This couple manages to combine a lot of inspiration, some eco-DIY love, and a dose of tradition into a bitchin’ barn wedding. And after seeing the homemade treat table and a kale bouquet, it’s on like Donkey Kong.
“I’m helping my gay friend get married to the man of his dreams. He doesn’t want to go with a typical wedding tuxedo, but they definitely want some femininity in their wedding. Help?”
The theme for 2011’s National Library Week is “Create your story.” It don’t know what says “Create your story” more than the two tuxes, book covered tables, and ceremony standing in the round in the fourth installment of Library Week weddings.
Unhappy truth: It’s hard to find an abundance of gay-friendly and/or gender neutral wedding stuff. From advice, to porn, to products our gender-bending, same-sex loving friends constantly get the shaft. We got a request for advice on where to find same-sex cake toppers, so I thought I’d show you some of the ones I’ve found over the years.
I won’t be an Offbeat Bride soon. In fact, I won’t be any kind of bride, because in a month I’ll be married. And for some reason, that’s making me sad. I don’t want to get into the whole “you should be planning for the marriage not the wedding!” or the politics of wedding vs. marital energy/time/money expenditure. I get that, I assure you. I want to acknowledge what an important and huge part of my life and identity being a bride and having a wedding has been for me, and I’m sure for you too. I want to share this journey, and who I am and have become.
“Both of us previously identified as lesbians … how do I let my guests know that my girlfriend is now my groom?”