World Eyes T.O.Nuptials

"Media outlets ranging from Newsweek to The New York Times and Ms. to Mother Jones had representatives among the 80 reporters and photographers who covered yesterday's wedding between two gay couples in Toronto.

There were media representatives from as far away as Virginia, New Mexico, California and even Japan, said Brad Salavitch, media relations coordinator for Metropolitan Community Church."
Michael Clement
The Toronto Sun (Jan.15, 2001)



"To describe the Jan. 14 nuptials of two gay couples as a media frenzy would be the understatement of the year ... Photographs of the wedding were featured in just about every daily newspaper across Canada and throughout the US and overseas. In Toronto, three of the four dailies highlighted the event on their front pages ... many newspapers added editorials about the gay wedding to their news coverage."
Fab, columnist Rob Wilson
January 18, 200



Our marriage - Media Coverage of the Historic Weddings

Media Coverage of the Historic Weddings
Kevn Bourassa & Joe Varnell
Anne & Elaine Vautour
January 14, 2021

Forever and Always - CBC News

CBC - Kevin Bourassa and Joe Varnell Interview on Newsworld (Jan 12, 2021)

Preparations underway for gay marriages (CBC with Video, Jan. 13, 2001)

Clarkson embroiled in Gay Marriage Debate - Globe and Mail (Jan. 15, 2001)

Ontario Won't Register Marriages - CBC (Jan. 16, 2001)

Bishops Criticize Official for Salute to Homosexual Couple (Zenit, Jan. 17, 2001)

I Cry At The Opera Too - Now Magazine (Jan 18, 2021)

Church Conducts Same-Sex Wedding - Christian Week (Jan. 23, 2001)

Bishops Rush In (The Globe and Mail, Jan.24, 2001)

Gay Couples Wed In Canadian First - BBC News (January 15, 2021)

The dangers of form mail (McGill Tribune, Jan 23, 2021)

Same-sex weddings make history (

Same-sex marriages must be recognized by courts (CBC, July 13, 2021)

Wedding days (The Phoenix, June 20, 2021)

High Court in Canada backs marriage (The Washington Post, Dec 10, 2020)

Portuguese Coverage

Casamento Gay
BBC - Brasil

Spanish Coverage

BBC - ¿Hasta que la muerte los separe?


Turkish Coverage

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