The Future of Marriage Equality with a New Supreme Court Justice

I've been asked by several folks lately, including some concerned LGBTQ folks, about whether or not the right to marriage equality for all Americans will be stable under a new U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS). (In case you missed it, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement last week and our President will be likely to appoint an even more conservative Justice. Justice Kennedy, a moderate, wrote the majority opinions in the two cases that brought about marriage equality in the U.S.)   More

How to Respond

Yesterday on Facebook (post 2016 Presidential election), two of my planner colleagues posted shared that gay clients asked if they should move the wedding date up because of the potential repeal of marriage equality.   More

LGBTQ Wedding Tips if You're New to this Site


Marriage Equality Comes to Alabama

As of one week ago, same-sex couples throughout the state of Alabama can finally get legally married. Alabama became the 37th state in the country to offer marriage equality for same-sex couples.  More

The States and Countries Where Gay Marriage is Now Legal


The Wedding Industry Impact

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) issued a ruling overturning the federal portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), a discriminatory federal law which prevents same-sex marriage from being recognized by both the federal government and individual states where it’s not legal. They also declined to rule on a case challenging Proposition 8, the discriminatory ballot initiative which banned same-sex marriage in California after 18,000 couples legally married. What does this mean?  More

Wedding Photographers in New Mexico Lose LGBT Discrimination Case

Did you catch the story out of New Mexico last week? A wedding photographer company was approached by a lesbian couple to shoot their wedding/commitment ceremony a few years ago in 2006. The company doesn't believe in same-sex marriage and refused. The couple sued the company for discrimination.  More

A Little About Second Parent Adoption

Those who follow me on Twitter know that my wife Jen and I just completed the second parent adoption process for our son, Patrick.  He was born on Oct. 31, 2010.  More

Why It's Harder to Have a Gay Divorce than a Gay Marriage

Engage!  More

Where to Find Officiants for Same-Sex Weddings

not sanctioned by most churches  More