Gay Wedding Officiants in Beacon, NY, USA. My training and experience have given me a deep knowledge of the role of officiant and celebrant in the community and the important place of ritual and ceremony in our lives. We will create a beautiful Order of Service that expresses your deepest feelings and most powerful emotions – whether they be feelings of love, joy, optimism, grief or acceptance.
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Gay Wedding Photography / Videography in New York, NY, USA. Tasteful, elegant photojournalistic wedding and event photography. Weddings, union/vow ceremonies, and more! Shawn Mac Photography is available offering gay wedding photography in New York City. Booking gay wedding ceremonies and events locally in the greater NY, NJ, CT, and PA areas as well as for destination weddings and travel.
I’m guessing the answer is no – and I’m guessing that most of you probably don’t feel the need for a particular time to be proud of who you are and who you love, because our families and society are usually affirming and supportive, reinforcing heterosexuality without a second thought all the time. In choosing this headline I have assumed, as our society does all the time, that everyone is (or should be) heterosexual.
Pink News reports:
The New York Senate has blocked bills which banned ‘gay cure’ therapy for minors, and protected trans people from discrimination. The ban on therapy to ‘cure’ homosexuality in minors had already been passed by the Assembly earlier this month, but was blocked by the Senate alongside the Gender Expression Nondiscrimination Act. The Senate leadership ended the legislative session without allowing the bills to go to a vote, despite support from both Democrats and Republicans.
The traitorous democrats (or is that DINO’s) who gave control of the state Senate over to the GOP are the gift that just keeps giving.
President Obama spoke at a Democratic LGBT fundraiser last night at Gotham Hall to a rousing crowd, ticking off a list of the many items he has accomplished for the LGBT community, making note of the advance of marriage equality, the Harvey Milk stamp, the drafting of Michael Sam, and the recent HBO production of The Normal Heart, noting that the work against AIDS is not done. Finally, he noted his plans, reported this week, to sign an executive order protecting LGBT employees of federal contractors.
Where would we be at this point federally if we had President McCain and a conservatively-packed US Supreme Court? The fight’s not over, but we’ve come a long way in six years.
Gay Wedding Officiants in Poughkeepsie, NY, USA. Our wonderful officiants are so excited to provide this long awaited ceremony to our same sex couples. Preparing for your wedding needs to be an enjoyable time. We can help you design your ceremony with minimal stress and some guaranteed laughs and tears of joy. The ceremony can be of may different faiths or none at all. All packages & prices are listed on our website.
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Gay Wedding Planners in East Hampton, NY, USA. The Hamptons’ leading wedding and event planner, jill Gordon is known for her chic, individually-styled celebrations. Gordon combines sophisticated design, precision planning and cool-headed event management to create spectacular weddings on an intimate or grand scale. celebrate offers an array of services, acting as all-around navigator and collaborator throughout the planning process. Clients rave about Jill’s easy-going approach and hugely successful events.
Gay Wedding Officiants in New York, NY, USA. After many years of uniting people in matrimony, I am THRILLED to finally be able to legally marry same-sex couples. Now that we have achieved marriage equality (Thank-You Edie Windsor!), you need someone to officiate at your wedding. I am happy to offer my services to same-sex couples.
Gay Star News reports:
When it comes to gay marriage, New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan thinks the Catholic Church has been ‘out-marketed.’… ‘I think maybe we’ve been out-marketed, sometimes,’ the influential cardinal said. ‘We’ve been caricatured as being anti-gay. When you have forces like Hollywood, when you have forces like politicians, when you have forces like some opinion-molders that are behind it, it’s a tough battle.’
It’s not a caricature if it’s true. And I like that idea – hate is out-marketed by love.
On Top Magazine reports:
A gay male couple got engaged at the Frying Pan on Manhattan’s West Side with the help of a flashmob dancing to Nina’s 99 Red Balloons. Lance was led to believe he and boyfriend Harry were at the restaurant to celebrate a friend’s birthday. Instead, Harry prodded him along as they followed the dancers. Lance resisted – “Why is he taking our picture?” he asked – but Harry insisted before being swept away by the crowd. On the restaurant’s top deck, the dancers released dozens of red balloons, then parted as Harry, holding a red balloon, made his way to this boyfriend.
Enjoy! The actual proposal starts at about 4:00. Made me cry.