Wedding innovator KATHRYN HAMM is president of, the pioneering online wedding boutique and resource dedicated to serving same-sex couples since 1999. The site offers a community forum, planning articles, and a directory of more than 98,000 LGBTQ-friendly wedding pros.  She is the co-author of The New Art of Capturing Love: The Essential Guide To Lesbian & Gay Wedding Photography, an education expert for WeddingWire, and a nationally-recognized speaker, workshop leader, and consultant for couples and wedding pros. Her perspective has been included in media outlets such as MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports, the New York Times, the Washington Post, ABC News, CNN,  NPR's Tell Me More, the Chicago Tribune, and more. Kathryn has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University and a Masters in Social Work from the Catholic University of America, and she lives with her wife and son in Arlington, Virginia.