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France: Landmark first same-sex wedding takes place in Montpellier

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  1. this is wonderful! i wish them a lifetime of happiness together

  2. Godric Godricson 29 May 2013, 5:23pm

    I watched ‘live streaming’. Wonderful. Congratulations to them both and to the celebrant.

  3. It was amazing :). Félicititation Bruno & Vincent!

  4. Midnighter 29 May 2013, 5:31pm

    Congrats guys! A great day for you both, and a proud day for France.

  5. CH Brighton 29 May 2013, 5:31pm

    Ca y est! Felicitations, Bruno et Vincent. And France is still standing. No lightening, no earthquake. There’s a great party going on outside Montpellier town hall.

  6. \(^o^)/ BRAVO!!!Wonderful news!All the best!! \(^-^)/

  7. Scott Larsen 29 May 2013, 5:37pm

    France’s national motto: Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, equality, fraternity (brotherhood). France has finally fulfilled its national motto…Until there is another group of citizenry who asks to be treated equality. But today is your day, Bruno and Vincent!

  8. Robert (Kettering) 29 May 2013, 5:38pm

    A great day and congratulations to the happy couple.

    Their happiness and obvious love for each other should shame those MPs and Lords who want to deny the same happiness to Gays and Lesbians in England and World.

    1. Robert (Kettering 29 May 2013, 5:40pm

      I should have said Wales not “world”, sorry Wales….got carried away with the excitement of it all.

  9. Beautiful! Congratulations to the happy couple and France! UK next?

    1. Vee, we think alike in our adjectives! :D Perfect synchronicity :)

  10. Beautiful! Congratulations, Bruno and Vincent! I hope the rest of your life together is as happy as today.

  11. Robert in S. Kensington 29 May 2013, 5:46pm

    Emotional, powerful statement to the bigots among our own opposition.

    Much love and a lifetime of happiness to the beautiful couple.

    Come on, England! Get a move on!

  12. Robert in S. Kensington 29 May 2013, 5:47pm

    Emotional, powerful statement to the bigots among our own opposition.

    Much love and a lifetime of happiness to the beautiful couple.

    Come on, England! Get a move on! We’ve just been outdone by our neighbours across the channel.

  13. How wonderful. I wish them a lifetime of happiness together x

  14. félicitations Bruno et Vincent. J’espère que votre journée a été très spéciale et que votre vie est longue et heureuse ensemble. Beaucoup d’amour. Xx

  15. This is excellent!

    Am I alone in thinking the progression from violent rows over making same-sex marriage legal to the first actual wedding has been remarkably fast?

    1. No, you’re not alone. The process in the UK seems much slower.

  16. The world didn’t end. Angels didn’t come with God’s fury. No one turned to salt. I hope this shows others that it’s fine to give gays full rights.

    1. Robert, thanks! Will go and watch immediately!

      Just the PN article brought a little tear to my eye. The video will probably bring more!

      This really would be a chance for PinkNews to go all-out to share some really good news with us for a change.

  17. Helge Vladimir Tiller 29 May 2013, 6:51pm

    Good Luck, beautiful young men ! In Norwegian: Lykke til, vakre unge menn !

  18. Fantastic news from France

    Merci Beaucoup Monsieur Hollande

    Félicititation Bruno et Vincent!

    1. Why are you thanking Hollande? He didn’t push the bill through. In France it’s known as the Taubira Law after the French Justice Minister, because she’s the one who did all the work.

  19. Peter & Michael 29 May 2013, 7:27pm

    A Wonderful Occasion for Bruno and Vincent, let’s hope we can make this happen in England and Wales in the very near future !!! Trust the French to beat us to Equal Marriage !

  20. A day in history for France and a day of shame : the first pseudo-marriage (or as the Orwellian distorters of language call ‘equal marriage’ .)

    Marriage is the union of one man and one woman – always has been.Call your so-called ‘equal marriage’ gayriage or homoriage (or better Haemorrhage).Male and male , female and female can not be in union – it is a physical impossibility , can’t be consummated , is not unitive – a distorted act as far removed from sex as putting toast in one’s armpit and calling it ‘eating’ (or ‘equal eating’) .Gay sex is a oxymoron – it’s not sex, but a perversion .Just as arm pit ‘eating’ won’t nourish you – disordered acts will remain purposeless and sterile .You can’t compare this as ‘equal’ to married couples .

    1. Go away you sad, miserable squirt!

    2. Why bother commenting on a Gay site if you have so much hatred for us??? Have you nothing better to do with your life???

      1. I don’t have any hatred for people with same-sex attraction (those who label themselves ‘gay’) .True compassion – examine a destructive lifestyle choice , health risks both mental and physical and reject the attempt to make that which is indecent acceptable by state interference. Pseudo-marriage and mock ceremonies are not the answer.It’s not a question of ‘rights’ either .Nothing to stop those with same-sex attraction form getting married – marriage being the union of one man and one woman .

  21. GingerlyColors 30 May 2013, 7:12am

    Good luck and all the best for the future, Vincent and Bruno. I hope that you two will enjoy many happy years together.

  22. I wish both men all the happiness they can have.

    The first of many in France!

  23. On the other hand 30 May 2013, 9:54am

    I watched various channel’s news coverage of this and have to say that the BBC’s, particularly News At 10, was clearly edited in a way to show it in the least favourable light. I have always been a fan of the BBC, but the homophobia of the newsdesk is shameful.

  24. slightlyAmused 13 Jun 2013, 2:44pm

    My husband and I have were married two years ago, here in Toronto. I wish them as much happiness s we enjoy.

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