The Queen of England Is Officially More Progressive Than The G.O.P.

Her Majesty, who has seen and been a part of humanitarian efforts for so long, had to make this decision. Besides, she has Corgi’s and that also makes her cool. LLTQ.

Left and Center

Trooping the Colour, 16th June 2007

England and Wales join the fifteen states (Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, South Africa, Sweden and Uruguay) who have all passed comprehensive legislation allowing gay couples to marry. And the best part is that the Queen is totally cool with it:

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II gave final approval Wednesday to Britain’s controversial same-sex marriage bill, bestowing her royal assent as is common to all new laws.

The measure passed its final legislative hurdle on Tuesday when the House of Commons approved the bill allowing same-sex couples to marry in religious and civil ceremonies.

The announcement in the House of Commons of the queen’s action prompted cheers from lawmakers.

Previously, gay and lesbian couples could enter into “civil partnerships” in Britain that carry almost the same rights as marriage. About 50,000 partnerships have been registered since 2005.

Interestingly enough, the bill…

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