I remember watching the news that day in awe — so many people came out to cheer and wave rainbow flags. Oftentimes, lesbian celebrities — whether they intend to or not — play an important role in normalizing same-sex couples.
Supreme Court brought joy to LGBT people across the nation when it legalized same-sex marriage.
It all unfolded gradually on camera as a close friendship became something more.
“I was falling in love with her,” Stephanie recalled, “and I didn’t know how to identify it because I thought I was straight.” The pair felt comfortable teasing each other from the get-go, never taking offense to any joke.
The couple became well-known advocates who fought for decades to legalize gay marriage.
Although they moved in together and had lived in domestic bliss since 1953, it wasn’t until 2004 that they were able to marry in California — a marriage that was later voided by the California Supreme Court.
“Alex is taking care of everything that goes in, and I handle everything that comes out,” Wanda joked.
Though their schedules are tight, this cute lesbian couple always carves out time to spend together.
At age 31, Lauren is now able to live openly and authentically with her partner as they walk hand-in-hand on the beach or attend awards shows decked out in elegant gowns. “I’m happy in a way I don’t think I’ve ever been.” This dynamic pair enjoys hockey, surfing, and sharing outdoor adventures.
Ellen said what’s great about their relationship is the support for each other’s booming careers.
Couples were kissing and crying and racing to the courthouse to tie the knot, some after spending decades in unrecognized relationships. Many activists and advocates paved the way for that historic day, and it was a testament to their courage that the U. As more celebs come out and start families, the media is flooded with cute lesbian couples who show people that love is love, and it’s really as simple as that.
To celebrate being out and being in love, we thought we’d share with you a list of the top 16 famous lesbian couples whose romantic stories tug at the heartstrings.
“Del would leave her shoes in the middle of the room, and I’d throw them out the window.” When Wanda Sykes came out at a Las Vegas Proposition 8 rally in 2008, she said she felt like a unicorn — a lesbian of color.