“I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.”
Although those three words are scripted, little else about same-sex weddings tends to be.
“It's incredible the amount of creativity couples bring and how they personalize [their weddings] to suit themselves,” says Hamden wedding planner Lisa Antonecchia. “They don’t just open up a wedding magazine and say, ‘This is what we want.’”
“I think a lot of gay couples have been thinking about the possibility [of legalized marriage] for so long, they don't want the help of a wedding...