Brisbane lesbian couple become first featured in wedding section of newspaper

A Brisbane lesbian couple have become the first same-sex couple to be featured in the wedding section of a Queensland newspaper.

Lisa Bentley and Melissa McMurray were shocked when they saw that a photo from their civil ceremony had been included in The Sunday Mail.

The pair had sent their photo into the paper, however were not expecting to see it printed.


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It may just be the first time a same-sex couple have been featured in any Australian newspaper weddings section.

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Congrats both looking beautiful. My daughter and her partner are getting married next Feb in New Zealand. Australia really needs to get with the times…… LOVE IS LOVE.