Queens know how to march! But ask us about walking down the aisle, and we’re not so confident. When it comes to how two brides walk down the aisle, there are a few things to consider.
Category Archives: LGBTIQA+ Celebrant Services
Gay Marriage Name Changes
LGBTIQA+ couples getting married have a slew of traditions to wade through to decide what works for them. But gay marriage name changes are possibly one of the most significant of them. The question of whether—and how—to decide about a name change is still tough for same sex couples getting married. So in this postContinue reading “Gay Marriage Name Changes”
Pronouncements in Same Sex Weddings
The pronouncement is one of those iconic moments of a ceremony that even Hollywood leaves in their highly-truncated weddings, but we’re still adapting the tradition of pronouncements in same sex weddings.
When it comes to gay wedding ideas, giving away the bride is not the most obvious consideration, but it can be relevant for same sex couples.
Adoption Ceremonies for Rainbow Families
Looking for a way to welcome a new member into your family? This is a quick review of the value of holding adoption ceremonies for rainbow families.
That’s Not Very Punny
There’s often a fine line between a joke and an insult, and in recent years weve been bombarded by those who decry the growth of what they call “political correctness”, or as I like to call it, “good manners”. So is there a way to make non-offensive gay jokes, or do we need to beContinue reading “That’s Not Very Punny”
Baby Naming Ceremonies for Rainbow Families
Baby naming ceremonies for rainbow families can be a great way to build a strong community. Take your village on the journey with you and you’ll never parent alone!
A quick (well, not too quick) explainer for why I use the acronym LGBTIQA+ on my website, and what it means.
3 Years On: almost equal is still unequal
Feature photo by Valerie Elash on Unsplash. Marriage equality was a great achievement in Australia, but is marriage really equally accessible to all Australians now? Polyamorous marriage is still not something available to those who do not subscribe to the prevailing hegemony of monogamy.
A few things running parallel in my life harmoniously synchronised in October this year to mean that I became a marriage celebrant and became engaged in the same fortnight.