Samantha happily attends movie premieres while Ellen eagerly goes to her girlfriend’s art gallery installations.It doesn’t matter if they’re walking their dog around the neighborhood or strolling through the streets of Rome, Ellen and Samantha seem to always be holding hands.
I remember watching the news that day in awe — so many people came out to cheer and wave rainbow flags. Oftentimes, lesbian celebrities — whether they intend to or not — play an important role in normalizing same-sex couples.
Supreme Court brought joy to LGBT people across the nation when it legalized same-sex marriage.
“Del would leave her shoes in the middle of the room, and I’d throw them out the window.” When Wanda Sykes came out at a Las Vegas Proposition 8 rally in 2008, she said she felt like a unicorn — a lesbian of color.
Then in 2009 when she became a mom with her wife Alex Sykes, she found her place.
“Alex is taking care of everything that goes in, and I handle everything that comes out,” Wanda joked.
Though their schedules are tight, this cute lesbian couple always carves out time to spend together.
It all unfolded gradually on camera as a close friendship became something more.
“I was falling in love with her,” Stephanie recalled, “and I didn’t know how to identify it because I thought I was straight.” The pair felt comfortable teasing each other from the get-go, never taking offense to any joke.
“It was just fate, to be honest with you,” she said of that moment.