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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.

Let's face it, there is a whole rainbow of fashion between the suit and the wedding gown, and many personal styles fall somewhere along that spectrum. We scoured through our Real Weddings for inspiration to bring you six amazing bridal outfits that go beyond the traditional attire.

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Lacey wore a breezy ensemble that perfectly captured her and Jessica’s beautiful beach wedding in Puerto Vallerta.

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Jeri’s couture top draped beautifully on her petite frame, and was cut from the same fabric as her bride’s gown. Her crisp white pants were from Burberry and she paired them with fashionable black high-heeled sandals.

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Lauren’s purple button-down paired nicely with her beloved’s gown, which featured an embellished pop of color.

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Yelena wore an elegant cream-colored tiered dress, and topped off her look with an oh-so-au courant straw sun hat threaded with fabric detailing.

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Beth searched on and offline for the perfect pairing of white tuxedo pants and sleeveless top, and finally found the look she desired from Theory at Neiman Marcus.

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This silky layered look that Paige wore is in perfect juxtaposition to her bride's feminine and flirty feathered skirt. The collar gives it a touch of structure while the plunging neckline keeps it sexy.

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For their Jamaican nuptials, Emma wore a tailored vest with a pressed handkerchief in the breast pocket, paired with long white linen pants for a light and airy look. “We’re not very ostentatious, so simplicity and earthiness were definitely key elements,” said her bride.

 

Photo: Real Weddings Jessica and Lacey, photography by Elizabeth Lloyd; Real Wedding Amy and Jeri, photography by Michele M. Waite Photography; Real Wedding Barbara and Yelena, photography by Timothy Lee Photographers; Real Wedding Deborah and Beth, photography by Erin Leppo Photography; Real Wedding Nicole and Emma, photography by Kwesi Abbensetts Photography

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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.