Pronouns & assumptions: Gay wedding etiquette rules every guest should follow

Maybe you're a seasoned pro at attending same-sex weddings or maybe they're a new concept for you, and you don't want to be responsible for any awkwardness on someone's wedding day. It's easy to fall prey to a faux pas when it comes to saying the right things. Understand that the basics, love and respect, remain the same for both straight and LGBTQ weddings.

Here are six gay wedding etiquette rules that will make you the couple's favorite…

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Think boudoir shoots aren't right for you? Then you've never seen radically inclusive boudoir

One thing that attracted me to the Offbeat Empire way back in the day was its focus on representation: through couples of color, those all along the gender spectrum, all types of LGBTQ+ couples and polyamorous relationships, all body sizes, all ages, and more. So when I saw that Hella Positive Pinup was one of our new partners, I gave an out-loud "fuck yes" while looking at the photos.

I'm pretty sure you're going to feel exactly the same way…

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Masculine suits for women, trans men, and anyone who wants to look handsome AF

Hey dapper brides, trans men, and anyone else who wants to look their stylish best in a suit on their wedding day: have you found your look yet? If not, I've scrounged up a few killer options for custom-made masculine suits for women, trans men, and anyone. From butch to slightly femme, these suits are ripe for customizing to your look and measurements.

Which one would you rock?

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I'm nonbinary with a non-accepting family: should I be in my sister's wedding?

My sister has asked me to be part of her wedding party. I'm deeply estranged from the majority of my extended relatives. She's turning this wedding into a family reunion (300+ guests). I thought I had enough to worry about with being nonbinary and potentially needing to deal with gender dysphoria on the day, but many of these relatives are horrendously bigoted as well. Part of me wants to say fuck it and be outrageously myself, but my anxious self fears for my safety. I'm not out to everyone. Help!

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Woodland creatures, wings, and magic abound at this faery-themed wedding

Amber and Red had a faery-themed wedding which allowed everyone to dress as woodland creatures or costumes of their choosing. It turned a normal wedding day into something truly magical.

Amber and Red met years ago through friends in San Luis Obispo, CA. Although they have now moved to the Pacific Northwest, San Luis Obispo is still one of their favorite places. They held the wedding there to honor it and share their love of the town. You'll want to see the colors, glitter, and magic of this amazing wedding in California…