Real Stories

A collection of LGBTQ+ love stories that will make your heart explode. From the love stories about where it all began, engagements, and weddings to lovers navigating the journey to parenthood, these are real love stories that celebrate all things LGBTQ+ love and relationships.

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Bethany & Tracy – A Polyamorous Relationship & Mountaintop Proposal

When they met, Tracey was in a polyamorous marriage. That dissolved into a loving separation, Bethany and Tracy found monogamous love, and eventually, Tracy proposed on top of a mountain.

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Alexe & Courtney – Breaking Up & Therapy Before Marriage

The journey to marriage isn’t always a straight line. After an instant connection, Alexe and Courtney put their relationship on pause, rekindled their romance, went to therapy and now they’re married.

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Lora & Rachel – Falling in Love, Hard and Fast

When the world was going into lockdown, Lora and Rachel decided to take the opportunity to meet face-to-face. With a suitcase packed, Rachel jumped into a car with a perfect stranger, not knowing if she’d be gone for hours or weeks.

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Delaney & Samara – An Emotional Elopement Lakeside at Whistler

Their day might not have been exactly what they had envisioned, but it was near perfect. Their commitment solidified in marriage by a lake at Whistler, BC.

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Lizzy & Lydia – Casual Vows, Wedding Day Pottery & Takeout

On a sunny day in the Pacific Northwest, Lizzy and Lydia exchanged vows in a casual ceremony and spent the afternoon alone soaking up their love.

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Cassidy & Christa – A Simple Elopement. No Flowers, No Vendors, No Coordinator

A simple elopement. With a handful of guests, wedding masks on faces and a photographer there to capture the moment, Cassidy and Christa said ‘I do.’

Azul & Erica – A Queer Proposal at the Raleigh Science Museum

A globe outside of the science museum in Raleigh was the perfect spot for Erica to propose to Azul after plans for an international proposal fell through.

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May & Mikayla – Love in Motion: Live Music, Bright Colors, Dancing and Love

This effortlessly cool inspired wedding celebrates street food, live music, vibrant colors, dancing and of course, love. It’s love in motion: Bright and full of character.

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Jenni & Kelli – An Intimate Elopement at Joshua Tree, California

While they were co-workers at first, after coming out and a divorce, Jenni & Kelli’s love story began. After rescheduling at the last minute, they eloped to Joshua Tree. Just the two of them and their photographers in tow.

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BriAnna & Katlynn – An Elopement at Yosemite

Surrounded by the incredible landscape of Yosemite, California, BriAnna and Katlynn exchanged their emotional vows and became wife and wife.