Since civil unions have gradually become legal in the most famous areas of the United States, the marriages of gay couples of VIPs who for years had hoped to get married legally have multiplied .

There are those who got married secretly and away from the paparazzi, those who organized an unforgettable party also involving fans and those who had children or adopted them even before bonding forever with their partner .

Happy families, united and finally recognized who tell their story and who are loved perhaps more since they share life and everyday life than when they were single! Think of Ellen Degeneres and Portia de Rossi, one of the most popular gay couples on TV because they are spontaneous and open in living their love .

There is also room for some controversy , such as those around the relationship of Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor, 43 the former and 75 the latter. The subject of the criticism of the couple obviously concerns the age difference between the two women, who have decided to declare themselves happy and ignore external opinions. Brave!

Let’s find out together the stories of these gay couples and their famous outings:

1) Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef

He was and is the sex symbol par excellence when it comes to Latin music and physical prowess. Ricky Martin in 2010 publicly declared to be gay, but the singer has repeatedly revealed the difficulty of acceptance in the first place towards himself. Martin is currently married since January 2018 to his longtime partner Jwan Yosef and is the father of twins.

2) Ellen Degeneres and Portia De Rossi

Ellen Degeneres is a much-loved comedian in the United States and jumped to the top of the most talked-about TV stars when her character claimed to be homosexual during an episode of the “Ellen” series that aired from 1994 to 1998. The episode was the most followed of the whole series , but the actress stated that after her coming out she had a hard time finding new engagements . She today she has a show of her all of her by millions of viewers a day and is happily married to actress Portia de Rossi .

3) Neil Patrick Harris e David Burtka

The beloved “How I met your mother” actor came out in 2006 when his relationship with David Burtka was in the public domain. In 2010 they became parents of twins born to a surrogate mother, when in 2011 they were finally able to get married in Italy, with a splendid ceremony in Perugia .

4) Jodie Foster e Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster is one of the most loved actresses in the Hollywood world. Her coming out to the 2013 Golden Globes moved everyone about her, for the first time the actress opened up publicly about her private life and in the meantime she retired from the profession of actress . After a 20-year relationship with Cydney Bernard and raising two children, in 2014 she married Alexandra Hedison , her new partner.

5) Eva Grimaldi and Imma Battaglia

Among the newly formed gay couples and local VIPs we also find Eva Grimaldi , ex of Gabriel Garko, and Imma Battaglia . The actress and the activist met and esteemed each other immediately. They also brought their relationship on TV during the actress’s participation in L’isola dei Famosi and talked with emotion about their relationship at the dawn of 50 years.

6) Sarah Paulson e Holland Taylor

Back on the scene with “American Horror Story” Sarah Paulson and a well-known actress, who had to fight against prejudices and accusations via social media when formalizing her relationship with Holland Taylor. To make people discuss, the difference in age : the Paulson is 43 years old, the Taylor 30 more. However, the two actresses have distanced themselves from those who judge their relationship and declare themselves happy and in love.

7) Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni

Sex and the City’s unforgettable Miranda Hobbes had two important relationships in her life from 1998 to 2003 with Danny Mozes, the father of her two children. In 2011 she has another child with her new partner Christine Marinoni , with whom she will get married in May 2012, just after the passage of the law in support of civil unions in the State of New York. In recent months, Nixon has announced his run to govern the state in the Democratic party .