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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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Love, rainbow wedding cake and a Wilson Phillips sing-a-long at Olio

Jen and Laura celebrated their nuptials at Olio, a newly renovated 1912 historic venue just north of Boston. The defining moment of the night had to be when the band started playing Wilson Phillips. EVERYONE joined in – if there is one correct way to enter a lifetime of wedded bliss, it’s gotta be via a sing-a-long!

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Sink your teeth into this vampire-themed polyamorous wedding inspiration

What happens when three vampires get married? Daniella of Koontz Photography gives us a glimpse with this Interview with the Vampire-inspired polyamorous wedding shoot. In our fantasy world, Louis, Lestat, and Armand are a triad throwing a glamorous and gothic wedding in New Orleans. From the high fashion wedding suits to the blood-red florals, this vampire-themed wedding inspiration will have you thirsting for more.

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This deliciously offbeat couple went for wedding churros and popsicles

We wanted to be really intentional about how we approached wedding traditions. We kept what we wanted, and left what we didn’t! For instance: as a masculine woman, Ester wanted to experience some of the groom-ish parts of wedding traditions, like seeing her future wife come down the aisle. Also, since neither of us like cake, we had wedding popsicles and wedding churros instead!

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These beautiful nerds had Poké Ball and d20 ring boxes

Cameron and Joel’s day was a magical, whimsical celebration of their love in a botanical garden, with tarot readings, cats, colorful inclusivity, and big beautiful nerdy love: their ring boxes were a Poké Ball and a d20!

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This non-binary Barbiecore wedding inspiration is everything

Here’s how you do a non-binary Barbiecore wedding! Only Barbie and friends could seamlessly blend hot pink neon with softer pastel pinks. Katie O infuses Barbiecore into every element, from the attire to the florals and even the food.

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A double rainbow wedding that neither a nor’easter nor corona could stop

It was the week of Jayleen and Kailer’s wedding. Kailer tested positive for COVID, and a nor’easter from Hurricane Ian was dropping record-breaking wind and rainfall on Pennsylvania. Thus, come the morning of their wedding, Jayleen was understandably in tears… but wait until you see how things turned around!