Category Archive

bisexual / pansexual

While Offbeat Wed shares posts across the full LGBTQA spectrum, this is our category for posts featuring folks who identify as bisexual or pansexual. (We know they’re not the same thing, but the issues folks deal with can be similar.)

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These two adorable Swifties had a farm wedding in Alabama

Jason’s vows were gorgeous! He even came out officially as a Swiftie (that’s my fault). He is made of so much gentleness that sometimes, I forget the bad. Our first dance was to “Sweet Nothing” by Taylor Swift – he had cried the first time I asked him to listen to that song.

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Devotions & Dragons: a Jewish/Christian interfaith wedding

Our wedding was as eclectic as Jordan and I are ourselves! I am Christian and Jordan is Jewish so, while we only had a Rabbi at the ceremony, she made sure to highlight our interfaith relationship. The general theme of the wedding was the game that brought me and Jordan together nearly 6 years ago: Dungeons & Dragons!

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Colorful queer DIY handfasting & potluck wedding celebration

We had a fall wedding with an outdoor ceremony in Finland. The guests were asked to participate in form of a potluck wedding – I provided the recipes and a friend helped by organizing who brought what.

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Sensory-friendly wedding: how one bride avoided overload

Maybe our can give comfort to the weirdo who feels they fit too many ‘offbeat’ tags; the immigrant who loves a culture that doesn’t always respect them; the ill who can’t handle the sensory toll; the traumatized who struggles to believe that they are loved; the abused who can’t bring themselves to cut a toxic cord…

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Books, love, and a lot of DIY at this queer wedding

I knew from the beginning that it was important to me, as a bisexual woman and someone with scoliosis, that I felt beautiful and myself on my wedding day. I dressed like the queer elf queen of my dreams.

At our reception, we had thrifted board games available for people who didn’t want to dance, and some of our friends played Trivial Pursuit all night!

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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.