One year ago today, Australia said Yes to marriage equality. In commemoration of the anniversary, we're re-sharing Amy Coopes' reflections on the campaign, the vote, and the strength of LGBTI Australians.

It’s taken three months of divisive campaigning, cost us $122 million and all but paralysed the parliament (those who are left) to confirm what the polls have long shown: Australians are ready for marriage equality.