• Boy George, Stephen Fry, and Ellen DeGeneres all congratulated Australia on the Yes result. (Dave J Hogan, Randy Holmes, Getty Images.)
LGBTQ+ celebrities have been celebrating and congratulating Australia on this morning's 'Yes' result in the same-sex marriage postal survey.
By
Chloe Sargeant, Michaela Morgan

15 Nov 2017 - 11:22 AM  UPDATED 15 Nov 2017 - 4:04 PM

Australia's LGBTQ+ community has already begun celebrations, and queer celebrities from all over the world are also joining in on congratulating us on our 'Yes' result in the same-sex marriage postal survey.Β 

People including Ian Thorpe, Ellen DeGeneres and Darren Hayes published emotional social media posts, expressing their happiness that Australia had overcome its first major hurdle in the battle for marriage equality.Β 

There are currently results events happening all over Australia - you can check where to join in on the celebrations HERE.Β 

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