Watch: Australia’s Parliament breaks into song as it votes to legalize same-sex marriage

The first same-sex weddings will happen in January. Australian lawmakers have listened to the overwhelming voice of their constituents — and fully legalized same-sex marriage in the country.

“This is Australia: fair, diverse, loving, and filled with respect for everyone,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said prior to the vote, according to CNN. “This is a great day; it belongs to every Australian.”

The House of Representative’s vote happened on Thursday, following a Senate vote from last week to legalize same-sex marriages. Only a tiny minority of four in the House voted against...

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By: Vox - Thursday, 7 December

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