Wedding Trend Differences in Gay Men Versus Lesbians

In general, I think it's dangerous to generalize and foolish to put people in boxes. That said, there are some striking differences in the wedding planning activities of gay men versus lesbians. I’ve seen this over time in my wedding planning career and in your role as a wedding professional, I think it's important to be aware of some of these differences/trends in order to best serve your clients.   More

LGBTQ Wedding Tips if You're New to this Site


Dressing the Lesbian Bride and Bridegroom


The LGBT Wedding Survey Results are In


Understanding Bridegroom


2013 Same-Sex Marriage Data

14 Stories, in conjunction with Community Marketing Inc, surveyed over 900 married and engaged same-sex couples in August/September 2013 and the results are fascinating. This is the largest survey ever conducted on their marriage trends, nearly doubling the 500 responses we had from our 2010-2011 survey.  Here are some of the impressive insights:  More

New Book by Bernadette

My second book, The Lesbian Couple's Guide to Wedding Planning, is now on sale! Check it out!  More

Some Gay Weddings are More Gay Than Others

I always encourage my clients to express their personalities through their wedding, and some couples are more traditional than others.  But many same-sex couples want to bring in elements of LGBT culture, elements such as drag kings and queens, gay music, gay literature, and so forth.  I personally love it when this happens - it's more fun for us vendors when our clients are creative.  Remember, whatever quirky elements your clients want to bring into their wedding, don't judge - make it happen and enjoy the ride!    More

Four Seasons in Bora Bora Uses Lesbian Wedding Video in Ads

hotel asked for and was granted permission to use their wedding video in their marketing campaign  More

The Modern LGBT Couple Doesn't Want Your LGBT-Themed Merchandise

Friends, the modern LGBT couple is not interested in your "gay-themed" wedding invitations and wedding accessories.  Rainbows and pink triangles are meaningful but so out of style.   I've been saying this for years but the stuff keeps coming!  More