British celebs praise gay marriage victory
Stephen Fry, Sue Perkins, and The Saturdays are among the many praising the House of Commons majority for approving marriage equality
Several celebrities have passed on their thoughts after the House of Commons passed same-sex marriage yesterday (5 February).
Here are a few of our favorites:
Whoop!!!!!! 400-175!!!! Now that’s a majority!! A great day in the slow but glorious history of British progress and fairness #GayMarriage
— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) February 5, 2013
Yes! I can get married! Now I just need the legislation to sort out my commitment phobia.
— Sue Perkins (@sueperkins) February 5, 2013
It’s been passed! #equalmarriage
— Scott Mills (@scott_mills) February 5, 2013
I’ve been feeling under the weather for the past three days but the terrific #equalmarriage news has put a smile on my face.
— Matt Edmondson (@MattEdmondson) February 5, 2013
I can’t lie. I have shed a little tear. Team GB I am proud of us. #equalmarriage
— Heather Peace (@heatherpeace) February 5, 2013
You know what? 25 years ago I was on an anti-Clause 28 demo. A generation later a Tory-led gvt introduces an equal marriage bill. Progress.
— Chris Addison (@mrchrisaddison) February 5, 2013
What an important night for equal rights here in the UK! "Been a long time coming" #MarriageEqualityRocks
— The Saturdays (@TheSaturdays) February 5, 2013
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS #EqualMarriage !!! TAKE THAT BIGOTS !!
— Ian watkins (@Ianhwatkins) February 5, 2013
Marry me? X
— russell tovey (@russelltovey) February 5, 2013