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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Jameela & Midori – A Unity Paint Blending Ceremony

With plans for family and friends to fly in from across the world, Jameela and Midori had to cancel plans and simplify their wedding to just 25 guests.

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Alejandra & Rachel – An Intimate Wedding in a Loft

Wedding plans were ever-changing thanks to the pandemic, however in a loft surrounded by their closest loved ones, Alejandra and Rachel finally said ‘I do.’

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Lauren & Tarran – An Elopement Among the Redwoods

After choosing engagement rings together, Lauren and Tarran planned their dream wedding – only to have it canceled due to the global pandemic. Instead, they eloped among the Redwoods.

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Elena & MK – A Unique Piñata Proposal

After falling in love at an ugly sweater party, MK proposed to Elena, which took Elena by surprise because she thought she’d have to be the one to pop the question.

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Samantha & Teffa – Surviving Lockdown & Getting Engaged

It was during lockdown together that Samantha and Teffa fell deeper in love with one another. They talked about getting engaged and each planned a proposal to make it happen.

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April & Danni – A Four-Guest Pandemic Elopement in the UK

Covid meant their Vegas elopement was cancelled, but their quaint four-guest celebration at home in the UK was more perfect than they could have dreamt.

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BA & Christine

They got engaged on Christine’s 50th birthday, and eloped in the mountains with quite a few sentimental touches added to make it meaningful.

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Celia & Lily – A Summer Camp Romance & No-Fuss Elopement

They had planned a huge 300-guest wedding, but when COVID hit all their plans went out the window and instead chose to marry in a simple elopement.

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Julia & Shelby – On Being Queer and Christian

After meeting at a summer camp ministry, Julia and Shelby have had to navigate being LGBTQ+ people, and being Christian.

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Lorna & Tasha – A Peachy Modern Inspired Wedding

This inspired wedding celebrates Lorna and Tash. Autumnal colors bring together this super fun shoot. A showstopper wedding gown, a tweed suit and a coke that defys gravity.