Inclusive Education for Wedding Pros

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Equally Wed Pro is your online hub to learn how to be inclusive, celebrate equality and make a difference while growing your business. It is your one stop shop for learning and connecting. Book more LGBTQ+ weddings and events with expert education, powerful industry-leading services and resources, and a community of inclusively minded pros to help you authentically serve and market to the LGBTQ+ community by conveying your inclusive values in an educated, connected and meaningful way.

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Get certified in LGBTQ+ Weddings

Equally Wed Pro's LGBTQ+ Weddings Certification Course

With our LGBTQ+ Weddings Certification Course, you will earn Equally Wed Pro’s seal of approval, build trust with the LGBTQ+ community and our allies, and confidently serve the LGBTQ+ community with much-needed education that we provide and the inclusive values you already have.


"I am blown away by the attention to detail and relevance to today (even citing social media presence) that Equally Wed has infused into their LGBTQ+ certification course. It's a compilation of everything that I (as a queer nonbinary wedding vendor) have wanted everyone at the weddings I'm working to understand, and then some, and a diving into history and equality that I didn't even realize I didn't know. Kirsten breaks it down in a kind and non-intimidating way, but also holds tight to her values and anti-discrimination convictions. I'm taking away so much, and feeling ready and hopeful for the future of the wedding industry. This course is not only a resource, but a must for anyone who wants to serve their clients as an ally, safe person, or member of the LGBTQ+ community."

- Jamie Carle, photographer, Portland, Oregon
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Premium Education + Connection

Equally Wed Pro boasts the gold standard in educating wedding and event industry professionals in LGBTQ+ inclusive service. Our knowledge comes from 13 years of in-depth research and involvement in the field of LGBTQ+ weddings around the globe across all segments of society from education to race to religions to socioeconomic status to zip code. No other LGBTQ+ weddings & events course or program offers the breadth of knowledge, international expertise and insight that Equally Wed does.

A commitment to understand & celebrate

Elevating the Industry

There are no real barriers to enter our industry. While this allows people from all different walks of life to become a wedding and event professional, it opens our industry up to potential misunderstandings, accusations of discrimination and even lawsuits. Our LGBTQ+ Weddings Certification is the differentiating component for our industry. It demonstrates to your clients that you have made a lifetime commitment to understand and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community as well as demonstrate your commitment to equality and inclusivity.

Elevating your team and business to the next level

Training, Speaking, Marketing & Consulting

Kirsten Ott Palladino is an award-winning writer, editor, speaker, educator and a world-renowned expert in the field of LGBTQ+ inclusivity. Palladino is a sought-after speaker, having shared her expertise on stages from Engage! Luxury Wedding Summits, the Bridal Masterclass, Toss the Bouquet and WIPA to Rising Tide’s Tuesdays Together to the Booked Summit, Wedding Summit Series, Aisle Planner’s Aisle Academy, the White Dress Society Retreat and others as well as providing inclusivity training for Hilton and Loews Hotels.


Learn how to improve your interactions & grow your business.

LGBTQ+ people from around the world agree: We enjoy working with professionals who show us respect, acceptance and empathy, but we do not know who we can trust. You probably think you're doing enough but we promise you, there's much more to being inclusive than just saying yes to LGBTQ+ weddings. Let Equally Wed Pro teach you everything you need to know to make your wedding business more LGBTQ+ inclusive and affirming.

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