LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming destination spotlight: Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades (aka Paradise Coast)
We spoke with Michelle Pirre, who works in specialty markets for the Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau, about this LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming destination.
LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming jeweler spotlight: Bario Neal
We spoke with Page Neal, principal and lead designer at Bario Neal, to learn more about this sustainable and inclusive jewelry brand.
Winners announced for the 2021 Equally Wed Awards honoring LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding vendors and venues
Equally Wed announces its winners for the 2021 Equally Wed Awards honoring LGBTQ+ inclusive wedding vendors and venues in 31 categories.
Nominate a love champion
In honor of Pride month, the fourth anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision that same-sex marriages are a nationwide right, and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we’re celebrating 50 wedding pros who are intentionally inclusive of the LGBTQ+ community. Nominate your favorite pro or wedding business for a chance to be featured on Equally Wed Pro, The Knot Pro and Wedding Wire EDU’s social media!
19 LGBTQ+ inclusive Texas wedding vendors save the day for two grooms rejected by bigoted venue
Aaron Lucero and Jeff Cannon were turned away by the Venue at Waterstone, so 19 LGBTQ+ inclusive Texas wedding vendors are donating a free wedding to them.
How wedding vendors can best support LGBTQ+ clients
The wedding planning process can be stressful for LGBTQ+ clients—we have to deal with the continual process and potential trauma of coming out to our prospective wedding vendors on top of actually planning a wedding. To make it easier on LGBTQ+ clients, here are a few things all wedding vendors should be doing.
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