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Still from SBS series Marry Me, marry my family, a documentary series about cross-cultural weddings

SBS is filming new episodes of documentary TV series Marry Me, Marry My Family and they’re encouraging same-sex couples to apply. The show explores what happens when people from two different cultures exchange vows, and how the two families blend their own religions, traditions and cultures. The show’s first season, screened earlier this year, profiled …

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A Brisbane same-sex couple planning to wed in New Zealand have had their request for a wedding cake refused by a baker who told them same-sex ceremonies are against her beliefs. Moe Barr and Sasha Patrick got engaged last year and had planned a wedding for the small northern New Zealand town of Waipu next …

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By Paula Gerber, Monash University It has been six months since Australia declared that marriage is no longer an exclusively heterosexual institution. In that time, approximately 2,500 same-sex couples have been married, with NSW having the most weddings, closely followed by Victoria and Queensland. Many more couples, who married overseas before marriage equality was achieved …

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The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favour of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. But the court’s narrow ruling applied to just the one case and avoided the larger question of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian …

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Long-running Australian soap Neighbours has filmed its first ever same-sex wedding, with gay couple Aaron and David set to make it to the altar in an upcoming episode. The on-again-off-again couple finally got engaged to each other on the beach in scenes screened this month, and this week the show’s cast shot David and Aaron’s …

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One of the first gay grooms on reality TV series Married at First Sight has claimed appearing on the show left him with post-traumatic stress disorder. Craig Roach was one half of the first ever same-sex couple to appear on the show in 2016. He wed Andy Ankers in a non-binding ceremony in New Zealand …

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Australian soap Neighbours will this week move a step closer to the show’s first ever gay wedding. The long-running show’s on-again-off-again gay couple Aaron and David will finally get engaged to each other on the beach in this Friday’s (May 18) episode. Matt Wilson, who plays Aaron, said it was a step he had wanted …

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Adele conducted comedian Alan Carr’s wedding to his partner in January, he has revealed. The Chatty Man host told UK television program This Morning (via Digital Spy) that the singer officiated his wedding to Paul Drayton in the garden of her home in Los Angeles. “She’s known me and Paul for ages, and she said, …

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By Brisbane Powerhouse Love is in the air following the historic “yes” vote and we want to be part of all the loved-up goodness. In celebration of marriage equality, we’re giving one lucky couple the opportunity to win a wedding ceremony and reception at Brisbane Powerhouse as part of MELT: Festival of Queer Arts and …

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Orange Is The New Black stars Lea DeLaria, Danielle Brooks, and Yael Stone crashed a Sydney couple’s wedding recently. Actresses Lea DeLaria (Big Boo), Yael Stone (Lorna Morello) and Danielle Brooks (Taystee) were among the Netflix stars who were in Australia to attend the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade on Saturday night. Local …

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