Twitter erupts in celebration as marriage equality results announced in Australia

So proud of you Australia and so happy to celebrate in #melbourne #voteyes #yes!!!

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The results of the Australian survey for marriage equality have been tallied, with respondents voting overwhelmingly in support of same-sex marriage.

In total, 79.5% of eligible voters participated, with 61.1% voting ‘yes.’

38.4% voted ‘no,’ while the remainder of the votes were unsure.

Needless to say — a victory for equality. Now it’ll be up to parliament to follow through.

Mellissa Davey of the Guardian Australia reports:

And all across Twitter, people are celebrating: