Twitter users around the world have greeted news that the Queen this afternoon gave royal assent to legislation that will allow gay couples to marry in the UK. Here's a taster of the carnival online...
Gay marriage is legal. Congratulations to all those members of the aggressive homosexual community.— Harry Cole (@MrHarryCole) July 17, 2013
Why wouldn't a Queen approve of gay marriage? #England—> GrandLBush (Dave P) (@Schraderbrau88) July 17, 2013
The royal baby will be born into a country where a first-born daughter can be Queen and gay marriage is legal. It's a start.— Kaya Burgess (Times) (@kayaburgess) July 17, 2013
Well done England!!! Come on Australia, the rest of the world is recognizing gay marriage why can't we??— Laura P!nkCheesecake (@lauraloves_Pink) July 17, 2013
Great Britain's symbol of tradition and general old-timeyness is now officially more progressive than the GOP http://t.co/esjJccWI1D— Vayne Ong (@vayne_o) July 17, 2013