Gay couple to become the first homosexual newlyweds ONE MINUTE after laws come in

December 12, 2013 | by | 1 Comment

A gay couple will become the first same-sex pair in Britain to get married – ONE MINUTE after new laws come into force.

Phillip Robathan will tie the knot with James Preston at 9.01am on March 29 – the first available time when gay couples can get married in England and Wales.

Phillip, 37, and James, 27, met with a registrar in Brighton on Wednesday moments after equalities minister Maria Miller announced the change in law.

Two gay men in Brighton will become the first in Britain to get married when new laws come in next year

Two gay men in Brighton will become the first in Britain to get married when new laws come in next year

The loved-up couple were given the first available time – one minute after the laws change.

Up until now same-sex couples have only been able to be joined by civil partnership.

Phillip said: “We will be the first gay couple in Britain to get married. We’ll be having a full 45 minute ceremony it’ll be the first ever gay marriage.

“We’re hoping to make it the biggest it can possibly be. It’s going to be a historic day  and for us to be the first makes it even more special.

“It’s a big leap for the gay community because now we will finally have the same rights as a male and female couple. It’s something we’ve been waiting for a long time.”

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  1. Brooklyn Baker says:

    So great same genders are allowed to be married (I’m a lesbian)

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