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‘Diners’ Host Guy Fieri Officiating Chef Art Smith’s 101 Gay Weddings Event In Miami

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In one of the stranger news items of the week, People reports that Guy Fieri, the host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is officiating at the 101 Gay Weddings event at the James Royal Palm in Miami today. Chef Art Smith, who is hosting the event, created a social media contest where the first 101 couples to tweet him with the hashtag #101gayweddings would be entered to get married at the James Royal Palm.

Smith1Winners get to attend a group wedding hosted by Smith (pictured right) and officiated by Fieri with a one-of-a-kind wedding cake from Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman, known for creating the world’s largest cheesecake and providing the delicious confections in Katy Perry’s lyric video for her song "Birthday." 

The event also features DJ and porn director Chi Chi Larue providing beats at the post-wedding dance party. The wedding event is in lieu of Smith’s annual Big Gay Ice Cream Social, which he’s hosted for the last two years to bring awareness in the push for equality.


Transgender Man Describes How Coming Out To His Lesbian Girlfriend Led to Marriage: VIDEO

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A transgender man shared his touching coming out story with I’m From Driftwood, a LGBTQA story archive, on how he came out as a transgender man to his lesbian girlfriend. 

Said Mitch:

"We actually met online, on the site OKCupid. So we had this great dynamic from the start. I was, at the time, really, like, [a] kind of butch - or masculine-identified woman, and she is and always has been - remains - a really feminine-identified woman. It wasn't something, even when I entered the relationship, that I was thinking, 'This is something I need to tell her about me,' it's hard to explain how I had compartmentalized that part of me and just put it somewhere else, and it hadn't come to the fore for several years."

A year into their relationship, Jocelyn’s faith in Mitch gave him the strength to come out to his girlfriend as transgender. Mitch’s coming out was emotional, but Mitch’s courage in coming out led to the two’s engagement and marriage.

Watch Mitch talk about Jocelyn and how her unwavering support helped him through the transition process and into marriage, AFTER THE JUMP

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Lance Bass and Michael Turchin Had a Sexy Surprise Bachelor Party on Last Night's E! Wedding Special: VIDEO


Lance Bass and Michael Turchin's December bachelor party was shown in all its glory on last night's E! special Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding.

Taking place at LA's The Abbey, the party featured Mardi Gras decorations, sexy strippers, a game of "Pin the Penis on the Popstar", aggressive lap dances, a surprise appearance by Alan Thicke, a dual penis cake, and more. 


Watch the debauchery yourself, AFTER THE JUMP...


Did you catch last night's wedding special? What did you think?

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Lance Bass Talks Wedding, Growing Up Gay in the South, and Feeling 'Liberated' as a Married Man: VIDEO

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Lance Bass and hubby Michael Turchin sat down with GLAAD: All Access host Claire Pires to discuss their tv special Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding which airs tonight on E!

In the interview, Bass (who grew up in Mississippi) revealed one of the main reasons why he wanted to televise his wedding in the first place:

"Growing up gay in the south is very lonely. So that's one of the main reasons I wanted to do this special was to give hope out there for small town kids to watch this special and let them know that there's nothing wrong with you. You can have this if you want it." 

The two also dished on the funny story of Turchin's proposal, the "humorous" planning that went into the wedding itself (which will be America's first televised same-sex wedding special) and on Lisa Vanderpump of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills being "appalled" at the state of their kitchenware before the big day. 

Later, the two shared why marriage means so much to them.

Said Bass:

"Once you're able to say 'husband' it just means so much more. And it means much more to everyone else. Because they treat you differently, they really do. They take you seriously. Then the next question is 'When are you having kids?' You feel like a whole human being....completely liberated, a whole person. No longer a second class citizen anymore - to be able to say 'husband' instead of 'civil partner'"

Bass and Turchin also did a separate interview with Meredith Vieira where they discussed their support for Alabama state Rep. Patricia Todd's pledge to "out" anti-gay lawmakers having extramarital affairs. 


Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding airs tonight at 8/7c on E!

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Stephen Fry Marries Partner Elliot Spencer


After a quick engagement that was announced earlier this month, English comedian Stephen Fry has tied the knot with his partner Elliot Spencer.

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BBC reports the pair are thought to have begun their relationship last year. Spencer, who is 30 years Fry's junior, is a fellow comedian and writer. 

Congrats to the happy couple!

Tiffany Celebrates (And Advertises To) Gay Couples: PHOTO


Tiffany & Co. is grabbing people's attention with more than their little blue boxes lately. The iconic jewelry retailer has launched a new engagement ring ad campaign that targets gay male couples and also features an actual gay couple (as opposed to relying on models). The company released a statement to ELLE Magazine heralding their first campaign focusing on same-sex love and marriage:

"Nowadays, the road to marriage is no longer linear, and true love can happen more than once with love stories coming in a variety of forms," said Linda Buckley, Tiffany & Co. VP of North American PR, in a statement to "The Tiffany engagement ring is the first sentence of the story that a couple will write together as they create a life that is deeply intimate and exceptional, which is the message we hope to convey through this campaign."

The picture of the handsome couple in Tiffany's ad, who thus far have remained anonymous, also features a romantic and wistful caption sure to give any sap (yours truly included) a case of the "aww"s:

"Will you promise to never stop completing my sentences or singing off-key, which I'm afraid you do often? And will you let today be the first sentence of one long story that never, ever ends? Will you?"

Tiffany is not the first retailer to feature actual gay couples in its advertisements. You'll recall Banana Republic last year featured the stylish duo of Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent in a series of ads focused on "showcasing true relationships."


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