Indian Tradition Meets Gay Love In Queer Desi Weddings: PHOTOS

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Marriage equality is a universal concern, as  The Big Fat Indian Wedding illustrated with a recent post spotlighting the weddings of gay people of Indian descent.  While India itself has regressed on LGBT rights—re-criminalizing homosexuality in 2013—queer Desis are tying the knot around the world, demonstrating the power of love over law.

Check out a few examples below, and jump over to Big Fat Indian Wedding for more gorgeous photos.

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Seattle couple Sean and Jono arrived at their ceremony in separate wedding processions (baraats) coming in from opposite sides of the street.

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Photographer Steph Grant captured the L.A. nuptials of Shannon and Seema, who both got mehndi, the henna body art traditionally worn by a bride on her wedding day.

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This  unnamed gay couple was one of the 33 twosomes to get married when Macklemore performed “Same Love” at the 2014 Grammys.