After 50 Years Together, Australia's Oldest Gay Couple Will Be Allowed To Wed

Arthur Cheeseman and John Challis plan to tie the knot by January of next year after 50 years together.

Cheeseman is 85 while Challis is 89. The couple will be allowed to wed now since Australia held its historic vote to…

"It (this law) gives us a new dignity, a new status, a new place in society. We are the same as everyone else," Cheeseman stated.