Unbreakable: same-sex unions turn 30 in pioneering Denmark

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Unbreakable: same-sex unions turn 30 in pioneering Denmark

One couple that got hitched on that historic day looks back at the milestone

AFP

Thirty years after Denmark became the first country to allow same-sex couples to register in legal unions, the world has become more accepting. But in 1989, it was a trailblazing move.

“It was a ceremony that takes place every day at city hall,” Ivan Larsen recalls. “But for us, for the first time in history two men could experience this ceremony.”

Larsen had met his partner, psychologist Ove Carlsen, three and a half years earlier...

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