Same-sex marriage ‘yes’ vote: How social media reacted

Amid the thousands of social media posts celebrating the ‘yes’ vote in the same-sex marriage survey, there was perhaps a single image that resonated most.

It was of Labor senator Penny Wong, wrapped in a pride flag with tears streaming down her face, seconds after the result was announced.

It cut through the rainbow chorus on Twitter with people sharing the image all saying the same thing: it had them in tears. PENNY WONG CRYING IS A MOOD ALSO I AM CRYING SO OS MUCH pic.twitter老域名购买/gBMtv6zTSP??? love is love is love is love is love is love is lo (@liraels) November 15, 2017If you can read this & watch footage of @SenatorWong as the vote was announced without crying, are you human? https://t苏州夜场招聘/6BItaTrt4A??? Georgina Dent (@georgiedent) November 15, 2017Amazing picture on a very emotional day for many. Penny Wong in the arms of Janet Rice and Louise Pratt. https://t苏州夜场招聘/[email protected]@abcnewspic.twitter老域名购买/kQeHop9q9c??? Henry Belot (@Henry_Belot) November 15, 2017I think this sums it up… the usually unphasable Penny Wong in tears. #MarriageEquality#ssmhttps://t苏州夜场招聘/lQYQ9Ay20f??? Margaret C (@PBearfiftyfive) November 15, 2017The Melbourne reaction #MarriageEqualitypic.twitter老域名购买/4Ye3VOd5NR??? Tom Cowie (@tom_cowie) November 14, 2017# … ???????? #MarriageEquality ???? Love is love, always was love, always will be love.??? kylie minogue (@kylieminogue) November 14, 2017It’s a g’day. Way to go . #MarriageEqualitypic.twitter老域名购买/0tdnBHPAW1??? Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) November 14, 2017Yes!!!!! Congrats ! Every step taken is one closer to World Peace! Love love love you! Proud to be n by association lol ?????????????????? pic.twitter老域名购买/1zO5kSjMS7??? Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) November 14, 2017Yes, Si, Oui ????????????????? Carrie Bickmore (@BickmoreCarrie) November 14, 2017YES!!!!!!!??? Eddie Perfect (@Eddieperfect) November 14, 2017YES!!!!!!!!! #SSMpic.twitter老域名购买/4L1o8mfafi??? Peter Helliar ?????????????? (@pjhelliar) November 14, 2017Love is love.??? Charlie Pickering ???? (@charliepick) November 14, 2017Will be all smiles today.????A post shared by David Hughes (@dhughesy) on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:51pm PST????????????????????YES!! Sometimes to celebrate your country celebrating love, you just have to go in the backyard and fire a rainbow into your head with a homemade rainbow gun. I promise I’m much happier with the result than i look here, there was some residual detergent in my rainbow gun, and some got in my eye. Let the Yestivities commence! (And now can we just finally admit it’s what wants and pass the law). ????????????????A post shared by Hamish Blake (@hamishblakeshotz) on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:12pm PSTScrolling through my feed feels: 15/10 Sneaky lil happy tears at a cafe: 4 #yassss! #lovewins #???? #yesagainA post shared by ZO?? FOSTER BLAKE (@zotheysay) on Nov 14, 2017 at 4:15pm PSTCrying. #humanrightsA post shared by Chrissie Swan (@chrissieswan) on Nov 14, 2017 at 3:06pm PSTIt always has.

It always will. pic.twitter老域名购买/zsRTBDsiO2??? Daniel Andrews (@DanielAndrewsMP) November 14, 2017Yes! Now time to make it law.??? Matthew Guy MP (@MatthewGuyMP) November 14, 201761.6% in favour of SSM is a resounding positive outcome. Debate was reasonably conducted, another good example of democracy at work in . Another discriminatory position about to be removed.??? Jeff Kennett (@jeff_kennett) November 15, 2017Thank you. Thank you so much. ????????????????? Harriet Shing MP (@ShingvWorld) November 14, 2017The results are in! Well done . In political terms 61% = landslide! #YES#MarriageEquality.??? Robert Doyle (@LordMayorMelb) November 14, 2017View from my desk today. #SaidYESpic.twitter老域名购买/58oBmDWL5c??? Robert Doyle (@LordMayorMelb) November 15, 2017Couldn’t be prouder of regional ns. So often misunderstood by political commentators – 15 out of 16 National Party seats voted yes.??? Darren Chester MP (@DarrenChesterMP) November 15, 2017Awesome outcome, now let’s get on with changing the legislation, removing the inequality and showing the world that is inclusive and believe love is love #YesForEqualityhttps://t苏州夜场招聘/M8NqFctNYN??? Philip Dalidakis MP (@philipdalidakis) November 14, 2017Today love has won.

Today is a huge day for our LGBTI family, friends and every n who campaigned for equality.

Love will always win. #MarriageEquality??? Gayle Tierney (@GayleTierney) November 14, 2017Love your work #Ballarat – 70.5% yes ????????????????? Jaala Pulford MP (@JaalaPulford) November 14, 2017They split the difference @philquin. Terrific result ???? pic.twitter老域名购买/et8QAB6lLI??? Martin Pakula (@MartinPakulaMP) November 14, 2017Scientists @EPA_Victoria can confirm that today’s wonderful YES ‘vote’ will have no impact on Victoria’s environment other than more smiles pic.twitter老域名购买/TCCC08KgBN??? EPA CEO Nial Finegan (@NialFinegan) November 14, 2017#MarriageEqualitypic.twitter老域名购买/0lkmRLyLBa??? CFA Updates (@CFA_Updates) November 14, 2017An emphatic result in in the Marriage Postal Survey that supports fundamental equality. Fantastic to be able to move forward! pic.twitter老域名购买/7FfsEFriO6??? John Bradley (@DELWP_Secretary) November 14, 2017

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