This Season’s Tips for Your LGBT Wedding!
Spring 2009 Volume 4, Issue 1
p. 19 Destination: Detroit COVER ARTICLE | Detroit’s premier yacht company, Infinity & Ovation, offers LGBT couples the opportunity for a one-of-a-kind Destination Wedding: a legally recognized ceremony in Canadian waters. Guests, take note: No Passport Required! p. 36 Theme Weddings: It’s All About You! Feature | Tips & Insights from celebrated event designer, Paul Bott, following seven couples as they share the unique experiences of their theme-based weddings p. 23 Branding the Word “Marriage” | A Conservative Success-Story p. 07 Real Couples, Real Weddings | Derek & Jonathan – Two unique backgrounds, one committed future together! p. 16 10 Ways to Recession-Proof Your Wedding | Surprising Ways to Integrate Joyfulness & Elegance into Your Modern-Day Budget p. 52 Wedding Astrology | Will Your Relationship be a Match Made in Heaven? p. 48 Dedication to Our Children | Creative & Tender-Hearted Ideas for Including Children in the Rites & Rituals of Your Special Day p. 33 Elena & Liz | Life Two Years Later with one of RainbowWeddingNetwork Magazine’s Real Couples! p. 46 San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus | 30 Years of Firsts, 30 Years of Song p. 14 Seasonal Spotlight | Bubbles n’ Bows – Trendy, Sophisticated Invitations for Gay & Lesbian Couples p. 26 RWN’s Person of the Year | Your Vote, Your Winner for 2008 LGBT Person of the Year p. 06 Letter from the Editor | A Clear Vision of Equality midst the Economic Crunch p. 27 The RainbowWeddingNetwork Orange Pages | Gay-friendly Businesses screened to uphold a policy of non-discrimination. Weddings, travel, community resources, gifts, honeymoons & more!
Photos provided by: Infinity & Ovation Yacht Charters Sun-Dance Photography
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This season's tips for your LGBT Wedding!