We’re excited to chat with you about LGBT wedding trends, ceremony planning tips, current events and other topics related to marriage and family equality. You’ll hear from RainbowWeddingNetwork co-founders, Cindy Sproul & Marianne Puechl, along with RWN senior team member Ira Adams, as we discuss the issues of the day (as we see them!) in a fun, informative & personalized format.
Being involved with the LGBT wedding industry for the past 15 years, we’ve gathered a variety of insights and ideas for couples, wedding vendors and others who support LGBT equality. Listen in!
Episode 1: Pilot
Nov. 6, 2015
Intro to RWN, Proposal Ideas, LGBT Budget Trends, Thoughts on Kim Davis
Episode 2: Gay Wedding Themes & Colors, Vows and PDA
Nov. 13, 2015
This week we explore fun wedding themes & color trends, selecting meaningful ceremony vows and our current event topic is public displays of affection.
Episode 3: Gay Engagement Announcements, Wedding Rings and LGBT Person of the Year
Nov. 19, 2015
This week we discuss gay engagement announcements & etiquette, selecting your wedding rings and the LGBT Person of the Year.
Episode 4: Prioritizing your Wedding Vendors, Wedding Transportation and Dealing with Holiday Stressors
Dec. 11, 2015
In our 4th podcast, we're chatting about how newly engaged LGBT couples can jumpstart and prioritize their wedding planning ideas, and how to set timetables for booking particular wedding vendors. Also this week we dream big with fun & unique transportation options and share tips for dealing with holiday stressors.
Episode 5: 2016 Wedding Trends, DIY Tips & Gearing up for Election Year
Feb. 05, 2016
After a few weeks off the air the RWN team is back with our 5th podcast! This week it's all about 2016 LGBT Wedding Trends, New Ceremony Color Palettes, DIY Wedding Tips and Kicking off the Election Year.
Episode 06: Summer Theme Weddings, Delectable Desserts & Taking on HB (The NC Bathroom Law)
RainbowWeddingNetwork's May 31 2016 Podcast includes LGBT Planning Tips for Summer Theme Weddings as well as Diverse and Delicious Dessert Options for Your Reception! The Current Event Topic includes an overview and insights about North Carolina's recent HB2 'Bathroom Law'.
Episode 07: Summer Menu Options, Cool and Comfortable Ceremony Attire and A History of Pride
Join us as we dive into an assortment of fresh summer menu options. We'll also explore attire to keep you cool and comfortable during your summer ceremony and take a journey back in time as we explore the origins of Pride.
Episode 08: The How's & Why's of Marketing to the Gay Wedding Niche, What Not to Do at a LGBT Wedding & Eco-friendly Ceremony & Reception Ideas
This week we chat about the nuts & bolts of why the LGBT wedding market is so important and how wedding professionals can successfully reach it. We also share lighthearted insights for guests & couples concerning gay wedding etiquette, and spotlight a variety of ideas for creating your own eco-friendly event.
Episode 09: Winter Wedding Themes, Quick Tips for Your Big Day and the 2016 Election
How many interruptions can occur in a single podcast?? Listen in to find out! Hear from the team at RainbowWeddingNetwork about Winter Themes for LGBT Weddings, Quick Tips for your Big Day, and Thoughts on the 2016 Election from the perspective of the LGBT voter.
Episode 10: 2017 LGBT Wedding Trends, Political Forecast for 2017 (Is Gay Marriage in Jeopardy??), Our Thoughts on LGBT Person of the Year
Dec. 19, 2016
The team from RainbowWeddingNetwork.com wraps up the year with a glance back to the high's and low's of 2016, and a look ahead to the upcoming LGBT wedding trends for 2017. We also offer our thoughts regarding LGBT marriage and family rights under the upcoming Trump administration. And we take a moment to offer our informal nominations for 2016 LGBT Person of the Year!