D uring a family lunch shortly after my girlfriend Jen and I announced our engagement, my mother could barely contain her joy. Jen and I exchanged a subtle eyebrow raise and downed our wine. Sure, equal marriage means that everything about the experience is just as wonderful and just as stressful as it is for our straight friends.
There would be no makeup adhered to my skin. I would be fresh-faced — glowing from within. My wedding would be simple, private and understatedly chic.
So, as you may have noticed, gay weddings have been getting a lot of attention lately, and for good reason. With increasing frequency, many states across the U. My own totally gay wedding was quite timely, if I do say so myself, coming just a few months after DOMA got clotheslined this past June.
It's a beauty salon in the South. An older woman who was eavesdropping turns to me and asks, "Is she getting married today? I take a deep breath and exhale, relieved I can answer this question.
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In the spirit of pride month, we bring you the essential guide for your lesbian wedding. Love is love and wedding planning is wedding planning. Photo Credit: Steph Grant Photography.
We were seated at a restaurant that could potentially cater our wedding. But for the past 20 minutes, the caterer had only been addressing the straight couple seated next to us. Considering we had told them we wanted a vegan menu, this seemed particularly strange.
Some ladies just kill at taking engagement photos. If yo u got engaged recently, congratulations! Do you want a marriage or a civil partnership? Do you want to quote Audre Lorde in your vows?
Anatomy Lab in I guess is where it all began. Standing there completely dishevelled, hair in a messy bun, and glasses thicker than any I have ever seen before. She was the most beautiful and nerdy girl my eyes had ever seen.