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weddings and getting married, for real. Here's to all of us who don't fit into the bride/groom category!

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orlando

orlando

I was living in New York City for the summer in between college and nursing school.  I was about 21, going on 22.  I was living with my sister and was on my own.  I wasn’t doing much during my days except picking up random temp positions here and there.  I had recently broken up(…)

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jennifer & allegra

jennifer & allegra

As a follow up to their engagement photos from a few weeks ago, here is Jen & Allegra’s gorgeous wedding photos! C Wagner Photography & Design wrote, “What can I say about these two. I’ve known Jen for a long while and went to college with her – she is and always has been the(…)

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sarah & kathrin

sarah & kathrin

Sascha Reinking Photography wrote, “This is a slightly different love story. Different, but nevertheless a true love story. It’s the story of Sarah and Kathrin who traveled from their home in Germany to their dream city New York to get hitched in the ‘Big Apple’. It was a gorgeous summer day when Sarah and Kathrin(…)

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blanca & janna

blanca & janna

MNA Photography wrote, “Blanca & Janna came all the way from San Antonio, TX to have their courthouse elopement ceremony followed by a marvelous portrait session with us in the New Orleans, French Quarter. With DIY bouquets and classic adornments to their tea length white gowns this turned out to be a beautifully classic session.(…)

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misti & alora

misti & alora

Misti & Alora got married at the Woodruff Fontaine House in Memphis, TN.  They met in Memphis and Misti proposed a year later. Marrying Alora was the best decision she’s ever made and she couldn’t be happier with her and their little family (them, their two dogs and three cats) Florist: Holliday Flowers & Events(…)

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laurel & laura

laurel & laura

Radhika McDiarmid of Radian Photography  wrote, “Laurel and Laura were married on March 26, 2016. Their wedding was traditional in so many ways, but they made sure to put some fun twists on certain aspects to make the event theirs. While they wanted a moment together before the wedding, they opted for a “first listen”(…)

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Emily: wife, mother, nurse, blogger. I started this blog in 2011, shortly after my wife and i were married.I created this site to celebrate that there are real same-sex couples planning real weddings and getting married, for real. Here's to all of us who don't fit into the bride/groom category!
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All real wedding photographs were shared with me by the photographers who took them. They are the copyright of the photographer, unless otherwise noted. Please do not take these images for your own use without asking permission first. If you'd like to re-share, I have provided the link back to each original photographer. For my pictures, feel free to email me. Thank you.

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