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Gay marriage passes into law

Gay marriage has officially become law in England and Wales.The Bill, which despite opposition was heavily backed by both MPs and peers, has finished its passage through Parliament.

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PinkNews 'delighted' by same-sex marriage approval

The publisher of PinkNews said they were "delighted" that same-sex marriage in England and Wales has been signed into law.

PinkNews released this picture of the Queen after she gave royal assent to the Bill. Credit: Twitter/@PinkNews

Benjamin Cohen, who also founded the Out4Marriage campaign, said, "Giving gay couples the right to marry will make our nation a more tolerant, open and welcoming place to live in and significantly increase the life prospects of so many people".

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