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10 Gay Celebrities Who Recently Tied the Knot or Got Engaged

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Love is love

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Love is love

These 10 same-sex celebrity couples are leveling up from lovers to spouses. Read on to find out all the deets on the engagements, the weddings and the families these pairs have celebrated. Congratulations to the happy couples!

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Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison

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Jodie Foster & Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster and her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison got married in 2014 after dating for a year. Foster values her privacy above all else, so not much is known about the pair or their relationship, but so far, they're going strong.

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Elton John & David Furnish

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Elton John & David Furnish

These longtime partners met in October of 1993, and it was love at first sight. Twelve years ago, Elton John proposed and the two tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2014. The couple now has two children together and are devoted and loving parents.

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Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

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Melissa Etheridge & Linda Wallem

After being best friends for nine years, Etheridge and Wallem took things to the next level and began dating in 2010. The BFFs were engaged soon after and got married on May 31, 2014 — a date which also happens to be both of their birthdays.

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Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

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Sara Gilbert & Linda Perry

Roseanne alumnus Sara Gilbert got engaged to musician Linda Perry with a cute picnic proposal. Perry enlisted the help of stringed instruments and donned a series of four T-shirts with the question "Will you marry me?" spelled out word by word on each one to pop the question to her longtime girlfriend. Gilbert said yes, and the pair were wed on March 30, 2014, and welcomed a son, Rhodes Emilio Gilbert Perry, shortly after on Feb. 28, 2015. 

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Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

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Ricky Martin & Jwan Yosef

Singer Ricky Martin popped the question to his boyfriend of a year, conceptual artist Jwan Yosef, in late 2016. The pair is planning a vibrant celebration of their love. Their dual heritages will come together to create a wedding to remember, with Martin saying, “This [wedding] is going to be Middle Eastern and Latin crazy all at once. It’s going to be one loud wedding!”


So far, there's no set wedding date. Stay tuned.

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Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

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Samira Wiley & Lauren Morelli

This adorable couple was brought together by hit Netflix series Orange Is The New Black, which is where Wiley, who plays Poussey on the show, met Morelli, a writer for the series. The two announced their engagement on Oct. 4, 2016, and were married in a gorgeous ceremony in Palm Springs on March 25, 2017. 

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Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

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Cheyenne Jackson & Jason Landau

Cheyenne Jackson, who played Danny Baker on 30 Rock, met partner Jason Landau while in rehab for alcohol addiction. The pair married a year later in September of 2014, celebrating their nuptials with an interfaith ceremony which honored both Landau's Jewish heritage and Jackson's Christian beliefs.   

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Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

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Jillian Michaels & Heidi Rhoades

Personal trainer Jillian Michaels chose to publicly pop the question to her longtime partner Heidi Rhoades with whom she has two children, Lu and Phoenix. On the season finale of her show Just Jillian, Michaels proposed to her partner with a sweet video message chronicling their time together. The episode aired March 8, 2016, and wedding plans are in the works. 

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RuPaul & Georges LeBar

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RuPaul & Georges LeBar

Legendary drag queen RuPaul and his partner Georges LeBar have been together for 23 years, but it was only in January of 2017 that the two married.

In an interview with ET  RuPaul revealed that the current political climate may have nudged them toward matrimony, saying, "We are devoted to each other. We don't stand on ceremony. We thought, 'We don't have to get married.' But then, in light of what's happening currently in the world today, what's happening in Washington, we thought, 'You know what? Let's do it.'"

 

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