Tie the Knot

27 Nov 2013
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Tie the Knot Blog

This month, Tie The Knot was fortunate enough to attend the book release party for Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms by Jason Mitchell. We had an amazing time, and were so thrilled to be a part of this amazing book’s journey!

The author, Jason Mitchell, is the event manager at Soho House New York, a playwright, and resides in New York City. Here’s what Getting Groomed is all about.

To read the …

Events Planner from Plantation writes Getting Groomed

17 Nov 2013
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MIAMI HERALD

BY STEVE ROTHAUS, srothaus@MiamiHerald.com

Jason Mitchell, a New York events planner and playwright who grew up in Plantation, says most gay men haven’t been properly groomed to become grooms.

Last year, Mitchell excitedly looked for how-to books as he planned his own big wedding. But wherever he looked, Mitchell found nothing but frustration.

“I wanted to get one of those handy books with checklists,” he said. “I was very disappointed because all of them were for brides.”

Mitchell’s …

Writing the Book for Gay Grooms

05 Nov 2013
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NY PRESS

by Angela Barbuti

Event planner Jason Mitchell penned the first ever planner for men marrying men

Celeb_Jason Mitchell_optJason Mitchell helps put the “gay” in engagement. At least that’s what he promises in his new book, Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms. The how-to guide definitely delivers by considering the differences and similarities to planning a gay wedding as opposed to a straight one. The beauty of it all, he explains, is the fact that traditions don’t …

Business Profile: Jason Mitchell

23 Oct 2013
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PASSPORT MAGAZINE

Wedding bells are ringing. With the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act earlier this year, more gay and lesbian couples than ever are considering marital vows. Specifically, many gay grooms across the country will embark on unchartered territory, spending a significant amount of time and money to create the perfect wedding experience with very little frame of reference. Enter Jason Mitchell, author of Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms (Chronicle Books, 2013). Mitchell has …

DOMA Unconstitutional: New Book ‘Getting Groomed’ Helps You Plan Your Legal Gay Marriage

26 Jun 2013
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International Business Times

Meet The Author Behind The First Wedding Planning Book For Gay Grooms

Jason Mitchell is the author of ‘Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Grooms’ this is the first book about how to plan a wedding for gay grooms. Planning his own wedding to his now husband Michael, Jason realized all the books he was looking at were for brides not grooms. So he decided to take that gap in the market and create an …

Planning a Wedding With No Bride

03 Jun 2013
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Huffington Post

If you’re a woman who is straight and just got engaged, then you know you have dozens of wedding planning books and guides to pick from. If you’re a gay man — not so much. But guys, you are no longer on your own, as Chronicle Books is getting ready to release Getting Groomed: The Ultimate Wedding Planner for Gay Groomsread more

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