Today marks the fifth anniversary of the House of Commons vote in favour of same-sex marriage. The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill passed its second reading by a vote of to half a decade.
The first same-sex weddings have taken place after gay marriage became legal in England and Wales at midnight. Politicians from the main parties have hailed the change in the law.
Here's everything you need to know about same-sex marriage legislation, and when equality came about for UK and Australia As campaigners battle to get same-sex marriages passed through government. The Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill completed its historic journey through Parliament by receiving Royal Assent today, officially making it law. Women and Equalities Minister Maria Miller also.
The first same-sex marriage at an Anglican church in the UK is expected to take place in Glasgow later this summer.. St Mary’s Cathedral has become the first in the country to be given.
Dec 22, · Same-sex marriage, the practice of marriage between two men or between two women. Although same-sex marriage has been regulated through law, religion, and custom in most countries of the world, the legal and social responses have ranged from celebration on the one hand to .