On June 26th 2015 America finally came to its senses and allowed same-sex couples everywhere to get married. Encouraging more and more LGBT couples to come out of the closet , Hollywood is finally embracing its LGBT history. So, here are eight of the cutest LGBT celebrity couples that are giving us some serious relationship goals.
Number Eight: Jesse Tyler Ferguson And Justin Mikita
Playing the character of openly LGBT character Mitchell Pritchett on the highly successful Modern Family, Jesse Tyler Ferguson has been married to lawyer Justin Mikita since 2013. Married in New York, the ceremony was attended by a variety of famous celebs including Ferguson’s co-stars and Zachary Quinto.
Number Seven: Samira Wiley And Lauren Morelli
After meeting on the set of the Netflix acclaimed show Orange Is The New Black, scriptwriter Morelli was already married (to a man). Questioning her sexuality, Morelli came home from set telling her husband “I’m really worried that I’m gay.” With her marriage eventually ending she began dating OITNB actress Samira Wiley, claiming the top spot for cutest Instagram pictures everywhere.
Number Six: George Takei And Brad Altman
Best known for his role as legend Mr. Sulu in Star Trek, George Takei met his beau in a gay running club that he joined after finishing work on the long-running TV show. Keeping the relationship a secret, George only came out of the closet in 2005 at the tender age of 70 stating, “The world has changed from when I was a young teen feeling ashamed for being gay, the issue of gay marriage is now a political issue. That would have been unthinkable when I was young.”
Number Five: One of the Most Famous LGBT Celebrity Couples – Ellen Degeneres And Portia de Rossi
Having been together since 2004 and tying the knot in 2008, the celebrated chat show host and the stunningly beautiful actress are often pictured looking lovingly into each other’s eyes and declaring their love for each other on screen. Dogged with divorce rumors, Ellen recently claimed, “We’re kind of flattered, because for a while no one cared about us and we thought, ‘Oh, lesbians aren’t worthy of tabloid stories.’ So, now we’re kind of flattered that they care about us.”
Number Four: Jim Parsons And Todd Spiewak
Known for playing Sheldon Cooper in the hit series the Big Bang Theory, Jim Parsons has been with his partner for over 10 years. Receiving an Inspiration Award at the GLSEN respect awards, Parson and Spiewak also have their own production company, That’s Wonderful Productions. How wonderful!
Number Three: Cara Delevingne And St. Vincent
Preferring to keep their romance hidden from the public eye, supermodel Cara and musician St. Vincent (Annie Clark) have been dating since 2015. Often plagued by rumors about moving in together or getting secretly married, the pair threw the rumor mill into overdrive recently when they were spotted wearing matching rings.
Number Two: Ellen Page And Samantha Thomas
Pint-sized Canadian actress Ellen Page came out publicly in 2014 in an emotional speech at the Human Right Campaign’s conference. Dating surfer chick and artist Samantha Thomas for over a year, the two are often pictured painting the town red and openly declaring their love for each other.
Number One: Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka
Labeled as Hollywood’s golden couple, Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka began dating in 2004, eventually marrying in Italy 10 years later. Fathers to adorable twins, Harper and Gideon, the two are famous for posting extremely adorable family-themed photos every year. Handsome, talented and wonderful parents, the pair tick all the boxes for the cutest LGBT couple. Thanks for reading our list of the cutest LGBT celebrity couples!