LGBTQ Wedding

Research has shown that couples who are in sync when it comes to budgeting and saving feel more financially secure, argue less about money and even have better sex lives. more

May 2, 2017 10:00 AM Wedding

James and Richard

Shawnee Custalow – A Lovely Photo

To maintain the element of surprise, James planned the proposal to coincide with Richard's birthday. "I figured he would think he was being led to a birthday surprise and not think this was a proposal. I was right." more

Apr 26, 2017 10:00 AM , Wedding

Being the Best Man at a wedding is both an honor and a huge responsibility. Follow these five tips and avoid these five pitfalls and you’ll be well on your way to writing and delivering a fantastic Best Man’s speech. more

Apr 20, 2017 10:00 AM Wedding

Sesha Moon

Sesha Moon

Storytelling can help to move the cultural needle by educating and encouraging others to recognize the beauty and benefit of trying to love someone that is considered different than you. more

Apr 15, 2017 10:00 AM Connect

Sierra & Kate’s story began when they met at a friend’s Christmas party in 2007. Soon thereafter, they became inseparable. more

Apr 3, 2017 2:05 PM Wedding

Marriage Myth

Unite Virginia, LLC

According to the American Psychological Association, 90% of people marry by the age of 50, but 40-50% of marriages end in divorce. We’ve all heard these statistics, and same-sex couples aren’t immune to them, but somehow they have become normalized. more

Sep 9, 2016 9:15 AM Wedding

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court made it legal for LGBT couples to marry. It’s been a little over a year since then and many LGBT couples are now wondering just how they'd like to tie the knot. more

Aug 23, 2016 8:35 AM Wedding

In a landmark decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court has approved a bill that now allows same-sex couples to marry. The 6-3 ruling now makes Colombia the 20th country in the world to pass marriage equality. more

Apr 30, 2016 10:00 AM Blog

As the week winds down, things are heating up in the capital of the Commonwealth. Not only is the weather getting warmer, but the city is gearing up for what is sure to be a gay old time this weekend with VA's first statewide LGBTQ wedding show! more

Apr 14, 2016 11:45 PM Blog

Same-sex marriages may be legalized, but there are many significant barriers to same-sex couples in the wedding industry. more

Apr 12, 2016 1:00 PM Connect

Wedding ceremonies can be fairly complex with lots of things happening seemingly all at once! To clear up some of the confusion, we've put together this basic timeline of events that outlines what happens & when during the typical wedding ceremony. more

Apr 11, 2016 9:20 AM Wedding

While there has been a surge of LGBTQ+ resources helping many come out of the closet, it is important not to forget the straight spouses that also suffer from the consequences of homophobia. more

Apr 8, 2016 10:15 AM Wedding

OneLoveRoanoke's mission is to provide a tangible reference for LGBT couples seeking wedding vendors in Southwest Virginia and beyond. more

Apr 4, 2016 12:00 PM Wedding

When you and your partner talk about what your wedding will look like, the conversation probably ends with more questions than answers. Engaged!--Virginia's First Statewide LGBTQ Wedding Show--is a resource to help you plan that perfect day! more

Mar 31, 2016 12:00 AM Wedding

On February, 28th Freddie's Beach Bar hosted its first gay wedding! Jay Seligman and Jeff Davie tied the knot at their favorite LGBTQ establishment in front of friends, family and the community. Unite Virginia had a front row seat to the celebration! more

Mar 16, 2016 12:25 PM Wedding

To help you prepare for your big day, we've put together a must-have checklist of things to consider before you approach the alter. While this list is not exhaustive, it's a good blueprint as you begin to plan for your wedding. more

Mar 15, 2016 3:55 PM Wedding

Dustin & Eric

Tara Lilly Photography & Design | bridebook

Facebook helped bring Dustin and Eric together. Dustin even proposed to Eric by posting on his Facebook wall. Then, the couple had Roanoke's first traditional "non-traditional" wedding complete with mainstream vendors and "groomsmaids!" more

Mar 14, 2016 1:20 PM Wedding

Coastal Virginia Weddings with Pride Showcase

Weddings with Pride

On January 28th, Norfolk-based Weddings with Pride hosted the first Coastal Virginia Gay Wedding Showcase in Norfolk. more

Mar 13, 2016 11:00 AM Wedding

So, you want something a little more personal than “‘til death do us part?” More and more couples are writing their own vows to replace traditional vows. No one expects you to write like Shakespeare, but you still want your words to be sincere. more

Mar 12, 2016 5:15 PM Wedding

Tony London & Tim Bostic

Tony London & Tim Bostic

My name is Tim Bostic, and I along with my husband Tony London were plaintiffs in the Virginia marriage equality case. Our fight for marriage equality started for a very simply reason. We love each other and wanted to get married like everyone else. more

Mar 12, 2016 9:10 AM Wedding

Help us promote equality through storytelling!


Q Pages Rainbow Logo



Virginia is for Lovers