Gay couple from LGBT migrant caravan marry in Tijuana
A gay couple from an LGBT+ migrant caravan from central America married in an emotional ceremony in Tijuana.
Pedro and Erick tied the knot in front of journalists and human rights workers on Saturday.
Freelance journalist Sarah Kinosian, who is based in central American, shared a video of the pair kissing after the wedding.
She wrote: “Congrats to Erick and Pedro! The first LGBT+ couple of seven from the migrant caravan to get married today.”
The ceremony was officiated by two women and appears to have taken place in front of a rainbow backdrop.
The men are overcome with emotion as they hug in front of onlookers.
Congrats to Erick and Pedro! The first LGBT couple of 7 from the migrant caravan to get married today. pic.twitter.com/6t3Snt6jZV
— Sarah Kinosian (@skinosian) November 18, 2018
Hundreds of central American migrants reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana after travelling across the country.
LGBT migrant caravan
A group of LGBT+ migrants broke away from the larger group in Mexico City, the BBC reported.
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