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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Avy & Lara – An Self-Uniting Backyard Wedding

Covid meant that Avy and Lara’s big Halloween wedding had to be canceled, instead, they hosted an intimate backyard wedding with a handful of guests.

Channing & Emmaline – Finding Love When You’re Not Looking For It

They found love when they least expected it, quarantined together, and now Channing and Emmaline are engaged after an epic double proposal captured by a photographer.

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Courtney & Kaylin – Love, Chronic Illness and One Heck of a Party

It’s been eight years of building a deep love, and Courtney & Kaylin chose to celebrate their union as wives with one heck of a party.

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Paige & Olivia – Planning a Wedding Without the Support of Family

For both Paige and Olivia, imaging a future with another woman was challenging, for different reasons. However, they’ve found love and they’re planning a wedding despite not having the support of Olivia’s family.

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Ash & Sasha – Being the Non-Gestational Parent of Twins

Ash and Sahsa used a private sperm donor to concieve their twins. Ash watched their wife carry the babies, and speaks of their experience as the non-gestational parent.

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Elise & Jen – A Beach Elopement in Byron Bay

When wedding plans kept changing, Elise and Jen decided that an intimate elopement on the beaches of Byron Bay would be the best thing for them.

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Kariah & Lissa – Finding Love as a Single Parent of Two

There are 13 years between Kariah and Lissa but their love something unique. When they met, Lissa was a single mum of two and Kariah had just traveled the world searching for a better version of herself.

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Jewlz & Mel – Eloping with Children

When plans were changed, Jewlz and Mel knew that a romantic elopement by the ocean with their two children was more perfect than they first thought.

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Lauren & Tara – Lack of Acceptance and a Mountain Elopement

After being outed by a member of the church, Lauren has struggled through a lack of acceptance of her sexuality for a long time. They kept their relationship secret for a long time.

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Emma & Kirsty – An Entire Wedding Weekend at a Barn

After countless changed wedding plans, Emily and Kirsty held a much smaller wedding over an entire weekend with their loved ones.