Video: Why the gay marriage victory was so important

The is being posted partly on a congratulatory note - this week the House of Lords backed gay marriage by a majority of 242. This means that same-sex couples should be able to marry by next summer.

The is being posted partly on a congratulatory note – this week the House of Lords backed gay marriage by a majority of 242. This means that same-sex couples should be able to marry by next summer.

In many other parts of the world, however, the fight for equal marriage goes on, including in the United States, where Rhode Island and Delaware have legalised same-sex marriage and Minnesota is likely to follow suit. The total number of US states which now legally recognise same-sex marriage is 12.

The debate is all but over in England and Wales but this video should still be watched if only as a reminder of what was as at stake. It puts all the brain-rotting platitudes about ‘one man and one woman’ into perspective.

 

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