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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!

Transgender wedding dresses

Finding the perfect wedding dress for a transgender bride

“I’m a bridesmaid in a close friend’s wedding this summer — R is transgender, and she’s struggling to find a dress on a budget.”

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Nonbinary wedding suit shopping tips

The bad news is that you will not be renting anything, and you will not be getting off the hook for less than $300 to $400 if you buy the suit new. The good news is that a good-quality suit will last twenty years if your size remains stable and you care for it well.

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Bethany & Kris’ Fabulously Fall “Extended Dinner Party” Wedding

My partner and I both love the fall and consider it the best season in Minnesota. I also love to throw dinner parties and wanted our ceremony to be an “extended dinner party” with wonderful food and wine. We also wanted to accentuate the beautiful colors of fall, so we found a beautiful “chalet” at a city park. I wore a chocolate brown dress with awesome orange shoes. Kris wore a classic black suit with a golden rust tie. We had no attendants or “wedding party.” Just us.

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How to tell your family about your transgender groom

“Both of us previously identified as lesbians … how do I let my guests know that my girlfriend is now my groom?”