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!

TDW Geek: X-Marriage IRL of the Day

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At this year's Dragon*Con, Redditor GreenArrowFL not only re-enacted one of the biggest covers in Marvel history, he also married his boyfriend of 20 years in the process.

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Apple-y Ever After from Ben & Jerry's

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Ben & Jerry's has renamed their apple pie flavor to "Apple-y Ever After" in support of same-sex marriage. As if I needed another excuse to buy a pint...

If They Can Marry Here

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... 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.

Pundit Kitchen: Controversial Gay Marriage Billboard in New Zealand

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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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