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Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling is Stayed
Published: Friday, 18 April 2014 14:29
Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling is Stayed

The Ohio gay marriage ruling has been stayed. Appeals will likely take months.

How to Get Legally Married in Vermont
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:19
How to Get Legally Married in Vermont

All you need to know about getting legally married in Vermont!

How to Get Legally Married in Rhode Island
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 21:44
How to Get Legally Married in Rhode Island

Same-sex couples can be legally married in Rhode Island. 

Patricia + Julissa: An Autumn Wedding Under the Texas Sun
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 20:49
Patricia + Julissa: An Autumn Wedding Under the Texas Sun

Patricia and Julissa were married under the hot desert sun of the Texas landscape!

Oklahoma Marriage Equality Case Appealing to 10th Circuit
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 18:15
Oklahoma Marriage Equality Case Appealing to 10th Circuit

The 10th Circuit is hearing arguments in the Oklahoma marriage equality case.

Under the Tux: Wedding Day Undergarments for Men
Published: Thursday, 17 April 2014 17:09
Under the Tux: Wedding Day Undergarments for Men

Guys, it's not all about the tux. Wow your man with some fun unmentionables!

Barbie + Alexa: An Intimate Garden Wedding in DC
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 18:48
Barbie + Alexa: An Intimate Garden Wedding in DC

Barbie and Alexa decided to make their love legal on their 8-year anniversary!

Wednesday Wedding Song: All of Me by John Legend
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 08:00
Wednesday Wedding Song: All of Me by John Legend

John Legend's song All of Me touches me to my core every time I hear it, and that's why I'm choosing it as this week's Wednesday Wedding Song.

Ohio Marriage Ruling May Be Stayed
Published: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 02:23
Ohio Marriage Ruling May Be Stayed

A federal judge is considering staying his recent ruling that same-sex marriage be recognized in the state.

Patrick + Arive: Celebrating 10 Years Together
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 19:31
Patrick + Arive: Celebrating 10 Years Together

Patrick and Arive recently celebrated 10 years of love together.

 

There is something incredibly romantic about getting married on the water. Imagine a beautiful sunset on the Atlantic or Pacific as you exchange vows with the love of your life, surrounded by close friends and family. There are many LGBT-friendly cruise lines dotted along the East and West Coasts that will help make your special day perfect.

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SMOOTH SAILING CELEBRATIONS

Imagine your wedding taking place against the beautiful backdrop of New York City, which is stunning by day and breathtaking by night. Smooth Sailing Celebrations offers a wide range of romantic cruises along the Hudson River. Boating options includes luxury and casual yachts, catamarans, sailboats and schooners. Each wedding cruise comes with a special wedding cake, and other amenities include a Venetian table, coffee bar and freshly made appetizers and entrees.

 

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WINDSONG SAILING CHARTERS

Available on the clear shores of the Tampa, Florida area, Windsong Sailing Charters offers many wonderful union ceremony packages. For an intimate setting, weddings can be held on the deck of the sailboat, where one boat can hold up to six people. For a bigger wedding party, private, remote islands are available for the ceremony. Cruises can last anywhere between three to eight hours, depending on the desired reception length.

 

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GAY BEACH WEDDINGS

Off the shores of Malibu, Calif., Gay Beach Weddings offers an incredibly delightful all-inclusive wedding package on a private yacht. The package includes a personal wedding planner that will assist in choosing the perfect size yacht for the wedding, as well as the time and place of the vows if a sunset or sunrise wedding is desired. This package also includes a floral arch or canopy, wedding flowers including the bridal bouquet and boutonnieres, gourmet wedding cake, Champagne toast and music.

 

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ENTERTAINMENT CRUISES

Entertainment Cruises sends guests down the waterways between New York and New Jersey on three distinct cruise lines, each offering a different flavor. The Atlantica is their premier charter dining yacht, offers a sophisticated venue for your wedding and a mouthwatering menu tailored to each couple. The Bateaux New York, whose sister ship graces the Seine River in Paris, is one of only four European-inspired, all-glass luxury yachts worldwide, while the Spirit is a more festive (and less expensive) option. Not in the Big Apple? They offer cruises in other cities such as Baltimore, Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago and Philadelphia.

 

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HORNBLOWER CRUISES AND EVENTS

Imagine celebrating with a Champagne toast underneath the Golden Gate Bridge. Hornblower Cruises and Events in San Francisco, Calif., has helped couples create their dream day for over three decades. They offer extensive music, menu and décor options so each all-inclusive package is tailor-made for the couple. They also sail out of many other ports along the California coast, as well as one in New York.

TRAVEL

Always Among Friends: St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Always Among Friends: St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014 00:56

Many consider the island of St. John to be the jewel in the Caribbean crown. Affluent and tranquil, this tiny tropical paradise is only 13 miles long and four miles wide.

Glaciers, Humpbacks and Bears, Oh My: Honeymoon on an Alaskan Cruise
Glaciers, Humpbacks and Bears, Oh My: Honeymoon on an Alaskan Cruise
Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2013 19:11

Cruises serving the LGBT community have long been popular, but gay-friendly traveling options are widening as cruise lines increasingly welcome same-sex couples. 

Pocono Mountains Retreat: Mount Airy Casino Resort
Pocono Mountains Retreat: Mount Airy Casino Resort
Published: Tuesday, 30 April 2013 05:00

Mount Airy Casino Resort offers a picturesque honeymoon and wedding destination to gay, lesbian and allied couples alike.

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Our Families Don't Know We're Queer or Our Gender Identification and We're Getting Married
Our Families Don't Know We're Queer or Our Gender Identification and We're Getting Married
Published: Tuesday, 08 April 2014 05:00

As we approach our engagement party where our families will meet our partner for the first time, as well as each other, we are feeling really nervous that they will be uncomfortable and confused.