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 […]
Newly-weds Sharni and Robyn Edwards-Peoples thank those who campaigned for same sex marriage to be legalised in Northern Ireland after they become the first couple to benefit from the law change. @PA pic.twitter.com/XmMDStDfdi
— David Young (@DavidYoungPA) February 11, 2020
🏳️🌈Congratulations to all the Wee Lesbians (And the rest of the LGBTQ Community!) in Northern Ireland!!
I’m so delighted for you all 🏳️🌈 https://t.co/Amh7aVM0q5
— Nicola Coughlan (@nicolacoughlan) February 12, 2020