Hollywood is the first place to openly accept gay and lesbians. It was an unconventional place for unconventional people and ideas. It shocked the world but the LGBT community celebrated. But that was only the beginning.
Fast forward today, more and more celebrities are coming out of the closet and it is being celebrated. Same-sex marriage is also at an all-time high. It was considered as a milestone and a right to be exercised. Although it may not be everybody’s cup of tea, we can’t deny the rise of the LGBT community, not just in Hollywood but around the world. These celebrities are considered as a role model.
Want to know who these Hollywood LGBT power couples are? Read on to find out. It might just surprise you.
20. Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi
Dory has found her soul mate. The couple has been together for 11 years and married for eight years. Both have successful careers and is considered as one of Hollywood’s LGBT power couples.
But before finding each other, the Ally McBeal star Portia De Rossi had a series of relationships and including a marriage with Mel Metcalfe. Initially, Portia was skeptical about being openly gay due to professional reasons but she ultimately stepped out. Portia even legally changed her name to Portia Lee James DeGeneres. Ellen and Portia met backstage during an award’s function and the rest is history.