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Juno & Noah’s queer feminist interfaith wedding

This worldly couple manages to elegantly combine traditions from Buddhist, Jewish, Filipino, Catholic, and Chinese into one heckuva wedding. And you don’t want to miss the a-dor-able video of Juno surprising Noah with a choreographed dance number!

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What do you wear to your wedding when you’re transgender and love drag?

Our wedding is an all-day affair, carnival-style, ending in a sunset ceremony with a late night afterparty reception. We decided that this required at least three changes of clothes. But… we have a little gender problem.

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Gay groom fashion and gender queer wedding warriors

“I’m helping my gay friend get married to the man of his dreams. He doesn’t want to go with a typical wedding tuxedo, but they definitely want some femininity in their wedding. Help?”

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Heather & Kristopher’s fall backyard barbecue wedding

Heather & Kristopher ran into a lot of roadblocks while planing their wedding: including medical issues, a late officiant, a photographer who cancelled three days before, and a best man who couldn’t make it. Yet that didn’t stop them from having a fun backyard barbecue wedding and at the end of the day all that mattered was that they were married!

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Offbeat Bride in Lavender Magazine

I recently did a Q&A about my book with Lavender Magazine, Minnesota’s gay and lesbian glossy. I rambled about transgender weddings, lesbian weddings, and het weddings alike … you can read the full interview here, but here’s a little quote: What would you tell a couple who want to be nontraditional, but is kind of […]

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Highland & Jack’s winter wedding in Las Vegas

Jack is transgender, and the way we decided to tell our family is by having our officiant pronounce us “Husband and Wife” and use all male pronouns throughout the ceremony.