The rainbow goes Down Under: Australia becomes 26th nation to legalise same-sex marriage

Australians voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage in a national survey, paving the way for legislation to make the country the 26th nation to formalise the unions and sparking colourful celebrations on Wednesday.

Thousands of people gathered in a central Sydney park, some wearing wedding dresses and sequined suits, broke into a loud cheer, hugged and cried as Australia's chief statistician revealed live over a big screen that 61.6 percent of voters favoured marriage equality, with 38.4 percent against.

The voluntary poll is non-binding but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull immediately said...

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By: DNA India - Tuesday, 14 November

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