The moment Australians learned they’d voted in favor of marriage equality


Australia just voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising same-sex marriage.

Following a non-binding, non-compulsory nationwide postal survey on the matter and a lengthy campaign from both the “Yes” and “No” camps, 61.6 percent of eligible Australians voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage.

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Australians gathered in parks, pubs and huddled on their couches awaiting the news, delivered by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday.

Here’s the moment when Sydney found out, at an event in Surry Hills’ Prince Alfred Park. Read more…

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