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Art Museum Wedding at 21c Hotel in Downtown Durham

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Today, we're excited to feature Raine and Chasity's art museum wedding at 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Durham! Raine and Chasity met in San Francisco in 2008, and over the years, their friendship turned into a relationship they never expected. In March of 2014, Chasity proposed to Raine in Asheville, NC on… READ MORE

Classy Winter Wonderland Wedding at Prestonwood Country Club

Several months ago, SB&G shared Damion and Donald’s downtown Raleigh engagement session on the blog and today we’re thrilled to follow up with their classy winter wonderland wedding at Prestonwood Country Club in Raleigh. Damion and Donald met during a simple day hanging out shopping with mutual friends. There was an initial attraction, and luckily, a chance to reconnect… READ MORE

Great Gatsby Wedding for the First Gay Couple to Marry in NC

You might remember the news stories about Chad Biggs and Chris Creech, the first same-sex couple to marry in North Carolina when the legislation passed last October. Almost a year later, on NC Pride day, the couple celebrated their union with a classic wedding ceremony at Melrose Knitting Mill in Raleigh followed by a stylish Gatsby-themed… READ MORE

Classy Black and White Wedding at the University Club in Durham

It’s Wedding Feature Wednesday at Southern Bride & Groom! Today we’re excited to share Mark and Richard’s classy black and white wedding at the University Club in Durham, NC. Mark and Richard met in 1994 in Buffalo, NY, and have been together for 21 years! In 2000, they went to Vermont to have a Civil Union after hearing news… READ MORE

SB&G Tips: All-inclusive Ceremony Language for LGBT Weddings

The language used in an LGBT wedding should be inclusive, not only welcoming to the couple, but also to the guests in attendance. In the past, when same-sex marriages were not legal but were instead classified as “commitment ceremonies” or “holy unions,” there were differences in the scripts used in same-sex ceremonies, but all that changed… READ MORE

A Backyard Wedding That Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage

It's Wedding Feature Wednesday at Southern Bride & Groom! Today, we're thrilled to share with you Joni and Gina's story from Hillsborough, NC, and showcase a beautiful backyard wedding that celebrates same-sex marriage. Gina and Joni met through mutual friends in the mid-80s and, after realizing they grew up within 30 miles of one another, these Great… READ MORE

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