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Here’s why I don’t want Trump supporters at my wedding
The personal is political, and that’s even truer for me under the Trump administration. As much as it hurts to say this, I don’t want the Trump supporters in my family to come to my wedding.
What it’s like planning a wedding after your mom dies
Just as I wanted to look for her jean jacket and signature bangs in the stands on my graduation day, I tear up when I think about the fact that she won’t be in my wedding photos.
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Not sure how to celebrate your leap year anniversary when February 29th isn’t on the calendar? Here are some anniversary celebration ideas.
6 ways to honor late loved ones at your wedding
Don’t let your wedding be bittersweet, include friends and family who have passed with these ways to honor late loved ones at your wedding.
Bride and Prejudice Highlights When Family Rejects Gay Wedding
Family rejects a gay wedding in Bride and Prejudice, a new series from FYI
Magical Forest DIY Wedding Under a 200-Year-Old Tree
Sylena Nanni and Angela Parrill enjoyed a perfectly gorgeous rustic wedding under a 200-year-old oak tree in Lakeside, Calif.
Expert advice for planning a transgender wedding
It is to be expected that gay or lesbian couples may encounter stressful events or unseen problems getting ready for their wedding days. Yet, what of our trans* brothers and sisters and their wedding planning?
Grandpa is Marrying a Man
A father and grandfather, Dr. Olson came out when he was 40, after an 18-year opposite-sex marriage. In 2009, he and his long-time partner, Doug…
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