NuVo Condoms Selects Female Military Couple for PrideFest Wedding

FIRST Gay Wedding Ever at NYC PrideFest on June 30, 2013

NEW YORK, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NüVo Condoms selected female military couple, Amanda Ortiz and Rachel Murphy of Texas as the winners of an all expenses paid wedding at this year's NYC PrideFest on June 30, 2013. In honor of the 2nd year anniversary of the legalization of gay marriage in New York, NüVo will be sponsoring the FIRST WEDDING ever at NYC PrideFest.   The contest, hosted on both NüVo Condoms' and Gay Marriage USA's Facebook pages, received an overwhelming response.   You can watch Amanda and Rachel react to winning the contest here:

Rachel Ortiz stated, "We would like to thank NüVo Condoms for giving us this once in a lifetime opportunity. We really want to make a statement, not just for our LGBT brothers and sisters in arms, but equality for all! Everyone deserves the rights we are supposed to have as Americans, civilian and military alike. We cannot wait to share our love and officially become Mrs. & Mrs. Ortiz-Murphy."

Carlo's Bakery will be providing the wedding cake. The Out NYC Hotel, the first gay hotel in NYC, will provide a one-night stay for the couples wedding night. The ceremony at PrideFest will be officiated by Celebrant Kim Kirkley. Catering will be provided by Markie B's Jamaican Cuisine of East Elmhurst, N.Y. Wedding Attire will be designed by fashion designer Mah-Jing Wong, music by Touch of Class DJ, wedding rings provided by Unusual Wedding Rings And More, Marriage Equality Photography will provide wedding photography, Treasured will provide wedding video and Cress Floral Decorators will donate floral arrangements. In addition, NüVo Condoms will be donating $1,000 to the couple to be put towards the honeymoon of their choice.

About NüVo Condoms:

NüVo Condoms is the challenger brand that is making a bang in the condom industry. The urban, edgy packaging promotes NüVo's message of having a positive, fun yet responsible approach to sexuality and sexual relationships. NüVo is committed to making an impact on unwanted pregnancy and the recent rise in STD's by making condoms available to anyone who needs them at a competitive price. 

NüVo Condoms deploys a number of grass roots programs to get the word out about having fun in a safe and responsible manner including: sponsorships, concerts, tailgates, philanthropies and distributing over 500,000 free condoms in 2012 alone. Additionally, NüVo has helped celebrities and athletes such as Justin Bieber, Ashton Kutcher, Jim Thome, Tom Brady and more, stay protected during their "times of need" by providing a generous supply of NüVo Condoms. NüVo Condoms was one of the top sponsors of the 2012 World Series Beer Pong Tournament that took place in early January in Las Vegas. The NüVo Protection Plan has helped NFL quarterbacks, who got sacked the most every week, stay safe and protected with a free supply of NüVo condoms.  NüVo Condoms can be purchased in Duane Reade stores, select Walgreens stores, USA Drug, Navarro, Fred's and regional retail drug chains. Online at,, and

NüVo Condoms are manufactured by NV Healthcare, LLC. 

For more information on NuVo condoms, please visit:

About PrideFest : 

PrideFest is the annual LGBT street fair, bringing together local residents and families, community leaders, and area business owners. Attracting thousands of out-of-state visitors and volunteers, this year's PrideFest marks the 20th annual event. We will continue to combine vendors, entertainers, and community activities for a day of fun celebration of LGBT Pride in the name of equality.

This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are necessary.  

Sunday, June 30, 2013
11 AM - 6 PM
Hudson St. between Abingdon Sq. & West 14th St. 


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