same sex wedding ceremony Sharing Values with Vendors

Weddings are often filled with compromises or difficult decisions or delicate feelings.  And that’s just with family.  Why would you want to complicate matters further by hiring wedding vendors that don’t share your values, beliefs, or philosophies? Whether you are... Read More

ceremony-father-bride-walking-aisle Same-Sex Weddings: The Processional

For many engaged same-sex couples, the wedding tradition they struggle with most when planning their event is the processional. Here are a few suggestions: Walk in together. The symbolism of this is beautiful in both gay and straight weddings. You... Read More

same sex honeymoon Gay-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations for Same Sex Couples

Choosing a gay-friendly honeymoon destination for same-sex couples may seem simple, but with so many European and Caribbean countries still restricting same-sex marriage, it can be a disappointment to feel uncomfortable on one of the happiest vacations of your life.... Read More

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As more states continue to legalize gay marriage, an issue for many gay couples is whether or not to invite friends and family who don’t approve of their “lifestyle.”  The etiquette surrounding gay marriage is new, but some things are... Read More

The Promise of Love

Long−term committed relationships are as common for gay and lesbian couples as they are for heterosexual couples. Over the years, I’ve performed a number of commitment ceremonies for same−sex couples. With the legalization of same−sex marriages in California, this is... Read More

Commitment Ceremony Tips

Photography by Lori Paladino – see more at www.loriphoto.com For same-sex couples who do not live in a state that has legalized gay marriage, there is the option of holding a private commitment ceremony instead. While this is by no... Read More