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 Becky Miskimmin

Becky Miskimmin


Becky Miskimmin is the creator and writer behind @Bridesbythesea_NI - an Instagram account dedicated to her (and her partner’s) experience of planning a wedding as part of a same sex couple in Northern Ireland. She’s written a column for Confetti about her experiences planning a wedding as part of a lesbian couple, and more recently has written features for, including breaking down the impact of the first female same sex wedding to be shown in a TV series. Becky has recently launched ‘The Wedvolution’ - a project she is running with wedding celebrant Laura Fitzsimons, which they’ve created to tackle the issues the LGBTQ+ community faces during wedding planning in Northern Ireland.

Articles published by Becky Miskimmin

The One With the Lesbian Wedding: Are Carol & Susan Pivotal or Problematic?
Gay, millennial bride-to-be Becky shares her views on Carol and Susan's same sex wedding in Friends and why she feels conflicted about the ground-breaking moment - can you see it as pivotal and problematic at the same time?
12 Questions We're Always Asked as Same-Sex Brides
Planning Essentials
Becky and Ciara, from Northern Ireland, are set to marry in 2023 at the beautiful Segrave Barns. But what's it really like planning a wedding as a same-sex couple? Becky reveals the 12 questions they're asked the most, and what you should say instead