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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Adrienne & Leilani – A Mexican Proposal

Adrienne and Leilani, who hail from California, met on the dance floor almost four years ago & a proposal went without a hitch, on the beach with tequila.

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Kelsi & Lucy

A sunrise photo shoot turned into a surprise proposal as Kelsi got down on one knee and asked her love, ‘Will you marry me?’

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Karla & Kelsey

Karla and Kelsey met in middle school, and their relationship endured periods of distance, but love prevailed and the pair married in a barn wedding in Iowa.

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Karen & Taryn

The Ellington Jazz Club is such a personal, intimate venue and held host to Karen and Taryn’s Perth proposal alongside musician, Toby Beard.

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Krystal & Mary

The earth shook the day Krystal proposed, quite literally. While Krystal and Mary were engaged back in 2011, they had these engagement photos.

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Amy & Bec

While Amy and Bec struggled through times where their family didn’t support their same-sex marriage, their wedding day showed nothing but love and support.

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Alex & Jacqui

Alex and Jacqui wed in Bawley Point, on the Southern Coast of New South Wales. Two brides who, met working as teachers, share their romantic love story.

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Annie & Christy-Lee

They eloped, with a handful of family members, in a simple but beautiful ceremony at Lincoln Rock in the Blue Mountains.

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Ali & Gianna

Sometimes, wedding planning doesn’t go exactly to plan. As it turned out, Ali and Gianna’s Milwaukee wedding weekend was more perfect than they could have.

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Ash & Emma

Ash and Emma had a big and expensive wedding before marriage equality was on the cards for Australia. They chose an understated beachside elopement in Broome.