Special to OneWed by Stacy Jacobs of Queerly Wed Despite the fact that I have forgotten most of the Hebrew I ever learned, I still identify as a “Cultural Jew.” These days, neither Melissa nor I are tied to one faith and at first thought many of the typical wedding ...

Special to OneWed by Melissa Johns of QueerlyWed The vast majority of people who object to same-sex relationships and marriage do so on religious grounds. Coming out to such people can be very difficult, depending on how close you are to them and how much you seek their approval. For ...

Special to OneWed from Melissa Johns of Queerly Wed Wedding ceremonies have seen some changes over the past 30 years. Of course, some couples choose to have a completely traditional ceremony, too! What hasn’t seen a lot of change is the basic wedding attire. The groom wears a tux ...

Special to OneWed by Stacy Jacobs of Queerly Wed. Same-sex couples face a lot of roadblocks when it comes to getting married. One of the largest ones includes our very own families. Your family may be Gung-Ho about your upcoming nuptials, but they can still act gun shy when it ...

Special to OneWed by Melissa Johns of Queerly Wed One of the most common questions I am asked by straight people when they hear I’m getting married is, “Is it legal?” I know that they don’t ask with malicious intent. However, it stings each time it’s asked ...

In this week's column the Wedding Maven answers a question about wedding traditions, and how to decide which ones are important. If you need wedding advice we have two ways for you to get your questions answered. Our Ask the Experts panel answers all your questions about wedding logistics ...

Special to OneWed by Melissa Johns of QueerlyWed If you’ve been invited to a gay or lesbian wedding, the couple considers you a welcome and important guest on their big day. However, not everyone who is invited to a same-sex wedding is comfortable with the idea. As with any ...

Special to OneWed by Melissa Johns of QueerlyWed This October, Equality Across America will hold the National Equality March in Washington D.C.. This march is aimed at ensuring equal rights, including equal marriage rights, for all people. Melissa Johns, co-owner of Queerly Wed, a wedding planning website for gay ...

Happy Monday! I went to a beautiful wedding this weekend, as the “plus one” of a friend from out of town. A difficult issue for many brides and grooms is how to celebrate their own wedding, without ignoring the fact that in most of the country their gay friends cannot ...

We have two great loves here at the Savvy Scoop: interesting stories and finding inspiration to help you make your wedding special. Our monthly feature Real Wedding Challenges combines both of these loves. On the last Friday of every month we introduce you to a real married couple who worked ...