A law legalizing same-sex marriage came into effect in England and Wales at midnight, the final stage in a long fight for equality.
ABOVE: Nikki Pettit, center, and Tanya Ward are showered with confetti after their wedding ceremony in Brighton, southern England on Saturday.
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Phil Robathan and James Preston hold hands during their wedding ceremony in Brighton, southern England, on Saturday.
First published March 29 2014, 8:04 AM