Germans celebrate legalisation of same-sex marriage at Berlin Pride
Thousands of people flocked to the streets of Berlin over the weekend to celebrate Pride.
The 2017 Christopher Street Day (CSD) event was a special one for many German’s as it marked the legalisation of same-sex marriage after the government voted for the legislation.
The bill passed 393 voted to 226 bringing the country into line with the majority of Europe.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier finalised the process by signing the “marriage for all” bill on Thursday.
Despite the rain, people rallied in full force at the CSD march which has been celebrated since 1979.
It’s believed nearly a million people attended the Pride celebrations, including politicians Green Party MP Volker Beck and the Berlin state delegate in charge of the judiciary Dirk Behrendt.