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The Dutch went first in 2001; who has same-sex marriage now?

Apr. 01, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Twenty years ago, just after the stroke of midnight on April 1, the mayor of Amsterdam married four couples in City Hall as the Netherlands became the first country in the world with legalized same-sex marriages. "There are two reasons to rejoice,″...

Pink cake on canals: Amsterdam celebrates same-sex weddings

Apr. 01, 2021 09:20 AM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A huge inflatable pink cake with candles spouting rainbow flames glided through Amsterdam's canals Thursday as the Dutch capital celebrated the 20th anniversary of the world's first legal same-sex marriages. But even as the city marked the milestone in...