Gay People Can Begin Marrying in England and Wales on March 29


The marriage equality law in England and Wales will take effect on March 29, 2014, the BBC reports:

Initially it was thought the first same-sex marriage in England and Wales would not take place until the summer. Couples wishing to be among the first to marry will need to give formal notice of their intention to marry on 13 March. It comes after the government's controversial legislation on the issue received Royal Assent in July. The Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat leaderships all backed the proposals.