Why Weddings Are Totally Different For Same-Sex Couples

The purpose of a wedding is to demonstrate publicly that two people have committed to becoming partners for life. They will stand by each other, no matter what the circumstances of their lives – or that’s the theory at least.

Weddings are tricky enough for heterosexual couples, but there are things that only same-sex couples have to deal with when it comes to getting hitched. Take a look at these ways that planning for a same-sex wedding is totally different.

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LGBT History Month: Featured Family: The Sharon Moms

In our final post for LGBT History Month, we share a story from Brit & Sydney from The Sharon Moms about religion and their sexuality – something that doesn’t often feature on this blog! This is a fascinating story and I am honoured to share it for LGBT History Month.

If you would like to read any of our other posts for LGBT History Month, including last week’s post, you can do so here.

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LGBT History Month: Featured Family: Amelia’s 2 Mummies

In our penultimate post for LGBT History Month, we’re featuring Rebecca and Kelly from ‘Amelia’s 2 Mummies‘ – a UK-based, two-mum, family who write about life with their daughter Amelia. Similar to us, they started their conception journey only, however things quickly changed when they found out their donor was a lot closer than they realised.

If you would like to read last weeks post, you can do so here.

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LGBT History Month: Featured Family: The Legacy of Leo

This week, Jess from The Legacy of Leo has shared her thoughts on casual homophobia – something that is all too prevalent in today’s society – especially in schools – for LGBT History Month.

I’ve been following ‘The Legacy of Leo’ for quite some time, not just because they’re a rainbow family, but because they talk so openly and honestly about Miscarriage and Stillbirth – something which they have sadly experienced first hand. They also talk quite frankly about loss as a member of the LGBT Community, which they would describe as “being part of a small pond within a pond”.

Here’s their story, if you would like to read last weeks post, you can do so here.

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LGBT History Month: Featured Family: Kaye.

This week, as part of LGBT History Month, we’re listening to Kaye. If you would like to read last week’s story, you can do so here.

I’ve followed Kaye, their wife, and their son Silas online for quite some time now. Not only are they Potterheads, but our boys are around the same age (I think!). Plus, they lead a fascinating life on a small island where there was once only one gay bar on the island.

I will always cherish being able to see other families just like us.

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LGBT History Month: Featured Family: Daddy Papa & Me

This month is LGBT History Month, a time when I, personally, like to give thanks to those that paved the way so me and my family can live (somewhat) more openly, as well as increase visibility for my community. With this, I thought I’d re-visit a feature I did a few years ago where a few of my favourite rainbow families tell me their story for LGBT History Month.

Today, we hear a story from Chris & Ryan, aka Oliver’s Fathers, about their Surrogacy story. Please do give them a follow over on instagram – they really are a beautiful family.

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