Photo and story by ManAboutWorld Global Correspondent, Michael Siebert
With all the hoopla about France’s vote to become the 14th nation allowing same-sex marriage. Let’s not forget about the 13th. On April 17, 2013 New Zealand lawmakers pass a bill in favor of gay marriage with a wide majority, with 77 votes in favor and 44 against. Gay-rights advocates celebrated outside parliament after the bill was passed, making New Zealand the 13th country to legalize gay marriage.
We covered Auckland, New Zealand in our December 2012 issue. Click here to subscribe and download.