that we always allow folks to self-identify. More about how and why we do this here.

Awesome venue idea: MOVIE THEATER

So you say you don’t want to get married in a church, but it’s autumn so you’re not doing it outside or in your backyard. Bars aren’t really your style and while cave is cool and lofts are swank … maybe you want a movie theater.

Offbeat Bride & diversity

I see a bazillion tattooed white women, but very few Black punk brides, goth Asian brides, geeky Latina brides, etc. Where are all the Offbeat Brides of color?

Haley & Joe’s infamous porange Buddhist hippie party wedding

Haley & Joe are totally Burners, and since half my friends are at Burning Man this week, I figured it was the perfect time to feature this fabulously PORANGE wedding! The offbeat bride: Haley, Nanny Her offbeat partner: Joe, Engineer Location & date of wedding: Joaquin Miller Park Cascade, Oakland, CA. June 29, 2008 What […]

Kristina & Todd’s classic punk-rock wedding

Tattooed bride and bridal party, a custom ceremony performed by a self-described atheist minister, and punky music selections… Kristina and Todd present the “classic punk rock wedding.”

Karen & PJ’s nerdy gamer zoo wedding

The tender union between two child-at-heart game industry kids is, of course, *unnormal* to say the least.

Elisa’s Leap Day wedding in Miami

The offbeat bride: Elisa, Secretary/Adjunct Professor/Grad Student cum Rock Star Her offbeat partner: Evan, Sound Engineer/Guitar Player Location & date of wedding: Friend’s home in Miami, FL. 2/29/2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Evan and I spent the whole day together with our bridal party, bucking tradition. We also had a Pagan handfasting, complete with […]