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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.

Sarah + Kelly: A Rustic Outdoor Wedding in Denver
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 18:43
Sarah + Kelly: A Rustic Outdoor Wedding in Denver

Kelly and Sarah had a lovely rustic wedding in Denver!

It's Not All About the Dress: Wedding Lingerie for the Feminine Bride
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 16:46
It's Not All About the Dress: Wedding Lingerie for the Feminine Bride

Your wedding isn't all about the dress—you want to feel fabulous underneath it, as well!

Feeling Visible: Filing Taxes Together as a Married Lesbian Couple Should
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 11:17
Feeling Visible: Filing Taxes Together as a Married Lesbian Couple Should

It’s tax day, and I’m feeling visible, which is a pretty damn spectacular feeling for someone who has felt invisible in her country for the past five years of being married to the woman I love.

Same-Sex Couple is the First to be Married in UK Church
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 14:29
Same-Sex Couple is the First to be Married in UK Church

A UK couple becomes the first to legally marry in a UK church.

Become a Preferred Local Vendor Today
Published: Tuesday, 15 April 2014 02:18
Become a Preferred Local Vendor Today

equallywed.com is the nation’s premier same-sex wedding magazine. We invite you to become a preferred local vendor today!

Ohio Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed in Other States
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014 16:47
Ohio Will Recognize Same-Sex Marriages Performed in Other States

A federal judge has ruled that Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages performed out of state.

Eric + Nick: A Romantic Rhode Island Engagement
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014 15:50
Eric + Nick: A Romantic Rhode Island Engagement

Eric and Nick planned an entire day for their engagement photos, starting with their favorite coffee shop and ending with a piano serenade in the park!

Mignonette Bridal Featuring Alyssa Kristin Bridal
Published: Monday, 14 April 2014 13:53
Mignonette Bridal Featuring Alyssa Kristin Bridal

Chicago-based Mignoette Bridal is offering a new collection by designer Alyssa Kristin, and these gowns are to die for.


Whether it be the chilly autumn, cold winter or nippy spring, long-sleeved gowns are a perfect fit for the wedding day. More and more brides have caught the bug and long-sleeved wedding gowns have become an extremely popular style during the past couple of years. Here is a quick overview of what beautiful dresses 2013 will bring.

 

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Did Kate Middleton’s gown catch you eye in 2011? This 2013 Oscar de la Renta look uses similar lace sleeves to gracefully accent the shoulders and elbows. The sheer high collar beautifully compliments the sweetheart neckline by flirting with a delicate and sexy sense of modesty.

 

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Christos Amsale takes puffed sleeves to a new, stunning level with this Fall 2013 look. The flowing, billowing sleeves have lace flowers near the shoulders and extend upwards to softly lay near the clavicle bone. These sleeves are sure to make a statement at your wedding.

 

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Evangeline, part of the Fall 2013 Elizabeth Fillmore collection, has its roots in Mother Nature. This beautiful retro look highlights everything that was good about the ‘60s and ‘70s, bringing about bell sleeves covered with lace prints of butterflies and leaves. Hello, nature.

 

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If a solid sleeve is more your vibe, Jesus Peiro created a sleek, elegant look in his 2013 collection. The wrists peek out from these tight, form-fitting sleeves that highlight your arm’s grace.

 

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For a masculine touch to Rosa Clara’s 2013, the sleeves on the Basilea gown include cuff and beautiful, diamond-like cuff links. The top jacket, which is detachable, alternates striped and sheer fabric that is simply gorgeous.

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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.