A Congressional First

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Longstanding Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank wed his boyfriend Jim Ready on Sunday in Newton, Mass. Frank famously became the first member of congress to declare that he was gay in 1987, and is now the first to be wed to someone of the same sex.

A Marvel-ous Wedding

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This is the cake from the wedding of Scott Everhart and Jason Welker, who planned their wedding to coincide with yesterday's release of Astonishing X-Men #51 in which Northstar marries his partner Kyle.

More cake?

Tokyo Disneyland Says "I Do" to Gay Marriage

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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!

2-Men X-Men Wedding

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Marvel has released the cover of Astonishing X-men #51 in which their first openly-gay character, Northstar, weds longtime boyfriend Kyle. That's nice and all, but I'm more concerned that it looks like Iceman and Storm are totally late to the ceremony! Look guys, just because you're mutants doesn't mean you can just waltz, slide, or fly in whenever you feel like it!

What Are We Waiting For?

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This is my marriage proposal video to the love of my life. I cant imagine anyone telling us we cannot get married!

Turning your proposal into a club track complete with marching band? The proposal bar has just been raised so high I can't even see it anymore. Sorry anybody who was going to pop the question today. Back to the drawing board.

Editor's note: contains mild foul language.

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