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"Requiring couples to be heterosexual to enter into marriage cannot be imposed by a legislature because it is a fundamental right," wrote Justice Louise Lemelin. The distinction based on sex "undermines human dignity and denies the applicants' equality rights under section 15 of the Charter," she wrote.
This summer, while their legal action was continuing, a bill allowing same-sex civil unions came into force in Quebec, but the pair rejected this option as a quasi-marriage.