September 26, 2021

The 5 Famous LGBT Couples Who Have Been Together Longest

In the community month LGBT, we have given ourselves the task of choosing the 5 celebrity couples who have spent the most time together, whose union was sealed with unbreakable vows of love. Here we leave you our top of the couples that proudly wear the flag of diversity. Love is love.

Elton John and David Furnish: 20 years

(On December 21, 2005, British musician Elton John and David Furnish were married in a civil ceremony at the Guildhall in the city of Windsor, England / AP)

Singer Elton and David met at a dinner party and were introduced by a mutual friend. After the musical composer had been free of addictions for almost a decade, he thought it was necessary to surround himself with people who shared his new and healthy lifestyle and that is how he fell in love with the film director, with whom he has two children in common.

In 2005, the couple married in a civil ceremony, at the Guildhall in Windsor, and then in 2014 when same-sex marriage was legalized in England.

Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner: 50 years together

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(Actress Lily Tomlin and writer Jane Wagner at People’s Screen Actors Guild Awards Gala, January 29, 2017 / Getty Images)

Since the 1970s, Lily and Jane have known what love at first sight was. It all started when the actress approached the writer to ask for her help in developing a character she had to play. “A friend took her to my hotel room and I always say that in two minutes I fell in love with her,” Tomlin told “Variety,” according to “Insider.”

The couple married in 2013.

Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni: 17 years

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The actress Cynthia Nixon Y Christine Marinoni they met in the workplace in 2004. “I had never dated a woman before, I hadn’t even kissed a woman or something, so when we started seeing each other, Christine was still waiting for the other shoe to drop, to come in. panic about what this would mean, “said the” Sex & the city “actress according to Insider. “As if somehow I hadn’t realized that she was a woman, and then she met my mother.”

They got married in 2012 and have a child together.

George Takei and Brad Altman: 40 years together

George Takei y Brad Altman

(Producer Brad Altman and actor George Takei at the 81st Oscars, February 22, 2009 / Getty Images)

The actor George Takei, who rose to fame for her role as’ Hikaru Sulu ‘on the Star Trek show, met her husband in the 1980s at a runners’ club. Then both exercise lovers began training together for 5 and 10 kilometer races and their romance was hidden for 18 years. It was until 2005 that the actor came out of the closet.

Brad is a producer and manager in a company. They got married in 2008.

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia di Rossi: 17 years

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Before Ellen DeGeneres met Portia, he had already had some romances that were very famous: he dated Anne Heche and later with Alexandra Hedison, however, the love of his life was yet to appear. It was in 2004 when Portia and Ellen met and the crush was immediate.

According to Insider, Portia wasn’t ready to “date the world’s most famous lesbian,” as she told Oprah. They got married in 2008.

Why June is Gay Pride Month

It all started when on June 28, 1969 there was a strong confrontation between 150 people who belonged to the LGBT community (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) and the New York police, and this occurred in Greenwich Village, specifically in the space of political resistance. Stonewall, which was also a bar.

A year after this revolt, several LGBT associations began to march in that area and, little by little, their requests and motives for fighting were echoing in various countries around the world. In 1990, the WHO eliminated homosexuality from the list of mental illnesses, years later it did the same with transsexuality.

Mexico also celebrates lgbt pride month, seeing its first marches in 1978 with the Homosexual Front for Revolutionary Action.

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