Gay marriage becomes a reality in England and Wales. Is NI being left behind or taking a stand?
From tomorrow, Saturday 29th March, marriage for same-sex couples will be allowed for the first time in England and Wales. It's after MPs voted it into law last year.
Scotland's same-sex marriage bill was passed last month,the first Scottish gay marriages will happen in the autumn.
But in Northern Ireland it is still illegal for same sex couples to marry.
Benjamin Cohen from Pink News and Peter Lynas from the Evangelical Alliance discuss