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WeddingWire and GayWeddings.com Launch 'Wed We Can' Campaign
Jun 27, 2013 (12:06 PM EDT)
CHEVY CHASE, Md., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WeddingWire, the nation's leading wedding marketplace, and GayWeddings.com, the leading niche-based wedding planning resource and boutique, are excited to announce the launch of WedWeCan.com, a new site that showcases both companies' mutual stance toward marriage equality. Both WeddingWire and GayWeddings.com are excited to share the campaign's latest resource in wake of the Supreme Court's recent decisions to declare section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, allowing marriage equality to be reinstated in the state of California.
The community-focused website features innovative same-sex wedding planning tools and access to the largest database of wedding vendors dedicated to serving same-sex couples, the latest updates in marriage equality and other relationship recognition laws from the Human Rights Campaign and more.
Just as WeddingWire and GayWeddings.com are leading resources in the wedding planning industry, the new Wed We Can website will be an added resource for couples looking to plan their own celebrations and embrace "Wed We Can" – whether or not their unions are currently legally recognized in their home states. On site, couples can search the extensive GayWeddings.com directory of over 50,000 wedding professionals who are ready to serve same-sex couples, while also utilizing WeddingWire's innovative and easy-to-use planning tools to get ready for their big day.
"After joining forces over two years ago, we are thrilled to continue to grow our stance toward marriage equality with our valued network partner, GayWeddings.com, and launch WedWeCan.com, a ground-breaking, resourceful new site and social campaign," said Sonny Ganguly, CMO, WeddingWire. "This campaign will not only empower wedding professionals and same-sex couples, but it will also act as a community and educational resource crucial to today's marriage equality movement, and is a way for anyone to share their support during this important time."
"The recent Supreme Court rulings on Proposition 8 and DOMA are breathtaking, exciting, and overdue," says Kathryn Hamm, President, GayWeddings.com. "We are thrilled that the new doors opening for the LGBTQ community will allow Wed We Can to serve even more couples, and, together with WeddingWire, we look forward to making sure that every wedding professional and every engaged couple has the resources they need to celebrate their love and commitment."
The website also encourages continued conversation on the issue of marriage equality through its "Show Your Support" page. Here, users can easily access the social media platforms of Wed We Can, GayWeddings.com and WeddingWire. Visitors can also download Wed We Can images to use on their Facebook and Twitter pages to demonstrate support. To get involved in the conversation and to keep up with the campaign's activity, use the hashtag #WedWeCan.
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