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As the law came into force allowing same-sex marriage in England and Wales yesterday, a lone man in Wakefield held his own protest against it.
Two gay men from Sheffield have made history by becoming one of the first same sex couples to marry after a change in the law. Kyle and Richie Emerson-Wood celebrated their marriage in a ceremony at the stroke of midnight when the new law came into force.
Jon Hill's report contains flash photography.
Wedding footage courtesy of E.D.E.N Film Productions.
Kyle Emerson and Richie Wood were one of the first same-sex couples in the Uk to get married by taking advantage of a new marriage law which came into force today. They tied the knot in front of friends and family at Sheffield Town Hall at midnight.
Footage courtesy of E.D.E.N Film Productions.
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David Cameron has hailed the first same-sex marriages in England and Wales as sending a "powerful message" about equality in Britain.
The law changed at midnight, with a number of gay couples vying to claim the title of being the first to be married in Britain by trying to time it perfectly so their vows were said just seconds after the clock struck 12.
The Prime Minister said the reform was necessary because "when people's love is divided by law, it is that law that needs to change".
Writing in Pink News he said "this weekend is an important moment for our country" because "we will at last have equal marriage in our country".