Category Archive

LGBTQ

At Offbeat Wed, we celebrate all queer identities and have subcategories for lesbian weddings, transgender weddings, gay weddings, and bisexuality & pansexuality, as well as genderqueer and non-binary gender identity issues.

DIY DARK FANTASY HALLOWEDDING HANDFASTING 19 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A witchy Halloween handfasting next to a cemetery

Our plan was to incorporate our love of the renaissance faire and the witchy aesthetic that we were known for to make a dark fantasy/enchanted forest vibe for our Halloween handfasting.

Colorful queer DIY handfasting on Offbeat Wed 6 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Colorful queer DIY handfasting & potluck wedding celebration

We had a fall wedding with an outdoor ceremony in Finland. The guests were asked to participate in form of a potluck wedding – I provided the recipes and a friend helped by organizing who brought what.

Alannah and Hunter B Horro Movie Bash 8 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This horror movie wedding had a Lydia Deetz Gown

When these two first started dating back in 2018, one of the things that they bonded over was their love for horror movies – specifically, ones most people would consider “bad.” So of course they had a horror movie wedding!

Multicultural Feminist Weirdos Found family Sensory Microwedding 18 1 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Sensory-friendly wedding: how one bride avoided overload

Maybe our can give comfort to the weirdo who feels they fit too many ‘offbeat’ tags; the immigrant who loves a culture that doesn’t always respect them; the ill who can’t handle the sensory toll; the traumatized who struggles to believe that they are loved; the abused who can’t bring themselves to cut a toxic cord…

Queer Wedding Dolly Parton Skeletor Photos by Andrew and Melanie Mishler Photography17 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A queer wedding ceremony script with a ring warming ceremony

This queer wedding ceremony script’s got absolutely everything! An interactive moment for guests to share their favorite memories of the couple, a ring warming ceremony involving Skeletor and Dolly Parton, and so many opportunities for the couple to infuse personality and fun. If you’re looking for a nontraditional wedding ceremony to inspire yours, this is the one!

Queer Wedding Dolly Parton Skeletor Photos by Andrew and Melanie Mishler Photography25 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This queer wedding has everything: Dolly Parton, Skeletor, and the finest queer groom fashion

Earlier this year we shared JP and Scott’s incredible queer groom fashion. Now they’ve returned with their queer wedding in all it’s glory! The couple described their wedding as “Skeletor & Dolly Get Hitched Via Trolley” and if that doesn’t give you a sense of how fun their wedding was, then…