'Family sent us hate mail'
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Same-sex marriage: 'Family sent us hate mail'

Jackie and Leslie Johnston travelled from their home in East Belfast to get married at Gretna Green in Scotland.

But, like other same-sex couples, their marriage is not recognised in Northern Ireland - the only part of the UK where same-sex marriage remains illegal.

At least 40 same-sex couples from Northern Ireland were married in the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain in 2016, BBC News NI has learnt.

Video produced by Eve Rosato and Erinn Kerr

  • 04 Jun 2018