I was interviewed recently for a story in the New York Times about how to find inclusive wedding vendors who align with your values. I hate that the 2023 Supreme Court ruling made this issue something that we need to talk about, but I’m honored to get to speak up on behalf of those of us in the wedding industry willing to take a strong stance around inclusivity.
How can an offbeat wedding vendor attract offbeat clients when there are so many other vendors vying for their attention? Here are a few tools to help with marketing your non-traditional wedding business.
Offbeat nearlyweds with no clue where to start with their planning… listen up! Reverend Katherine Dupree has shared this guide for planning a non-traditional wedding, with five important steps to consider as you start your planning process!
I’m a retail worker in the bridal industry in Australia, and I’m also a bride myself. Everyone wants a better deal on their dress, and for those of you shopping at brick and mortar dress shops, I wanted to offer some tips about how to talk to retail workers if you want to negotiate the price of your wedding dress down… from someone who works in the industry and knows.
Don’t tell my boss, but I want you to get a better deal!
After planning a commitment ceremony for myself and seeing how difficult it was for gay weddings in 2010, I’ve been wanting to get involved and be a gay planner for several years. I can’t quit my day job while getting there though. But with all of this quarantine free time, I thought it would be good to start looking into it…
Words have histories, and the words that go along with wedding ceremonies have millennia of symbolism behind them.
But those of us with a progressive or non-traditionalist streak sometimes wrestle with those ancient meanings as we seek to queer our rituals and find words that reflect the humanity-uplifting equal partnerships we want to build…