When you get down to the heart of things, love is love. So what you write to an LGBTQ (or queer) couple may end up sounding a lot like what you’d write to a straight cisgender couple (where both identify with the biological sex they were assigned at birth). And that’s helpful to know going in, because it means you can find even more inspiration in these other articles on what to write in wedding and shower cards.
Of course, you might choose to tailor what you write to the couple’s LGBTQ identity through word choices, or with a message of support or pride. Or you might want to use your message to welcome a family member’s same-sex partner. The way you make your message specific can be small and subtle or big and all-out. Whatever your preferred style, keep reading for writing tips and inspiration, potential pitfalls to avoid and message examples to inspire you.