Gay Marriage: When Celebrities Go Public about Their Personal Life

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By Sounak Mukhopadhyay | July 19, 2013 1:30 PM EST

Newcastle partners Trent Kandler and Paul McCarthy are going to Wellington where they will be the first Australian gay couple to get married in New-Zealand. Wellington, that had an active role in the enforcement of the progressive law in the country, will witness this historic event.

Celebrities are no alien to homo-sexual relations. On the other hand, most of them prefer to keep quiet regarding the affair whereas there as some who proudly declare their love. They do not bother about the judgmental society. They even get married to their partner.

David Furnish & Sir Elton John

David Furnish and Sir Elton John got married eight years back. They were one of the pioneers of gay marriage. While Sir John remains as a musical legend in the history. Furnish is a filmmaker of Canadian/British origin. The couple has two children of their own.

Portia de Rossi & Ellen DeGeneres

Portia de Rossi got married to her partner Ellen DeGeneres in 2008. Ellen is a celebrated talk show host whereas Portia is famous for her roles in Ally McBeal and Arrested Development. The Australian-American actress was legally allowed to convert the last name as "DeGeneres" in 2010.

Linda Perry & Sara Gilbert

Sara Gilbert, the American actress who is best known as Darlene in the sitcom Roseanne on ABC, got engaged to Linda Perry earlier this year. Perry is a rock musician from America. Gilbert announced this on her talk show "The Talk".

Chely Wright & Lauren Blitzer

Lauren Blitzer got married to her partner Chely Wright in 2011. Right is an American artist of country music while Blitzer is an advocate for LGBT rights. They are now the proud parents of Everett Joseph and George Samuel, their twin sons.

David Burtka & Neil Harris

David Burtka and Neil Harris got engaged in 2011. While Burtka is an American chef and actor, Harris is an American singer, actor and magician. They have twins now, Harper Grace and Gideon Scott.

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