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Plan Your Halloween Wedding With Style

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Halloween brings with it many treats for the eye, the olfactory senses and the palate. Whether it’s the smells of cinnamon, apple cider and a crackling wood fire or the impressive array of orange, plum, ruby and black that adorns many homes, autumn brings a wide range of sensory pleasures that can work wonderfully in […]

Bringing Light to Your Ethereal Wedding

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These days, the ethereal wedding is all the rage. If you scan Pinterest for images about ideal ceremonies, you are sure to see events packed with visions of tea lights in glass jars illuminating old barns. This is because many couples are opting to have calm and ambient weddings. Marriage might be a cause for […]

Fitted and Fabulous: How To Shop for Wedding Attire

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Choosing your wedding attire is a key part of planning your same-sex nuptials. Your attire not only can complement your event’s theme and aesthetics, but also reflect your sartorial sensibilities. Looks, comfort and proper fit are important aspects to consider. If you’ve never shopped for formal wear or if you’re not sure where to start […]

Do You Need a Wedding Registry?

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Along with “something old, something new,” bouquet tosses, groom’s cakes and other typical wedding traditions, many couples usually include a wedding registry for their happy event. Depending on your circumstances, you may find that it’s either a wonderful way to help establish your new household together or a bigger pain than it’s worth. Even if […]

Winter Wonderland: A Guide to Your Winter Wedding

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The moment you and your partner decide to get engaged, your life transforms in peculiar ways. Suddenly, there is a countdown hanging above you until the day you finally tie the knot. While some of this time period will be magical and exciting, a great deal of it has the potential to add stress to […]

Exploring a Charitable Wedding

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Tying the knot with your partner can be a wonderful way to showcase your love to the world. Unfortunately, the events surrounding the union can also wind up costing you a bit of money. For many couples, a wedding can seem both unnecessarily decadent and ridiculously extravagant. In the current day and age, such opulent […]

Disarming the Nuclear Family

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The fight for equal rights has been a difficult journey for the LGBT community. Even though there has been a global shift in attitude when it comes to same-sex relationships and trans individuals, some people hold tightly to the ideas of the past. One of the largest reasons that people stand against issues like gay […]

The Tale of the Babadook: A New Pop Culture LGBTQ Icon

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Say the word “queer icon” and you might elicit a wide range of mental imagery. For example, you might see prominent singers made famous by their LGBTQ fandoms, such as Donna Summer and Janet Jackson. The openly gay Star Trek actor and internet sensation, George Takei, might come to mind. Some might even mention luminaries, […]

Same-Sex Wedding Trends to Consider

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Weddings are nothing new. People have been getting married for most of recorded history. Still, same-sex unions were not legalized in the United States until far more recently. Even though the decision to legalize same-sex unions happened only a short while ago, couples have been flocking to their respective altars in droves since the announcement. […]

Important LGBT Figures Who Inspired Political Change

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The LGBT community has come a long way over the years. While it is true there is still much further to go in regards to equal rights and protection under the law, the strides that have been made so far are impressive and worth noting. The important LGBT figures who inspired lawmakers to change their […]