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Love is a universal force that transcends all boundaries, and the celebration of love knows no limits. In recent years, same-sex weddings have emerged as a prominent symbol of progress, acceptance, and equality. Same-sex weddings have embraced the concept of opulence, bringing forth a new era of lavish celebrations. Highlighting 4 extravagant ceremonies that not only showcase the beauty of love but also defy stereotypes and establish a new standard of grandeur. 

Beautiful Same-sex Weddings

Keshav Suri and Cyril Feuillebois

Keshav and Cyril definitely top the list of most awwdorable same-sex weddings to have existed. While both Keshav and Cyril looked smashing hot in bespoke Shantanu and Nikhil outfits, their wedding was nothing short of magic. 

Keshav & Cyril has one of the most beautiful same sex weddings
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For the wedding venue, the couple decided on the Lalit Property in Goa. Amidst the waves splashing and the gorgeous sun setting, the couple exchanged their rings and said their vows. They celebrated their special day along with their family, friends and well-wishers. While everything was beyond perfect at the wedding, Mom Suri won our hearts with her beautiful speech, showing how love triumphs over it all.

Amit Shah and Aditya Madiraju

Like the wise say, when the love is true, you just know it. Well, this is exactly what happened with Amit and Aditya who met through a common friend. Soon after, they went on a date and simply could not stop talking to each other. Cute, right?

Amit, Aditya and their beautiful same-sex weddings

Wait. While their love story is phenomenal, their wedding surpasses it too. Amit and Aditya’s wedding spread over many festivities and celebrations including a backyard mehendi, a simple but powerful wedding at the temple followed by a Sangeet cum cocktail party. While wearing Anita Dongre’s extraordinary couture, both Amit and Aditya tied the knot in the most traditional way at Swaminarayan Temple in New Jersey.

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Seema and Shannon

Love at first sight is not only a figment of Karan Johar’s movies, it is a living reality for many. The same happened with Seema and Shannon when Seema enrolled herself in a fitness class where Shannon was an instructor and the rest is history. 

Seema and Shannon and their beautiful same-sex weddings

Said to be the first Indian Lesbian couple to have gotten married in the US, the couple got married to each other back in 2013. While they celebrated various festivities attached to the wedding such as mehendi, saath phere, etc. Seema opted for the classic red lehenga whereas Shannon dazzled in a beautiful white gown, definitely earning their spot in the most beautiful LGBTQIA+ weddings.

Ayesha Nageshwaran and Katja Hahnloser

There are beautiful love stories and then there are grow-together kind of love stories. Well, Ayesha and Katja have one of those. Knowing each other since they were in their nappies, Ayesha and Katja knew each other as family friends. After multiple family reunions and vacations, they realised love was right in front of them.

After being legally married in Zurich and enjoying a grand reception in Delhi, the couple hosted a 3-day wedding event in Suryagarh in Jaisalmer, the same place where they realised their love for each other. Ayesha and Katja’s wedding was a beautiful amalgamation of traditions and cultures, bringing the best of both worlds.

 The significance of Same-sex weddings

Small intimate weddings or lavish exuberant celebrations, the significance of same-sex marriage extends much beyond the wedding. Why we think same-sex weddings are a big milestone in the LGBTQIA+ movement.

Breaking Boundaries

Same-sex weddings challenge traditional notions and societal expectations. The beauty of such weddings lies in the freedom to create a celebration that reflects the couple’s unique identities and love story.

Unconditional Love

One of the most beautiful aspects of any wedding is the display of unwavering love and commitment between two individuals. In a same-sex wedding, this love is intensified by the courage it takes for couples to openly express their affection in the face of adversity. 

Beautiful Same-sex weddings

Inclusive Ceremonies

Ceremonies and culture often reflect the heterosexual atmosphere but when understood right, it is a celebration of individuals. Same-sex weddings break the age-old norms at the very onset and are therefore more inclusive ceremonies. It reflects a diverse range of cultures, traditions, customs, and rituals coming together to celebrate people. 

Progress and Equality

Same-sex weddings represent a significant milestone in the ongoing struggle for LGBTQ+ rights and equality. Each wedding is a step forward towards a more inclusive society, where love is celebrated and protected, regardless of sexual orientation. 

A lavish same-sex wedding is an awe-inspiring celebration of love, leaving an indelible mark on everyone who attends. It transcends traditional norms and embraces opulence, creating an experience that is as unique as the couple themselves.