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Thanks, South Africa!

Yesterday, the South African parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage!

Already one of the most progressive governments in the world, with gay and lesbian civil rights protected in the constitution, South Africa has taken that last step to full equality with this act.

One of my favorite comments from their legislative debates on it was this:

Defence Minister Mosiuoa Lekota said same-sex unions or same-sex marriages should be afforded similar space as heterosexual marriages “in the sunshine of democracy”.

The sunshine of democracy. Don’t you wish you lived somewhere that could be described as the sunshine of democracy?

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  1. Yay South Africa!
    Have you seen this?

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