A Princess Bride wedding reading from the book itself? Inconceivable! Only the impressive clergyman knew about this particular passage from the book version of The Princess Bride. You’ll find lots of awesome ceremony fodder from the movie, too, but this time we’ve got a Princess Bride reading with a literature vibe. Shall we see it? (Anybody want a peanut?) I couldn’t resist! On to the reading…
As a queer person, it was important to me to have a ceremony that reflected our values while avoiding language that was cis- or hetero-centric. Our spiritual and philosophical practices and beliefs include both Christianity and Buddhism, and we both feel strongly about the value of secular institutions. On top of this, our wedding was space-themed! With all these things in mind, we decided to write the gender-neutral space-themed ceremony from scratch.
If you’re a fan of The Nightmare Before Christmas like I am, you probably know all the songs by heart. And if not, it’s time to catch up on one of the sweetest parts… (spoiler alert!) Jack and Sally’s romantic song about being simply meant to be. This short excerpt from the movie makes for a perfect nugget of romance in a whimsical setting. Maybe like your ceremony?
Egalitarian feminist pluralistic ceremony script for your equality-focused ceremony (includes READINGS!)
When you want to focus on equality and feminism, it can be hard to find a wedding ceremony script that holds water. This one ROCKS our egalitarian socks. This feminist pluralistic ceremony script emphasizes equality and pluralism. It values the individual and the social. It is heavily allusive, but accessible.
We were ogling this amazing two-dude vintage wedding from last week and had to pull out one tiny ceremony detail that was AWESOME. One of the grooms, Anthony, was able to incorporate the surprisingly romantic Thanksgiving song from Bob’s Burgers into his vows. We couldn’t resist pulling this out to share for your own Bob’s Burgers wedding vows.
When searching for weddings readings for your LGBT wedding, feminist wedding, or just a wedding where you want to embrace gender neutral terms, it can be TOUGH. There’s a lot of gendered wedding rituals and readings to dodge in your search. We found a fair few readings that empower everyone. Let’s see what gender neutral and feminist wedding readings we found…