Gay celebrity couples
Elton John and David Furnish, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka, Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry, and more famous same-sex duos, past and present.
Mark Badgley and James Mischka(Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa)
Mark Badgley, left, and James Mischka were together for 28 years before tying the knot in March 2013. The married couple, who are "partners in life and work," together started their own dress label in 1988, Badgley Mischka.
Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani(Credit: Getty Images / Neilson Barnard)
Journalist and TV personality Anderson Cooper, right, and nightclub mogul Benjamin Maisani have reportedly been dating since 2009.
David Hyde Pierce and Brian Hargrove(Credit: AP / Greg Allen)
"Frasier" star David Hyde Pierce, right, and TV writer Brian Hargrove wed after 25 years together, on Oct. 24, 2008.
Jörn Weisbrodt and Rufus Wainwright(Credit: NBC / Peter Kramer )
Art director Jörn Weisbrodt, left, and husband singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright wed in August 2012 in Montauk.
Mario Cantone and Jerry Dixon(Credit: Peter Lau)
Comedian Mario Cantone, right, and musical theater director Jerry Dixon were wed in October 2011 after 20 years of dating.
Wanda Sykes and Alex Sykes(Credit: Getty Images)
Comedian and actress Wanda Sykes, left, and wife Alex Sykes married on Oct. 25, 2008. They have twins together, daughter Olivia Lou and son Lucas Claude.
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent(Credit: Getty Images)
Jeremiah Brent, left, is credited for helping Nate Berkus move on from the loss of partner Fernando Bengoechea, who died in the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka. The interior designers, who married in 2014, have a daughter, Poppy Brent-Berkus, together.
Ryan Murphy and David Miller(Credit: Getty Images)
"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy, right, and husband David Miller were friends for more than 15 years before tying the knot. The couple eventually married in a secret ceremony in July 2012 and have two sons together, Logan Phineas and Ford.
Cheyenne Jackson and Monte Lapka(Credit: Lockerz)
"30 Rock" actor Cheyenne Jackson, right, and Monte Lapka married in 2011 after being together for 11 years. They announced in August 2013 that they had "mutually decided to divorce," according to Us Weekly.
Lance Bass and Michael Turchin(Credit: Getty Images)
'NSYNC's Lance Bass, right, and artist Michael Turchin got engaged in 2013 and married the following year in a December 2014 wedding.
Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem(Credit: Getty Images)
Things took a romantic turn for longtime friends Melissa Etheridge, left, and Linda Wallem, who dated for about four years before getting married on May 31, 2014.
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner(Credit: Getty Images)
Actress-comedian Lily Tomlin, right, married her partner of 42 years, Jane Wagner, on New Year's Eve 2013 in Los Angeles.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita(Credit: Getty Images / Ari Perilstein)
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, left, and lawyer Justin Mikita, who are married, launched the Tie the Knot organization, which advocates for marriage equality for gays and lesbians.
Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry(Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter)
After being together for three years, actress Sara Gilbert, right, and musician Linda Perry married in late March 2014.
Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi(Credit: Getty Images)
Comedian Ellen DeGeneres, right, and actress Portia de Rossi began dating in 2004 and married in 2008.
Jim Parsons and Todd Spiewak(Credit: Getty Images / Charley Gallay)
"The Big Bang Theory" star Jim Parsons, left, has been in a relationship with Todd Spiewak for more than 10 years.
George Takei and Brad Altman(Credit: Getty Images / Larry Busacca)
"Star Trek" actor George Takei, right, and his husband Brad Altman have been together for more than 20 years.
Adam Lambert and Sauli Koskinen(Credit: Getty Images)
Singer Adam Lambert, right, began dating Sauli Koskinen in 2010.
Jane Lynch and Lara Embry(Credit: Getty Images)
"Glee" star Jane Lynch, right, married Lara Embry in 2010. But, alas, the couple split a few years later, finalizing their divorce in October 2014.
Michael Kors and Lance LePere(Credit: Bloomberg)
Fashion designer Michael Kors, right, and television personality Lance LePere married in 2011 after being together for several years.
Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni(Credit: Getty Images )
"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon and activist Christine Marinoni married in 2012 after dating for eight years.
Sir Elton John and David Furnish(Credit: Getty Images / Jewel Samad)
Elton John and David Furnish have been together since 1993 and have a son named Zachary together.
Michelle Rounds, left, and Commack native Rosie O'Donnell began dating in 2011 and eventually married on June 9, 2012, in a private ceremony. But they broke up in November 2014 and finalized their divorce in early 2016.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka(Credit: Getty Images)
Neil Patrick Harris, left, and David Burtka married in Italy in September 2014 after a decade of dating. They're also dads to twins Harper and Gideon, born in 2010.