Britain’s most famous surrogate gay dads have hired lawyers to sue the Church of England for the right to a full-blown religious wedding.
Speaking to the Essex Chronicle, which broke the story, Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, 42, that being given the right to marriage but not in the Church of England, was ‘like someone giving me a sweetie with the wrapper on and telling me to suck it’. –
…the Drewitt-Barlows say they have hired lawyers and are pressing ahead –
The couple already had a civil partnership, giving them similar rights to married heterosexuals, in 2006. They became Britain’s first gay surrogate parents in 1999. –
Report dated 02 August 2013 by Tris Reid-Smith GayStarNews