News • January 4, 2021

Wedding Venue Refused a Lesbian Couple, Citing Its 'Christian Values'

A lesbian couple in North Carolina are making headlines after a venue refused to host their wedding because they are gay.

Brianna May and Kasey Mayfield were hoping to have their dream wedding at The Warehouse on Ivy, a popular event space in downtown Winston-Salem, but their hopes were shattered when they received an upsetting email from the venue.

"As we would love to have you at our venue, unfortunately we do not host same sex marriage ceremonies," the email read, according to a screenshot shared by May on Facebook. "We do appreciate you considering us."

"If you're wondering how wedding planning is going... Thanks so much to the warehouse on ivy for letting us know we're not welcome," she captioned the post.

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