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polyamory

Offbeat Wed supports and celebrates all kinds of polyamorous weddings and commitment ceremonies, with ceremony scripts, vow ideas, and advice about rings and readings. If you’re interested in polyam weddings, you may also want to check out polyamory-related posts on our sister site: polyamory on Offbeat Home & Life.

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3 reasons why you should choose LGBTQ+ wedding photographers

Hiring an LGBTQ+ wedding photographers has a kajillion benefits, but River and Root Photography has done the hard work of narrowing it down to 3 important reasons.

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A non-possessive and nontraditional handfasting wedding ceremony script

Mx. Pucks found that most wedding ceremony scripts were extremely gendered and swayed towards monogamy and one true love. So they decided to write their own non-possessive and nontraditional handfasting ceremony script.

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A queer burlesque hand fasting ceremony in the woods

We’d love to stumble upon this queer burlesque hand fasting ceremony in the woods. See what this burlesque performer and cannabis medical consultant describe as a “queer, witchy hoe, burlesque” hand fasting with a non-possessive ceremony script.

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A polyamorous pagan wedding ceremony script with gender-neutral language

This gender-neutral wedding ceremony script includes Pagan and Norse traditions, references to Doctor Who, Stranger In A Strange Land, Star Trek, and Tom Robbins, and more. Plus, a hilarious “we doo-doo” instead of “We do”!

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Pagan polyamorous gender-nonconforming wedding

We got married at sunset, on Friday the 13th, in our backyard. It was a pagan handfasting ceremony that was heavily influenced by our personal interests. We are both gender non-conforming, so we removed all gendered language/traditions.

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How to have a romantic polyamorous triad wedding

David, Jolene, and Stephani had their polyamorous triad wedding in Austin, TX. The three partners have been together for six years, functioning as an open triad. The wedding was a celebration of their ideals, with a very special first look and a carefully designed ceremony…. And lots of butt grabbing!