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This is a trope about fictional portrayals of gay men's weddings, in which one of them will invariably be wearing a white tuxedo, and the other a black tuxedo. The reason for this trope is that a white tuxedo functions as a man's take on the bride's white dress. Sometimes, a GenderFlip will be seen in which two women marry and one of them, usually a ButchLesbian, wears [[{{Bifauxnen}} a black tuxedo, pantsuit, or skirt suit]] while the other, often a LipstickLesbian, wears a traditional wedding dress.

There's some TruthInTelevision to this, but many gay couples in RealLife avoid this simply by dressing the same or at least not following the black/white dynamic. But since there's no clear-cut image in the mainstream consciousness of what a gay wedding is suppose to look like, such couples arguably have more freedom than straights in picking and choosing which traditions to keep or discard.



[[folder:Comic Books]]
* Midnighter wore a white version of his costume when he married Apollo in ''ComicBook/TheAuthority.'' They also tend to be drawn in outfits like this in fanart, but with the colors reversed, since their uniforms are white and black.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/SexAndTheCity2'' uses this in the wedding of the main characters' two {{Gay Best Friend}}s.
* ''Film/INowPronounceYouChuckAndLarry''
* Strange variant in the ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'', when a wedding march plays and Rocky and Frank N. Furter walk off to Rocky's room together. Frank N. Furter is wearing female lingerie, and Rocky is wearing male.
* In ''Film/BabyMama'', a small child asks what a lesbian is and is told it's "a woman who wears pants to her wedding."
* ''Film/{{Bruno}}'': When Brüno winds up with his assistant, Lutz, at the end of the film, a photo of the two of them in white tuxes holding their adopted black son OJ, is hanging in their house.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/NoahsArc'': A variant in the movie, the tuxes are light gray.
* ''Series/HappyEndings'': Eric wore one to his wedding with Derrick. Oddly enough, Derrick is by far the more effeminate, yet was wearing a conventional black suit.
* Averted on ''Series/{{Glee}}'': Kurt and Blaine were both wearing white suits to Brittany and Santana's wedding since they were part of the wedding party. But when they last minute decide to get married and make it a double wedding, they both change into black (albeit different) tuxes.
* Averted on ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'', where Scott and Leon both wear black suits for their wedding.
* GenderFlipped on ''Series/TheLastManOnEarth''. When Gail and Erica get married, Gail wears a black dress.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV'' allows players to marry each other in an Eternal Bond. Since two players of the same gender can be wed, they can choose whatever colors they want for their tux or dress.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* Averted, or maybe doubled, in ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent'', with the marriage of [[spoiler:Henry and Maurice.]] Both grooms are in white.
* PlayedWith in ''Webcomic/{{Shortpacked}}:'' Robin is the "groom" of her and Leslie's wedding, and wears what looks like a white tuxedo top with a skirt, [[http://www.shortpacked.com/index.php?id=2159 seen in the last panel]].
* While Lisa wears a wedding dress when she and Ally get married in ''Webcomic/{{Sunstone}}'', Ally opts for a a very smart-looking white skirt-suit with white nylons and heels.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Inverted in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'': Big Gay Al and Mr. Slave ''both'' wear dresses when they get married.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', Patty [[spoiler: nearly]] gets married in a suit, while her bride [[spoiler: really a cross-dressing man]] wears a dress.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* Creator/EllenDeGeneres wore one at her wedding to Creator/PortiaDeRossi.