It took Uniting Church Reverend Ric Holland only about two minutes to place a rainbow-coloured marriage equality sign out the front of St Michael’s Church in Melbourne’s CBD.
By the time he had finished, a crowd of more than a dozen people had gathered at the gates of the Collins Street church.
Standing in the middle of the crowd was a young gay man who asked the reverend: “So, do you reckon you could marry me?”
“I couldn’t help myself, I told him ‘Of course, it would mean a tremendous amount to me to marry you’,” Reverend Holland said.
Full report: The Age