23 Uplifting Ways People Reacted To Australia’s First Same-Sex Marriages

The Australian Capital Territory has hosted the nation’s first legal same-sex weddings. Australians all let us rejoice!

1. There was happiness.

2. Approval.

5. Approbation.

6. Excitement.

7. Jubilation.

8. Celebration.

9. Openness.

10. Positivity.

11. Encouragement.

12. Support.

13. Endorsement.

14. Advocacy.

15. Championing.

16. Recommendations.

18. Wishfulness.

19. Conviction.

20. Exasperation at opponents of marriage equality.

21. Shock that it’s taken this long to come this far.

22. Defiance.

23. And a strong dose of hate for our conservative Prime Minister.

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Jenna Guillaume is Editor-at-Large for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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