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Tasteful Cakes, Los Angeles – Featured Gay Wedding Vendor

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Tasteful Cakes

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding:

When my parents, Theresa and Cornelio Escobedo, and I created Tasteful Cakes, we had many hopes in mind, but all boiled down to one idea: to take care of our family, and friends, in the long term. Our needs, and thus goals, then, are no different now: to live free, to be happy in the lives we create, to be acknowledged and seen for ourselves, and to be loved. As a gay man, I am acutely aware of how eminent these needs are and how difficult it can be to really feel them. We opened with this idea and the journey continues to be dedicated to this effort.

The way that we produce and sell our cakes and pastries follows along the same: our customers are just like us, human beings, working hard to thrive in the same world. We have worked hard to become the name in high-end desserts in Southern California and hope that this adds to the level of value our clients receive in the products.

What has changed as we have grown is that idea of taking care of our own has expanded to include our larger communities. When we first opened the doors, we had a lot of support from our closest connections, we described the feeling as it “takes a village” to raise a bakery! And that is true every single day! It takes a lot of love, support, and hard work to keep a business alive! And this village just keeps getting bigger! Thus we make it our goal to give back as much as we can pay that effort forward and make the world a little sweeter! We have made a special point to focus much of this giving on the LGBT Community, as ours is a community in need of much love and kindness from anyone who can see us as more than just rainbow wallets!

We want to create a world where we don’t settle for tolerance but see celebration of each other! We intend to see that happen one interaction, one wedding, at a time! Your wedding is a very important part of making things better for all of us! Your joy, happiness, commitment, and love are the reason for all of this work! We want your experience of planning your special day to be as wonderful as possible! To that end, we will make sure that you have a great time tasting and creating your wedding cake!

Our promise is amazing looking, however elegant or extravagant, and amazing tasting, regardless the combination of flavors! Everything we do is custom and our goal is offer our clients the best experience and most spectacular product possible, period. We deliver almost anywhere, and for the experience, we are worth the drive to taste and enjoy! Whether you get your cake from Tasteful Cakes, or another source, I sincerely hope that you have a beautiful and exciting time planning and enjoying your very special day!

Eddie Surman, Owner, Tasteful Cakes, Inc.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in Los Angeles

Minister Deb Weddings, San Diego – Featured Gay Wedding Officiant

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Minister Deb

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My name is Minister Deb and I have been officiating traditional and LGBT wedding ceremonies for over 12 years.

Before same-sex marriage was legal I officiated ‘commitment ceremonies’ for same sex couples who wanted to participate in a ceremony that had all of the components of a legal marriage. While performing these commitment ceremonies our visibility exploded as gay and lesbians fought for equal rights to legally wed. I lobbied, protested and spoke out for legalizing same-sex weddings for many years. Finally the Supreme Court gave all citizens the right to marry the person they love on June 26, 2015.

Since 2002 I have officiated over 250 weddings and I do this as a service to the LGBT community and to spread ‘loving kindness’ throughout our communities. Love has conquered our enemies and now they are our allies.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in San Diego

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach – Gay Friendly Wedding Venue in Carlsbad, California

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Hilton Garden Inn Carlsbad Beach

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

We want your wedding to be perfect, so let us help you make the day all the more memorable. Our experienced, professional and friendly staff will ensure the ultimate in food quality along with exquisite and flawless coordination of all the details of your wedding day. From seating to menu planning, music to cake decoration, down to the champagne toast, we want you to feel like a guest at your own reception.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in San Diego

Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: Rainbow Wedding Company, Palm Springs

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Rainbow Wedding Company

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

Destination services include:

  • Wedding Officiant Services
  • All Legal Documents
  • – Marriage License (coming soon) or Domestic Partnership
  • – Delivered to you at your location
  • Notary Services
  • Photographer
  • Flowers
  • Wedding Cake

We come to your hotel, to your home, to your office, anywhere you need us. We coordinate everything. Let us do the work for you. Relax and enjoy your day.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in California

Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: Capture Me Photography, Los Angeles, California

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Capture Me Photography

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“There is Only One Happiness in Life… To Love and Be Loved.” – George Sand Wedding Photography is truly my passion, I absolutely love what I do. I get to capture all the love, and the magic, and the heartfelt emotions that make up the best memories in people’s lives.

My ultimate goal is to make you feel confident in front of my camera, as I photograph the beautiful moments throughout your day.

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Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: California Events, Los Angeles, California

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

California EventsPeriodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

At California Events, we can help you plan the perfect wedding day in the Greater Los Angeles area. In the past 32 years, Laurie has planned weddings in mansions, in hot air balloons, on ocean view bluffs, and private estates. “She is creative, organized, honest, always keeps your vision in mind — and passes on her discounts to you. She also has that rare ability to make a challenging event seem effortless.” Themed events a specialty.

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors in Los Angeles

Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: The Class, Los Angeles, California

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The Class

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

The Class offers a truly unique live music experience for weddings in the Greater Los Angeles area. Our priority is to provide classy, but energetic live music for upscale weddings and events. If you are looking for a professional wedding band that plays top quality music, but without the cheesy elements most large professional bands bring, the Class is your band. We pride ourselves on how we look and how we sound. Our purpose is to make your wedding truly special and memorable for you and your guests! We are excited to be a part of your wedding!

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Gay Friendly Wedding Vendors

Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: Glen Currie Photography, Long Beach, CA

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Periodically we’ll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

Gay Friendly Los Angeles Area Wedding Vendors

Glenn Curie Photography, Long Beach, CaliforniaAussie Glenn Currie introduced his documentary-photojournalistic approach to weddings ten years ago, beginning a new trend in Long Beach wedding photography.

Always evolutionary, Glenn, his wife Bev and the rest of the team are a powerhouse of experience, talent and quality recognized among their peers as highly skilled artists. Their work has been commissioned by brides, event specialists, celebrities, and public figures in the U.S. and Australia.

“Don’t let the accent fool you, Mate!”

Glenn and his team love working with lesbian and gay weddings – if you’re planning to marry your partner in Long Beach, give him a call.

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