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Australia Marks 1-Year Anniversary of Landmark Gay Marriage Vote

It has been a year since Australians voted to legalize gay marriage in a historic postal ballot. Almost 5,500 same-sex weddings have taken place in the past year since marriage in Australia was redefined as "a union of two people," despite fierce opposition from religious and conservative groups. Sixty-two percent of Australians supported same-sex marriage in a nonbinding postal vote.    Ban-Foo Leong marched with his partner in Sydney to celebrate the historic...

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