Their wedding ceremony, first deliberate for New Year’s Day 2022, was postponed due to the Omicron variant. They had been married April 9 in entrance of 72 company on the rooftop of Flannery Exchange, an workplace constructing and occasions venue in downtown Palm Springs, with the San Jacinto Mountains as a backdrop. Tony Bradford, a minister of the Centers for Spiritual Living, officiated.
Beau served as finest canine on the ceremony, which additionally included a second of silence honoring Mr. Taylor’s daughter, Michquel, and remarks by Mr. Goode. Speaking earlier than the grooms and their company, he requested: “What happens when two mature gentlemen, elders of the queer community, decide to get married?”
Answering his personal query, Mr. Goode stated, “The concept of family, the idea, is dignified and uplifted and the whole extended family is brought in to celebrate and to share and to feel the great privilege of being part of something beautiful.”
On This Day
When April 9, 2022
Where Flannery Exchange in Palm Springs, Calif.
The Attire Both grooms wore darkish Tom Ford fits on the ceremony. For the reception that adopted, they turned into classic dinner jackets; Mr. Taylor’s, from Valentino, was silk plaid, and Mr. Vincent’s, from Lanvin, was off-white linen.
The Menu The couple employed Betty Berrysmith, a native Black chef, to put together the meals at their wedding ceremony, a few of which was made with produce that Mr. Taylor purchased at a farmer’s market. An completed prepare dinner, Mr. Taylor additionally made a corn soup that was served as an appetizer. All wines served got here from Black-owned vineyards in California, and the grapefruit and lemon juices utilized in cocktails got here from fruit grown on bushes within the couple’s yard.