Mayor Jean Vila of the French town Cabestany officiated the marriage of a gay couple yesterday. National law in France allows for same-sex couples to enter into civil unions, but not marriages.
“To outlaw homosexual marriage is to deny the reality of thousands of homosexual couples,” he said after the ceremony, held in the Cabestany City Hall. “This decision to join these two people for me is an act of anger and revolt in the face of the authorities’ refusal to legitimize such unions.” He did not enter the marriage in the official registry, however, to avoid the possibility of annulment.
Show ‘em how it’s done.
Gavin Newsom in all his hotness beat you to this punch by 7 years.