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Gay celebs and marriage

Updated 11:32 AM ET, Fri October 2, 2015
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Olympic diver Tom Daley, left, and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black flashed their engagement rings at the Pride of Britain awards in September in London. Daley confirmed their engagement this week via his Instagram account. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
David Furnish, left, and Sir Elton John married in December 2014 in Britain. They had a civil partnership ceremony in 2005 after 12 years together. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/FILE
Lance Bass, right, and Michael Turchin wed in December 2014 in Los Angeles. The couple announced their engagement on social media in September 2013 with a shot of Turchin flashing the ring. Instagram.com/lancebass
"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." actress Saffron Burrows, left, revealed in an interview with The Guardian that she eloped with her longtime girlfriend, "Ellen DeGeneres Show" writer Alison Balian, in August 2014. Brian Ach/Getty Images for Amazon Studios
In November 2014, "Will and Grace" star Sean Hayes, right, tied the knot with music producer Scott Icenogle. "Here's a ‪#‎TBT‬ photo of Scotty and me getting married last week," Hayes shared on Facebook. "Took us 8 years but we did it!" Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images/File
"How I Met Your Mother" star Neil Patrick Harris, left, and David Burtka married in Italy in September 2014. The couple, who are parents of twins Gideon Scott and Harper Grace, announced their engagement in 2011. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
"Glee" actor Cheyenne Jackson, left, reportedly married actor Jason Landau on September 2014. According to People, the pair had an outdoor interfaith ceremony at a friend's estate in Encino, California. Jason Kempin/Getty Images for amfAR/File
Melissa Etheridge, left, and Linda Wallem married in May 2014 at San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. The singer tweeted "True love...so blessed. 'By the power invested in me by the state of California...' Thanks" along with a wedding picture of her and Wallem, who is one of the creators of the Showtime series "Nurse Jackie." Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images
Interior design guru Nate Berkus, left, and Jeremiah Brent tied the knot in New York in May 2014. According to People magazine, they held the ceremony at the New York Public Library and are the first same-sex couple to host a wedding at the historic landmark. The pair announced their engagement in April 2013. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Target
Jodie Foster, left, is adept at keeping her private life low-key. The actress quietly wed her girlfriend, photographer Alexandra Hedison, in mid-April 2014. According to E! Online, the couple had been dating for almost a year. Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts/File
Fashion designer Tom Ford, right, and his partner of 28 years, Richard Buckley, are married, the former Gucci craftsman confirmed to Vogue UK. He didn't give details on the nuptials except to acknowledge that they were held in the United States. The couple are parents to a 1-year-old, Alexander John Buckley Ford. Dave M. Benett/Getty Images for Grey Goose
Musician Linda Perry, left, and actress Sara Gilbert married in March 2014, Gilbert announced on her TV show "The Talk." Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD
Columnist Liz Smith broke the news that actress Lily Tomlin, right, rang in 2014 by marrying Jane Wagner, her partner of 42 years, on New Year's Eve. HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images
"Glee" actress Dot-Marie Jones, right, wed longtime girlfriend Bridgett Casteen in December 2013 at their home in Los Angeles. Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil
Former "Family Ties" star Meredith Baxter, left, reportedly tied the knot with girlfriend Nancy Locke in December 2013. According to People magazine, the couple wed in an intimate ceremony in Los Angeles. Baxter, 66, confirmed rumors about her sexuality in 2009, plainly telling the "Today" show, "Yes, I'm a lesbian." Beck Starr/WireImage/File
According to People, former "Grey's Anatomy" star T.R. Knight married Patrick Leahy, his boyfriend of three years, in October 2013. Roger Kisby/Getty Images
Attorney Justin Mikita, left, and "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson announced their engagement in 2012 via their website tietheknot.org and then married in July 2013. Their foundation sells ties with the proceeds going to organizations that support same-sex marriage. The pair have been outspoken about their advocacy. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions
Country star Chely Wright, left, and Lauren Blitzer married in August 2011 and are the parents of identical twin sons, George Samuel and Everett Joseph. Jason Kempin/Getty Images
"Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon, left, started dating activist Christine Marinoni in 2004. The couple got engaged in 2009 and married in 2012. Andrew Kent/Getty Images for Nickelodeon
Several of George Takei's "Star Trek" co-stars attended the ceremony when he married longtime partner Brad Altman, right, in 2008. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Neuro
Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, left, and actress Portia de Rossi married in 2008. De Rossi was granted the right to change her last name to "DeGeneres" by a Los Angeles court in 2010. Kevin Winter/Getty Images