Over the past few decades, more and more LGBT people have come out of the closet and started talking out loud about their desires, dreams and goals. People are no longer afraid of talking publicly about sexual identities.
Here are 10 famous LGBTQ+ couples who do not hide their love and give a lot of people hope that the situation of LGBTQ+ people will definitely change for the better:
Elton John & David Furnish
Legendary singer Elton John met his husband, Canadian director David Furnish, in 1993. The singer decided to change his lifestyle, quit alcohol and drugs, meet new people, and it was this decision that led to the meeting of David Furnish, a long-term marriage and 2 children.
Rupaul & Georges LeBar
The legendary host of the Rupaul drag show, RuPaul, met her husband in 1994 at Dance Flora, one of New York’s most prestigious clubs. The couple got married in 2017 and according to various American publications, they have an open relationship, which further contributes to the couple’s long-term and peaceful cohabitation.
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia De Rossi
The American TV anchor met her partner, Portia de Ross, in 2004. Initially Portia hadn’t come out in public, but soon that changed and the couple formally partnered in 2008.
Lilly Tomlin & Jane Wagner
Lilly Tomlin is a legendary American actress, writer, comedian and producer whose career began in the 1960s. The actor met her current wife, screenwriter Jane Wagner in the 70s and they have been together ever since.
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris accidentally met his future husband on one of the streets of New York. At first, he thought that David Burtka was heterosexual, but he was wrong. A few years later, David Burtka proposed to Neil Patrick Harris on the same street. Today the couple has twins.
Cynthia Nixon & Christine Marinoni
Sex in the Big City actress, Cynthia Nixon, met her future wife, Christine Marinon, in 2004. Cynthia had never had a romantic relationship with a woman before and feared it would adversely affect her career. However, the opposite happened and today the couple is happily married.
Sarah Paulson & Holland Taylor
American actress and TV screen star Sarah Paulson met her current partner, Holland Taylor, in 2005. However, both were in a relationship at the time. The couple, 10 years later, had to work together again in 2015, after which their relationship took shape. There is a 32-year age difference between them.
Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison
Oscar-winning American actress and “Lamb Silence” star Jodie Foster met her current wife, photographer and actress Alexandra Hedison in 2013, and the couple got married a year later. The actress is very careful about her personal life and tries not to disclose all the details of her marriage.
Billy Porter & Adam Smith
Pose actor Billy Porter first met his husband, Adam Smith, in 2009 and after a 5-year loyal friendship, a romantic relationship developed between them. The couple got married in June 2017 and are living happily ever after.
Ricki Martin & Jwan Yosef
The Yellow Press has been talking about Ricky Martin’s sexual orientation for many years, the actor officially confirmed the rumors in 2010. The singer met his future husband in 2016. In 2016, he announced on the Ellen DeGeneres show, that they were going to get married. The couple has two children together.