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First church same-sex wedding takes place in England and Wales, at the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in Bournemouth

Darlene Garner (L) and Candy Holmes (R), both are reverends of Metropolitan Community Churches, exchange kisses during their wedding ceremony on the first day same-sex couples were legal to wed under a new law March 9, 2010.

Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto

The home of one of Toronto’s longest running and largest queer Christian congregations, the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) is where Reverend Brent Hawkes denied the violence and the protestors, used the reading of the Banns and performed two same sex wedding ceremonies –acknowledged as the world’s first legal gay marriage.

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