Press Center is the leading online resource and boutique, dedicated to serving same-sex couples since 1999. Founded by straight mom Gretchen Hamm, is the first site of its kind and takes great pride in its role as a pioneer in the wedding marketplace. Our press center includes news and information related to our mentions in the press, news releases, appearances, and other important information. For media inquiries, please contact

In The News

  • More Press

    Our perspective has been sought after by national, regional and local media outlets since 1999. View our archived mentions from 1999-2008.

  • Press has been a sought after source for press and other media contacts since 1999. Mentions include CNN, ABC, NPR, the NY Times, the Washington Post, USA Today, and more.

  • Our Press Releases

    The central location for the inside scoop on all that’s happening in the world. New partnerships, great opportunities, commendations and breaking news. It’s all here.

Same-Sex Wedding Trends & Statistics

  • Wedding Professionals Speak Out: 90% Willing to Serve Same-Sex Couples

    WeddingWire survey finds that wedding professionals are overwhelmingly supportive of marriage equality and 90% are working with same-sex couples.

  • and WeddingWire Reveal Facts Behind Same-Sex Weddings

    WeddingWire and released today the results of their 2013 Survey of Newlyweds, revealing more than 90 percent of same-sex couples who got hitched in 2012 said traditional wedding staples – venue, attire, catering and photography / videography – are essential to their big day. The statistic highlights the increase in members of the LGBTQ community who are taking advantage of new legal opportunities and celebrating their unions with more traditional wedding celebrations.


  • Corporate Fact Sheet

    Get the fast facts and bare bones on the background of our business, which was founded by straight mom, Gretchen Hamm, in 1999.

  • Our Story

    Inspired by the love of a straight mom, has proudly offered services and resources to same-sex couples since 1999. This is our story.

  • Leadership

    The mother-daughter team of Kathryn & Gretchen Hamm provide the vision and leadership for the pioneering online boutique and resource,