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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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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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samantha & meredith

samantha & meredith

Carrie Turner Photography of Asheville, NC submitted this gorgeous wedding.  There are so many amazing little details in this one – I love how simple and sweet it is.  They were married at Old Sherill’s Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.

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michele & colleen

michele & colleen

AO & JO Photography wrote, “Who doesn’t love an engagement session that incorporates a couples favorite things? Michele & Colleen’s engagement photos were so much fun. We really got to know so much about them in just a couple hours. They chose to do their engagement session at their home in Selma since it they(…)

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lisa & jill

lisa & jill

Shaun Reilly Photography wrote, “Lisa and Jill had been together for a long time before marrying at their home in Woodbury, New Jersey. It was a small, intimate ceremony performed by a friend of theirs. After the ceremony, their closest friends and family toasted their marriage and spent the remainder of the day in good(…)

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stephen & james

stephen & james

Candice C. Cusic Photography submitted this wedding that took place in Firehouse Chicago, a rustic event space with vintage details. This wedding occurred one day after the historic Supreme Court ruling same-sex marriage a right nationwide, and one day before the annual 2015 gay pride parade. Two cute grooms and Romeo, their dog. An awesome(…)

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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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