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LGBTQ

At Offbeat Wed, we celebrate all queer identities and have subcategories for lesbian weddings, transgender weddings, gay weddings, and bisexuality & pansexuality, as well as genderqueer and non-binary gender identity issues.

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A magical gay Disney wedding with chosen family and a Thai water blessing

This gay Disney wedding was truly a celebration of love! Phinn and Andreas combined their culture, interests, and true selves to create the most magical celebration. They even included a Thai water blessing ceremony and a nod to the closing statement from the Obergefell v. Hodges landmark civil rights case.

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Queer groom fashion LEVELED UP

We feel like we’ve been seeing lots of grooms get more daring and creative with their suits this year, but these two queer grooms took their outfits to the next level. Let’s get the full breakdown of this groom fashion…

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A destination elopement with an epic post elopement party

Abby and Beth had a destination elopement in Costa Rica and a post elopement party in Arkansas! We are LIVING for the deep v-neck suit and dried floral bouquets from the destination elopement, but we especially love how they celebrated with their loved ones in an epic reception once they got home.

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This gay multicultural engagement shoot screams main character energy

These grooms take traditional Indian groom attire to a WHOLE. NEW. LEVEL. This gorgeous gay multicultural engagement shoot is a beautiful example of embracing your heritage in your wedding planning.

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Lord of the Rings wedding ceremony script with handfasting

Jess and Sarah’s handfasting script was inspired by their love for Middle Earth and Tolkien. Lord of the Rings fans will love how the four elements are symbolized in the four cords this couple used for their handfasting ceremony.

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Handling transphobic family at your wedding – use this mic-drop wording!

We got this wedding advice question from someone asking how to handle transphobic family or intolerant wedding guests, helping her transgender and lesbian bridesmaids feel safer. Here’s our advice.