Berkeley, California : Seal, .
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"By and large, most wedding books in the market are still centered around one bride and one groom. And yet, the advent of full marriage equality in the United States has made a new, polished wedding planning book dedicated to guiding LGBTQ couples both timely and essential. Kirsten Palladino will fill that need with this definitive book to inspire couples everywhere who are seeking a meaningful, personal ceremony and a momentous beginning to legally married life. Equally Wed brings author Palladino's expertise as the founder and editorial director of the world's leading online resource for LGBTQ wedding planning to the page. Palladino walks readers through every step of the notoriously costly and arduous planning process with wisdom and accessibility. From how to incorporate hot trends among LGBTQ couples to advice on how to incorporate children into a ceremony to more serious hurdles like dealing with homophobia among family members, Equally Wed has it all. The author importantly includes an accurate picture of wedding budgets for couples from all backgrounds, and shares her invaluable insider tips for making the most of each vendor; she also addresses fashion advice specific for LGBTQ readers, such as suiting up a transmasculine person or attending fittings as a butch lesbian or a transgender woman. And best of all, she does it with the celebratory, joyful approach that all couples deserve. With a beautiful 2-color package, a total absence of heteronormative terms and assumptions, and a wealth of advice on every wedding-related topic imaginable, Equally Wed is set to be the go-to LGBTQ wedding guide just as every couple is finally free to wed"--Google Books.
"Yes, a gender-neutral LGBTQ+ wedding guide is possible--you're holding it! The definitive guide for couples everywhere who are seeking a meaningful ceremony and a momentous beginning to married life, Equally Wed walks you through every step of wedding planning. With Kirsten Palladino's experience--as a bride herself, and as cofounder of the leading online resource for LGBTQ+ weddings, EquallyWed.com--guiding you, the process will be anything but daunting! Includes: vetting your vendors for equality-mindedness; handling homophobia and transphobia among family members; working within a realistic budget; A workable wedding-planning timeline; etiquette for nearlyweds; LGBTQ+ fashion advice; and much more! Best of all, Equally Wed brings you the celebratory approach that every couple deserves. Look no further for the perfect guide to your inspired wedding!"--Back cover.