Brazilian celebrity same-sex wedding video premiered at UN

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One of the brides with one of their daughters. Photo courtesy of Daniela Mercury

A video of a celebrity wedding which took place in Brazil is being premiered at the UN on Friday as part of an event to highlight a decade of progress in Latin America in protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex or LGBTI people.

The video features Daniela Mercury a Brazilian singer who has sold more than 20 million albums.

Ms Mercury divorced her husband and years later married her girlfriend.

She's supporting the UN's Free & Equal campaign for LGBTI equality with the release of the video of their wedding.

Charles Radcliffe chief of global issues at the UN human rights office has been speaking to Daniel Dickinson.

Duration: 3'54"

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