After passing votes to allow G.ay couple marry, Germany has witness its first Legally married G.ay couple, the men have made history by becoming the first G.ay couple to get married in the country.
The couple Bodo Mende, 60, and partner Karl Kreile, 59, sealed their marital vows with a passionate kiss, publicly. alongside their friends and family.“I’m unbelievably satisfied, this is extremely symbolic to be recognised as a completely normal couple and no longer to have a second-class marriage,” Kreile said after the two cut a slice of rainbow cake.
Mende and Kreile, have both been longtime G.ay marriage campaigners who have been together since 1979, wanted to tie the knot as soon as possible after being among the first to enter a civil partnership back in 2002.
“This is a day we can really call historic,” Angelika Schoettler, mayor of the capital’s Tempelhof-Schoeneberg district, told the pair. “I hope a great many couples will seal a bond for life in this room, or others like it.”.
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