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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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These grooms rocked floral suit jackets at their wedding (with bonus Bob the Drag Queen!)

Deon and Michael got married at the lovely Ritz Carlton at Bal Harbour in Miami. We will never tire of seeing beautiful people in love! But that’s not all that has our attention — let’s talk about these AMAZING FLORAL SUIT JACKETS

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The couple walked blindfolded down the aisle at their backyard wedding

Not only did this couple walk down the aisle blindfolded to have their first-look at the altar, but one of the brides did all the flowers! Wait until you see…

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Behold this floral afro, the ultimate wedding updo for natural hair

Ok, can we take a moment to talk about the looks at Stephanie & Carla’s wedding? These two were married in July 2022, and we need to talk about Stephanie’s amazing floral afro!

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What exactly is a double proposal?

Double proposals are taking engagement season by storm! A double proposal, also known as a mutual engagement, is when two partners propose to each other. We’re unpacking the ins and outs of a double proposal, plus whether they’re right for you!

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A witchy Halloween handfasting next to a cemetery

Our plan was to incorporate our love of the renaissance faire and the witchy aesthetic that we were known for to make a dark fantasy/enchanted forest vibe for our Halloween handfasting.

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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.