6 Things to Learn from This Indian Lesbian Wedding


As you scroll through the photographs of Shannon and Seema’s wedding (the first Hindu lesbian marriage in the US), you cannot help but tear up a little. Both of them look so much in love with each other. Everything about the wedding ceremony looks absolutely spectacular, including the two lovely ladies. What draws you more closer to their celebration is that their parents too are happily involved, blessing them wholeheartedly. And, this beautiful homosexual wedding can actually make us learn some great life lessons. So, take a look at a few of them, and enjoy the beautiful journey of your relationship with your sweetheart.

Be yourself

Coming out of the closet is not an easy task for anybody. Shannon and Seema took the leap of faith and revealed about their relationship to the world. So, follow their suit and accept your relationship (be it straight or a homosexual one) in front of everyone. Do not let the society’s norms stop you from being what you are. You have the freedom to do what you want in your life. Do not let the world dictate the terms of your life.

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Love conquers all

Homosexuality is a taboo in Indian society. For many, it is a biological disorder, while a few consider it as last birth’s karma. But, Seema and Shannon’s wedding proved it all wrong. For them love knows no boundaries, quite literally. They proved the world that everything comes second to love.

Your parents want you to be happy

Your parents may yell at you, may disagree with your views and constantly fight with you over mundane issues, but at the end of the day, they want you to be happy. Both Shannon and Seema’s parents may have had problems accepting their choice, but in the end they wholeheartedly accepted their daughters’ wishes and made their wedding possible.

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Go for a fusion

Seema came in a palki and Shannon walked down the aisle with a bouquet of flowers. Seema was dressed in an Indian bridal attire, while Shannon teamed her wedding gown with maang tikka and bangles. This fusion of Indian and western bridal dresses added a delightful touch to the ceremony.

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Both the partners are equal

During the wedding ceremony, both Shannon and Seema, applied sindoor in each other’s maang. This was one of the most beautiful moments of the wedding, as it symbolised their belief that they both are equal partners in their relationship.

Let your hair down

As this is an unconventional wedding, many eyebrows would have definitely been raised. And, this would have made the duo upset for sure. But, braving all odds, the couple made sure that they enjoy every bit of their special day. 

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Love is a supreme power. It gives you immense courage to stand up against all odds and makes your partner's life beautiful throughout. Well, we hope that you take home some great life lessons from this couple’s wedding. 

Image courtesy: Steph Grant Photography

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