Sean Rogan, 19, and Jahed Choudhury, 24, married in a registry office on June 22nd in Walsall, West Midlands. officially legalized same-sex marriage in 2014, after a 2013 parliamentary decision.They wore Islamic dress and used Muslim traditions within the marriage ceremony. Choudhury — who told British newspaper that he grew up in a Bangladeshi Muslim family, and always felt like the “black sheep” in his community — explained that he hopes his marriage to Rogan serves as a positive example to others like them.HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 22: Actress Felicity Jones attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California.(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images) " data-medium-file="https://heavyeditorial.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/gettyimages-4641888821.jpg?
Two grooms have tied the knot in what is believed to be the United Kingdom’s first same-sex Muslim marriage.
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