http://www.gaymatters.net/gay-marriage-essentials-what-you-need-on-your-wedding-day/Gay Marriage Essentials: What You Need On Your Wedding Day In a perfect world, a gay marriage would be legal everywhere. But since we are living in a less perfect one, then adjusting to the present society is what everyone can do— especially gay couples. The politics about gay marriage might never end, but the long wait for a fabulous wedding day is over. Even if there are states in the U.S. that still do not allow gay unions, you can still have a ceremony that will make a statement about your commitment to each other.The things you need for a long lasting gay marriage may not be available everywhere, butall the necessities of a gay wedding are just within your reach.Wedding CakeWho gets married without a cake? No matter how small the ceremony is, there should be acake. It is a small token that you can even bring home with your partner to celebrate the firstday of your gay marriage. What is important is the cake top. Of course there should be twobrides or two husbands on top of your cake. Here is an example:
Wedding locationSo, in which part of the worldcan you proclaim that you arehaving a gay marriagewithout having to deal with aparty pooper? There areactually a lot of places wheregay marriage isn’t so muchof an issue.Key West Florida This is where the artisticgays and lesbians want tostart their life together. After all, gay marriage is often dubbed as the union of two rainbow-colored souls. Be poetic and check out Ernest Hemingway’s home, or stroll along the city andenjoy theater, music, and art. You can also enjoy nature and have the wedding nearthe beach.Napa Valley, CaliforniaCalifornia is probably the place where you can be as gay as you can be. Gay marriage isrespected in this state because this is where the activists fought real hard to have equal rightsalongside heterosexual couples. Since a gay marriage is never without wine, then a gaywedding should be filled with it. Napa Valley is perfect to share wine with your invited guestsbecause it houses 400 wineries.Las Vegas, NevadaIf you want to go extravagant and make your wedding day the most memorable in all thedays of your gay marriage, then get hitched in Vegas. If you have the cash to burn, you caneven invite Cirque de Soleil to your reception. But if that’s too much for your pocket, you canstill catch them at the theater and get front-row seats.Honeymoon DestinationHawaiiIf a gay marriage is bound to last, then it should have started in Hawaii. There is no otherplace in the world where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy your first weeks as a marriedcouple other than Honolulu. It even has a weekly catamaran cruise, held by Hula’s Bar andLei Stand – exclusively for gay people.
Wedding OfficiantOf course it is widely known that not all ministers agree to officiate a gay wedding. Butdon’t lose hope. Some wedding officiants are still pro gay marriage, so you will still havesomeone facilitate your wedding. If you get tired looking for one, you can easily go toOntario, Canada. They have lots of wedding officiants that favor gay marriage.Wedding Dress or Wedding SuitEllen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi weddingYou can go traditional, or you can go contemporary. The choice is yours. After all, you betterstart making decisions of your own since you are looking into a long-term commitmentwhen you enter a gay marriage. Men usually choose conventional suits, while women opt fordresses. In other cases, one woman wears a suit—as in the case of Ellen DeGeneres and Portiade Rossi.Wedding PlannerLovebus wedding planner for gay weddingsWhile you think you have your wedding and your gay marriage all planned out, youthought wrong. You would still need someone to guide you in making choices about theinvitation designs, photo and video coverage, food at the reception, flower arrangement, andso on.Engagement PartyWhile this is not necessary, it can still bring an energetic vibe prior to the weddingceremony. Just be sure to avoid anti-gay marriage activists crashing your party.A gay wedding is just a small part of a gay marriage. The ceremony is just a symbol oftelling the world that you are ready for gay marriage. It may not be an easy road ahead, buthaving the guts to publicly affirm your commitment to each other through gay marriage isanother form of coming out of the closet, and you should be proud of yourself for doing such.http://www.gaymatters.net/gay-marriage-essentials-what-you-need-on-your-wedding-day/