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Uber taxi firm marries gay couples to celebrate Pride

2014-07-05
6a00d8341c730253ef01a73de13730970d (1)Taxi firm Uber offered weddings "on demand" last weekend to celebrate San Francisco Pride - and a year since marriage equality was reinstated in California. On June 28, in addition to using Uber's app to book a regular taxi, couples in San Francisco were offered the chance to receive a free "on-demand marriage". All couples had to do was select 'UberWEDDING' on the app and drop a map pin to wherever they wanted to tie the knot in the city. The company promised to arrange everything, ranging from music to a cake, and even offered a free honeymoon to those that married on the day. Eight couples took advantage of the special offer, including several gay couples, and you can watch a touching video featuring their wedding ceremonies below: Related news: Russell T Davies on gays on TV: ‘There’s still a long way to go’