Until May 18, 2013, same-sex marriage was illegal in France. Watch to find out how these couples challenged that law, one gay video chat at a time. Make sure you have tissues on hand at 1:39 when it starts to rain on your face.
Note: These symbolic marriages were not legally binding, but rumor has it all the couples in the video have plans to get legally married as well. For more on same-sex marriage in France, watch France's first gay newlyweds get hitched in late May 2013.