Australian men to be first same-sex couple to marry on Rhodes


A same-sex couple from Australia has reached out to the registry office in Rhodes, Greece to express their interest in marrying on the island.

This follows the historic move where same-sex marriage became legalised in Greece on February 16, 2024.

According to, while awaiting for details on the ceremony and how it will work, the two Australian men look forward to their civil ceremony which will take place against the picturesque backdrop of Rhodes.

The two men from Australia want to marry in Rhodes. Photo: Britannica.

The registry office in Rhodes has since revealed a number of details that come with the marriage ceremony in Greece.

Details vary from the right to insurance of the spouses, to the surname of their future children. The registry office aims to ensure equal rights, reflecting Greece’s commitment to inclusivity.

This Australian couple who will marry in Rhodes have not confirmed a date as yet, but their union will mark a significant step forward in global LGBTQ+ rights.





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