Here comes the bride, here comes the groom. Only it’s Canada, July 2005, and the bride’s with a bride and the groom with a groom. That’s because after a series of legislative fits and starts, gay marriage had finally received full protection under the law.
Bill C-38, which had passed the previous month in the House of Commons, received Royal Assent on July 20, 10 years ago this month. Happy Pride season, indeed!