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I don’t see weddings as an achievement even though I’m a wedding blogger

I write for a wedding blog but I don’t think weddings are as big of a deal as everyone makes them out to be. Have we all just been majorly conned and conditioned by the patriarchy and wedding industrial complex? More at 11.

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An unexpected venue for a southern gothic gay wedding

Offbeat couple Brian and Josh gave us nothing but class and elegance on their big day… oh, and an epic outfit change! And just WAIT till you find out the venue where they were married.

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A celestial wedding with an astrology-based seating chart

Behold Alli and Raine’s celestial wedding! Stars, space, and astrology are symbolic to them and they made sure to include all of these in their wedding décor. The reception room had balloons, streamers, and table décor reflecting the theme. The seating chart was astrology based, and each table had a different sign… so if you were a Scorpio, you sat at the Scorpio table!

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This queer retro hippie wedding had a flower-power liquor gun

Close your eyes, and travel back in time… oh wait, you don’t have to, thanks to this queer retro hippie wedding! Kayla and Kayla (yes, these brides have the same name – cute!) wanted the day to be tons of fun for their guests with games and lots of dancing, and from the looks of it (thanks, TMinspired Photography for capturing this gorgeous day!), mission majorly accomplished.

transgender lesbian wedding Lily Guillen Photo18 scaled alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This transgender lesbian wedding had a PB&J unity sandwich

We were high school sweethearts! I asked Cassandra on our first date because I wanted her to take me to prom, but I planned to split up when she left for college in the fall. We’ve been glued together for eight years now.

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This bar crawl wedding shoot might be the booziest wedding photos ever

Shots were taken at Courtney and Matt’s bar crawl wedding shoot… and we’re not just talking about the photos. Courtney was in a wheelchair on their wedding day, so she wanted to get some photos in her wedding dress once she was healed and able to stand. But Courtney and Matt did way more than stand for this shoot… they decided to get dressed up in their wedding attire, invite their friends, and hit the streets of their hometown, stopping at some of their favorite bars along the way.

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