U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last week in favour of same-sex marriage is causing other countries to push for the same.
Yesterday, andhad a political, unofficial ceremony in Beijing as a bid for the legalization of same-sex marriage in China.
Gay marriage is not legalized in China and homosexuality is still viewed asa taboo by many Chinese people.
In fact, for many years, being gay was considered a mental illness by the national Chinese psychiatric association, this stopped in 2001.
One of the brides, , is an activist; she was arrested with four other feminist activists in Beijing on International Women's Day
She has also been arrested for planning to hand out stickers that called on the police to take further actions against sexual harassment.