Wedding Bells: Amber Kuzma and Shelby Kucharski

By : Aaron Drake
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“I met her on Facebook in a group for lesbians,” Amber Kuzma says about how she met her wife, Shelby Kucharski. “I wasn’t looking for anything as I had recently gotten out of a pretty nasty divorce. However, I had moved from Florida—where there were tons of out people—to Michigan, where I was the token lesbian again.”

The two struck up a conversation about Kucharski’s work as an off-leash dog trainer and that was the beginning.

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David’s Bridal TV ad includes lesbian couple for first time

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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David’s Bridal included a lesbian couple for the first time in a television commercial.

The commercial starts off with the narrator reciting the classic wedding rhyme “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.” The ad peeks in on different weddings including a ceremony in a forest and a couple who brings their child up with them to exchange vows.

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PHOTOS: Pride starts the day off with the wedding of Debo Ofsowitz and Milena Jacobina

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ORLANDO | Come Out With Pride kicked off with a special celebration Oct. 13.

COWP’s Debo Ofsowitz and fiancee Milena Jacobina shared their wedding vows at noon on Lake Eola, surrounded by friends and family.

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Women tie the knot in Austria’s first same-sex marriage

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BERLIN (AP) | Two women have tied the knot in Austria’s first same-sex marriage, months after the country’s Constitutional Court ruled to legalize it.

Vienna’s city government said the wedding took place Oct. 12 at a registry office in the capital. Austrian media reported that the women who married at a private ceremony were one of the couples whose case prompted the court ruling in December.

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Watermark’s Wedding Bells: Anthony Paul Citrola & Jeremy Wade

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A small act of chivalry ignited a romance between these two.

“Anthony held the door open for me like a true gentleman,” shares Jeremy Wade Citrola, originally from Wellsville, Pa. “We did not have a conversation that night, but we made a generous amount of eye contact. I researched his name and sent him a Facebook friend request the next day.”

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Watermark’s Wedding Bells: Jamiel and Rachel Maze

By : Holly V. Kapherr
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Taking a chance on same-sex attraction ends in always-and-forever I do’s.

Jamiel Maze had never dated or been attracted to women before. That’s when she met Rachel at an end-of-year bowling party. “Jamiel randomly came up to me and challenged me to a game,” says Rachel, Jamiel’s new wife. “The entire competition seemed like flirting, but I couldn’t be sure.”

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Orlando’s Overheard: Ginger Minj gets married and Irma comes to the City Beautiful

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At the New York 2017 RuPaul’s Drag-Con, fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race were treated to an unexpected surprise.

Soon after a make-up panel—where Central Florida’s Ginger Minj (Josh Eads) gave 8-year old internet drag sensation Lactatia a make-over—Ginger asked Lactatia “I’ve done your make up and your wig, can you do something for me? Do you want to be my flower girl?” Then Ginger announced she was getting married today.

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Tom Daley shares wedding day video with Dustin Lance Black

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Tom Daley invited the world to his wedding celebration with Dustin Lance Black in a special video uploaded to his YouTube channel.

Daley, 23, married Black, 43, on May 6 at Bovey Castle in Devon. The video shows the couple getting ready for their nuptials and describing why they fell in love with each other.

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Watermark’s Wedding Guide 2017

By : Jake Stevens
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It’s time to celebrate your LGBT love! Watermark is very, very proud and excited to present our third annual Wedding Guide. A wedding guide made specifically to help out YOU plan your big day.

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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black tie the knot

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black exchanged vows at Bovey Castle Hotel in Devon, England on Saturday after a two-year engagement, BBC reports.

Daley, 22, and Black, 42, announced their engagement in the Births, Deaths and Marriages section of London’s The Times in 2015. Daley came out as bisexual in 2013 in a YouTube video that mentioned he was dating a man, who would later be identified as Black.

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Wedding Bell’s: Brian and Mike Cahill

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weding-bells-2324-brian_mike“It felt empowering,” Brian says about being married. “I feel less self-conscious about putting my arm around his waist as we’re walking down the street. Getting it on paper adds a legitimacy I guess, that’s one way to put it, that I’ve never considered before. I can hold my head a little higher that my relationship is just as valid as everyone else’s.”

Brian Cahill, who is a software engineer with a defense contractor, and Mike Cahill, a metrics specialist at the blood bank, met in 1997 while Brian was traveling to Little Rock Air Force Base to deliver a simulator he helped develop. Brian had a couple—Tony and Denise—who he was friends with that lived in Little Rock, Ark. Little did he know when he went to visit them, he’d run into their neighbor—Mike.

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Watermark’s Wedding Bells: Lissette Reyes and Karen González

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WeddingBells“She’s very adventurous. She loves trying new things and just being herself and just being out there,” Lissette says about Karen. “She taught me that you just have to live life to the fullest and enjoy every day and not to be afraid of trying new things. If you fail, that’s the just a part of the whole business of being alive.”

Lissette Reyes and Karen González met through a mutual friend. Lissette went to Miami to visit her friend. Karen was staying with her at that time, and that’s how they met – at a party at her friend’s house. Lissette said that from there they just hit it off and the rest was history.

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