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First same-sex couples get married in Switzerland

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The first same-sex couples tied the knot in Switzerland on Friday following a referendum. Among the first to get married were Aline, 46, and Laure, 45, who have been together for 21 years. The couple converted their civil union into marriage at the plush Palais Eynard in Geneva. The Swiss government's plans to finally introduce "marriage for all" were challenged.
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Times of India

First same-sex couples get married in Switzerland

The first same-sex couples tied the knot in Switzerland on Friday following a referendum that changed the landscape for gay rights in the country. Among the first to get married were Aline, 46, and Laure, 45, who have been together for 21 years and converted their civil union into marriage at the plush Palais Eynard in Geneva.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

First same-sex weddings take place in Switzerland

Couples tie the knot nine months after the country voted for marriage for all.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

In Switzerland, first same-sex couples say "I do"

Alois Carnier, 57, and Peter Leu, 67, said "wholeheartedly, I do" to each other on Friday as same-sex marriages became legal in Switzerland.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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CTV News

Couples wed as Swiss same-sex marriage law takes effect

Lesbian and gay couples in Switzerland rejoiced as they legally tied the knot Friday when the rich Alpine nation formally joined many other western European countries in allowing same-sex marriage, with some saying better late than never.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Couples tie knot as Swiss same-sex marriage takes effect

Lesbian and gay couples can now legally tie the knot in Switzerland as the rich Alpine nation has joined many other western European countries allowing same-sex marriage

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Couples wed as Swiss same-sex marriage law takes effect

Lesbian and gay couples in Switzerland rejoiced as they legally tied the knot Friday when the rich Alpine nation formally joined many other western European countries in allowing same-sex marriage, with some saying better late than never.

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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