Lesbians Make History With Northern Ireland’s First Same-Sex Marriage

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By Tracy E. Gilchrist

Marriage equality became law in Northern Ireland as of January 13, and Sharni Edwards and Robyn Peoples, who’ve been engaged for five years, became the first same-sex couple to legally marry there on Tuesday.

Peoples, 26, and Edwards, 27, intended to celebrate their love with a civil union ceremony if equal marriage had not passed. Now they are part of LGBTQ history there.

“We didn’t […]

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