As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales, PinkNews takes a look back at our Out4Marriage campaign and some of the most important videos that were released.

Out4Marriage and PinkNews are proud to have been part of the moves towards same-sex marriage in England and Wales. Here are just a small selection of some of the amazing videos we recorded.

Here is an astonishingly powerful video by the founder of Virgin, Sir Richard Branson.

And Hugh Grant

The grandparents of PinkNews founder Benjamin Cohen.

Derren Brown

Stephen Fry

Out4Marriage, launched by PinkNews with the support of partners and volunteers featured videos by politicians, celebrities, religious leaders and ordinary people explaining why they supported changing the law.

Videos also included Deputy Prime Minister Nick CleggHome Secretary Theresa MayMinister for Equality and Culture Secretary Maria Miller;Labour Leader Ed MilibandShadow Chancellor Ed BallsShadow Home Secretary Yvette CooperSir Richard Branson, the Virgin founderthe film star Hugh GrantStephen Frythe actor Simon Callow; the illusionist Derren Brown; The Saturdays girl groupJack Straw, the former Foreign SecretaryCaroline Lucas, the former leader of the Green party; Lynne Featherstone, the Lib Dem Minister; Peter Tatchell, the gay rights campaigner; Lord (Chris) Smith, the first openly gay MP and Rabbi Ariel Friedlander and many, many more.