In photos: 'Love is love' as Yes crowds celebrate win

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 07:54:03 AM. It's a rainbow explosion around Australia as the Yes supporters celebrate victory after 7.8 million people voted in favour of having same-sex marriage legalised.
It's a rainbow explosion around Australia as the Yes supporters celebrate victory after 7.8 million people voted in favour of having same-sex marriage legalised. Photo: Perth: Lathlain couple of more than 10 years, Paul Ainsbury (42) and Patrick Renner (32). Mr Ainsbury said today's result was "validation to finally feel like a first-class citizen like everyone else". (ABC News: James Carmody) Photo: Lismore, NSW: People gathered under a rainbow inflatable to celebrate the result on the north coast of the state. (ABC News: Donna Harper) Photo: Sydney: After the Yes announcement James Brechney proposed to his partner Stuart Hensall at Prince Alfred Park. (ABC News: Riley Stuart) Photo: Melbourne: Couple George and Luke hoped today would give them the same rights as everyone else to marry the person they love. (ABC News: Margaret Burin) Photo: Sydney: Meredith Knight was part of the historic Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978. (ABC News: Riley Stuart) Photo: Perth: Tears of joy for Geoff Bishop and Neil Connery, a West Australian couple who have been together for more than 30 years. (ABC News: James Carmody) Photo: Sydney: Yes campaign volunteers Charlotte Davison (L), from Brisbane and Rebecca Baart, from Sydney, put the finishing touches on their chalk mural at Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills. (ABC News: Riley Stuart) Photo: Melbourne: "It's the end of the national embarrassment time has moved on and we need to move on," 50-year-old Alex Birch (L) said. "It'll determine...Read more
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