Get your save the date with this who, what, when, where, why breakdown of sending out save the dates to your family and friends. Not just for the 4th of July, these red, white and blue wedding ideas are great for sharing your patriotic side or decorating for a holiday weekend wedding. Wedding Paper Divas has launched their full same-sex wedding collection stationery line that features 11 different options for LGBT couples. While penning longhand may sound…. We asked some of favorite stationers to produce invitations for gay and lesbian couples using our hand-picked designs.
The Same-Sex Wedding Guide All LGBTQ Couples Need
The Same-Sex Wedding Guide All LGBTQ Couples Need - WeddingWire
There are more and more same-sex couples raising children. Some couples opt for surrogate mothers, others choose artificial insemination. Adoption is also always an option for same-sex couples. However the baby is coming into their lives, he or she deserves to be celebrated, and the parents-to-be will need baby stuff. For the most part, same sex showers are just like any other baby shower. You will need invitations and the parents will need a gift registry, but there are some things that you may want to keep in mind when planning a same sex baby shower. It is tempting to decorate the entire party in rainbows.
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A court ruled Monday that a anti-discrimination ordinance in Phoenix, Arizona violated the First Amendment rights of the owners of a caligraphy invitation business who refused to create invitations for same-sex weddings. In a ruling, the Arizona Supreme Court deemed that graphic designers Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, who both identify as Christian, were within their rights to insist on only creating invitations for heterosexual weddings. In the decision, the court dictated that the city cannot apply its Human Relations Ordinance to force the women "to create custom wedding invitations celebrating same-sex wedding ceremonies in violation of their sincerely held religious beliefs.
Invitations are just one of the ways that same-sex weddings differ from our straight friends. Mainly because it is a new opportunity for same sex couples. You may have been together for decades, you may have had other ceremonies, and your invitation may be greeted with less than joy by some recipients.