The couple became well-known advocates who fought for decades to legalize gay marriage.Although they moved in together and had lived in domestic bliss since 1953, it wasn’t until 2004 that they were able to marry in California — a marriage that was later voided by the California Supreme Court.Couples were kissing and crying and racing to the courthouse to tie the knot, some after spending decades in unrecognized relationships. Many activists and advocates paved the way for that historic day, and it was a testament to their courage that the U. As more celebs come out and start families, the media is flooded with cute lesbian couples who show people that love is love, and it’s really as simple as that.
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.“It was just fate, to be honest with you,” she said of that moment.Today, they’re happily married and raising twins, Lucas Claude and Olivia Lou.In October 2015, the couple got married, and in July 2016 they brought home newborn twin boys, Max and Finn.“Once you follow your heart, it’s all of a sudden so easy,” Stephanie said of her journey into Tig’s arms.Actress Jodie Foster made a splash at the 2013 Golden Globes when she came out (though she refrained from using the words “gay” or “lesbian”) in her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. The very next year, she made headlines again by marrying actress and photographer Alexandra Hedison, most famous for playing Dylan Moreland in the Showtimes series “The L Word.” Jodie and Alex are a private couple, preferring to snuggle indoors with their dog Ziggy than play the role of celebrity.Recently, Jodie has taken a step back from acting to focus on spending more time with her wife and kids.Back in 1950, the women met in San Francisco and found they had a lot in common: both were Berkeley grads, bother majored in journalism, and both were interested in political activism.They would go on to found the Daughters of Bilitis, the first social and political organization for lesbians.