... they should be able to marry anywhere! Stephanie Figarelle and Lela McArthur became the first same-sex pair to wed at the Empire State Building this past Valentine's Day.
New Zealand is on its way to legalizing same-sex marriage, and one Anglican church is all for it. St.-Matthew-in-the-City in Aukland put this one up and it has already been torn by one angry citizen.
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Although gay marriage has no official status in Japan, this week Tokyo Disneyland announced it would begin allowing same-sex couples to wed on their property. This decision came after 27-year-old Koyuki Higashi inquired if it would be permitted for her to marry her partner there. This announcement is considered groundbreaking in a country where homosexuality is still a taboo topic. Via The Guardian:
Higashi and her partner have visited Disneyland to break their good news to Mickey Mouse, but have yet to set a date for the wedding. "Mickey first looked surprised to hear that we are a couple of girls," she said on her blog. "But we said we were there to thank him … and he celebrated with us."
Disney really does make dreams come true!