October 27, 2012
KIRO Television featured One Love Seattle on the 5 p.m. news the evening after the showcase. Jenny Harding was interviewed about the importance of selecting wedding vendors who support marriage equality while delivering an exceptional product or service.
October 30, 2012
“[The One Love wedding showcase] was developed in light of this hopeful time and sought to provide all couples with the resources to turn their ideal wedding into a reality.”
The Seattle Lesbian ran a post-event article detailing the success of the showcase. Emphasis was placed on Referendum 74 and the opportunities that the showcase presented for same-sex couples.
October 25, 2012
“Vendors were invited to be here based on their professionalism, quality of service or product, and involvement and support in the LGBT community,” Harding said. One Love will provide one-stop shopping for brides and grooms of every inclination.”
The Capitol Hill Times ran a preview piece two days before the showcase. This article invited community members to the event to find wedding vendors that support their values. The article was also featured as the front-page story for the print edition of the times.
October 25, 2012
“Referendum 74 brings the hope that same-sex couples in Washington State may soon be able to tie the knot. With this new territory in mind, Jenny Harding, organizer of the One Love Wedding Showcase, hopes to create a place where all couples feel welcome to begin planning a life together.”
The Seattle Lesbian ran a preview piece two days before the showcase. This piece focused on the discrimination that many same-sex couples face during the wedding-planning process, and helped readers to understand the event’s mission of creating a safe place for couples to plan their life together.