Meet the first gay couple in Scotland

Always tune in to (adelove.com) for freshest updates.

few hours ago, the first gay wedding ceremonies in Scotland took place on Wednesday just after the stroke of midnight, as two couples tied the knot in Glasgow.

Dressed in kilts, Joe Schofield and Malcolm Brown, both 42, entered the Trades Hall to the sound of bagpipes at 11:30 pm on Tuesday, and after the clock chimed midnight, the formalities got under way.

gay marriage

gay marriage1

They said: “We are very proud to be one of the first couples in Scotland to be able to officially call ourselves husband and husband.

“This is an amazing chapter in Scotland’s history which we are all witnessing and can be proud of.

“Scotland is leading the way in fairness and equality for all, and we would like to thank all those who campaigned so tirelessly for this change.”

 

gay marriage2

gay marriage3

gay marriage4

gay marriage5

gay marriage6

gay marriage7

gay marriage8

gay marriage9

gay marriage10

They exchanged rings and embraced before signing the marriage register. Then Liz Lochead, Scotland’s national poet, read a specially-composed sonnet.

The couple also drank whisky from a quaich, a two-handled vessel often referred to as “the loving cup”, as per the Scottish tradition.

“We’ll go about our lives as normal, except I can confidently and happily say — at last — ‘this is my husband’. That’s great!” Brown told BBC television.

Follow ADELOVE on Twitter

See today’s trending news/entertainment gist below

 

Home Page

Follow ADELOVE on Twitter

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*