Gay penguins — better get ready! Marriage equality is coming to Antarctica! Seriously, though — this is pretty cool news; the United Kingdom has just announced plans to make sure the British Antarctic Territory will have the same laws as the rest of the United Kingdom, which, of course, includes marriage equality. We’ve got more marriage equality news in our monthly look!
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