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We’ve been talking about transgender weddings since 2008, and love supporting folks as they find trans wedding outfits (whether it’s a dress or suit or a combination of both!), lots of inspirational photos, and ceremony ideas. Depending on how you identify, you may also want to check out our nonbinary weddings, too!

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A breathtaking trans wedding with an adorable alternative bouquet toss

Amanda and Matilda’s wedding day took guests to new heights! You won’t be able to look away from this Colorado trans wedding, from the architecturally stunning venue to the brides’ breathtaking dresses and finally, the CUTEST inclusive alternative wedding bouquet toss.

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Can I have an LGBTQ-friendly Florida wedding?

Politically, things in Florida are a mess which leaves local wedding vendors and queer soonlyweds questioning the state of LGBTQ-friendly weddings in Florida. Let’s talk about the current climate, how it affects LGBTQ-friendly Florida weddings, and ways to support queer folks in the Sunshine State.

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AI-generated wedding vows and 4 other trends of the robopocalypse

2023 is officially the year of the deranged chatbot, so the obvious question at the forefront of everyone’s mind is “How can I get that deranged chatbot to do my work for me?” Let’s talk AI-generated wedding vows!

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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!

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Gender affirming: I wore a tux for the first time, officiating my sister’s wedding

When my sister asked me to officiate her wedding I felt honored and excited. As a recording artist, I’m using to being in front of crowds, but acting as my sister’s officiant, this would be the first time since my transition that my entire family would be seeing me in a tuxedo. Talk about a gender-affirming opportunity!

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Adventure awaits at this lesbian Dungeons and Dragons wedding

This couple tied in elements of steampunk, Dungeons and Dragons, video games, and tons of their favorite fandoms. This steampunk meets Dungeons and Dragons wedding was a testament to how marriage is a great adventure! After all, no one goes on an adventure alone, you’ve gotta form a party. And what a geeky fun party did they have, indeed!