Love Wins: Same-Sex Hollywood Couples that Are Out and Proud


Popular for her entertaining television show, Ellen DeGeneres is one of the Hollywood figures that champion vocally for LGBT rights. Her wife of nearly ten years, Portia De Rossi, is an actress and a model who has made countless appearances on DeGeneres’ show. It’s no wonder audiences admire them, as they show how head-over-heels they are for each other, on-screen and off-screen.

Starting off their relationship in 2004, the couple weren’t excluded from the struggles of being an LGBT couple. But despite the rumors of the couple calling a divorce attorney, DeGeneres and Rossi made through all of the issues and finally got married in 2008.


How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris is married to the talented David Burtka, who appeared in the same television show. After meeting in their mid-twenties, they first started hanging out platonically, going out and talking, day and night. After months of getting to know each other, the two later came out publicly and admitted to being in a relationship.

With their investments and credit cards intact, the two got engaged – secretly – for five years. They made it official in 2014 and now have two children. It seems the couple is as strong as ever, showing no signs of a possible separation!


Bagging Model of the Year at the British Fashion Awards in 2012 and 2014, Cara Delevingne is a model with love life as interesting as her credit reports. Her relationship with musician Annie Clark, better known as St. Vincent, was loved by many and followed by numerous entertainment news companies.

Sadly, the duo hit a rough patch and called it quits in 2016. But that didn’t stop them from collaborating on Clark’s most recent album Masseduction. In both their interviews, the two were open about their ended relationship and were often telling viewers that they will “always be friends.”


Jesse Ferguson’s career skyrocketed thanks to his role as Mitchell Pritchett on Modern Family. In 2013, he married Justin Mikita, a successful attorney. Describing their relationship as the “greatest adventure of my life,” Ferguson continues to be open about their marriage, both online and offline.

The two have consistently made things interesting for them, even on the night of their wedding. Instead of asking for traditional wedding gifts, the couple asked their guests to donate to marriage equality organization Tie The Knot. With hearts that are both fighting for equal rights, it’s no wonder that Ferguson and Mikita are staying as strong and in-love as they did when they first started dating.


It’s been a century of love for English rock legend Elton John and his filmmaker husband David Furnish – and they now have two sons. Their relationship has always been in the limelight for good reasons, as they regularly attended events and fundraisers with their hands interlocked. The couple entered into a civil partnership back in 2005. As soon as same-sex marriage became legal in 2014, they converted their union to a marriage on the same date of their partnership, which was on December 21.

How do they keep their love alive? They write love notes to each other regularly. The couple gives credit to this ritual when asked how they make their marriage work.


Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author Ricky Martin couldn’t have chosen a better way to announce his engagement with painter Jwan Yosef than through The Ellen DeGeneres Show. After six months of dating, the two both knew they wanted a future together, despite Martin’s hesitance to face his sexuality for years.

Later confirming their marriage, Martin is using his platform and relationship to inspire the LGBT community. Now the duo has kids and is striving hard to make them proud and confident. With love and commitment like theirs, it won’t be long before they start investing in home insurance.


Inspiring LGBT advocates George Takei and actor-writer boyfriend Brad Altman stayed true to their commitment, as they dated for 27 years before finally exchanging vows. Prior to their relationship, the two have been actively participating in LGBT organizations and they also met at a running club. While they weren’t open about their sexuality to their peers yet, the two eventually came out and decided to enter a commitment after hitting it off from the start.

In 2009, the couple married in a multicultural ceremony at the Japanese American National Museum. They might have used their investment money as their ceremony featured a Buddhist priest, Native American wedding bands, and a Japanese Koto harp.


In 2011, Former ‘NSYNC member Lance Bass began dating painter and actor Michael Turchin, who he met at a birthday party in Palm Springs. They started with a quiet, private relationship filled with movie date nights and little adventures. After the long dating period, the couple got engaged twice, Lance Bass did two wedding proposals.

Bass and Turchin finally got married in 2014 and their ceremony was broadcasted on Lance Loves Michael: The Lance Bass Wedding. Being the first same-sex couple to get married on cable TV, it seems that the two are keeping the divorce attorney away.


Marriage Equality advocate Cynthia Nixon is famous for appearing in The Sex and The City. Previously in a long-term relationship with her male sweetheart, Nixon had two children and had never dated a woman prior to Marinoni. Despite the hesitance on Nixon’s part, the two eventually went public with their relationship and were met with support from family and friends.

The two got engaged and became parents to a son in 2011 and eventually tied the knot in 2012. They’re both dedicated to improving public schools in New York, alongside their LGBT initiatives. It’s no wonder that these two are blessed with their relationship, as they selflessly give 100 percent of their effort and investment money to causes and advocacies.


It was no less than love at first sight for American fashion designer Tom Ford and his journalist husband Richard Buckley. The two met at a fashion show in 1986 and have been dating since then. After three decades and a four-year-old son, Ford and Buckley remain a power couple that fans still love.

After same-sex marriage was legalized in New York in July 2011, the couple soon tied the knot. However, the two kept it a secret until their revelation in 2014. While no one is sure of their exact date of marriage, it’s certain that these two are prioritizing their happiness to the highest degree.