For the first time in Myanmar a gay couple have publicly declared their relationship. The news was seen as a positive step, but also sparked public outrage.
The couple celebrated their tenth anniversary with a celebration in Yangon in March. Local media picked up the story and rumours of Myanmar's first gay wedding quickly spread. Some people some see the announcement as a big step for the LGBT community. The news however also caused public outrage.
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