Historical Day for Gays in Austria – Same-Sex Marriages to Be Legalized in 2019

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One more country gained marriage equality – Austrian same-sex couples can finally bond their souls officially. The decision was made on December 4, 2017, but LGBTQI people will be able to marry each other no later than in 2019.

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LGBTQI Revolution

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Austria is a traditionally conservative country, however, it’s Constitutional Court decided to legalize same-sex marriages and said that the latest date when the law would come into force in January 1st, 2019.

Earlier, Australian government allowed same-sex marriages and, probably, inspired countries all over the world to take this necessary step in achieving global understanding.

Austria is 16th European country (the first one were the Netherlands) to allow gay marriages and is 25th country in the world.

Reaction

Various people, both citizens of Austria and world-famous celebrities, didn’t wait to congratulate Austria on this historic day:

An Austrian singer and the winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2014 – Conchita Wurst:

An American rapper and model Milan Christopher:

Dana Regev, a journalist:

An Austrian Ambassador, Martin Weiss:

Just a citizen of Austria:

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