Photos: Ten famous same-sex couples who've tied the knot
Yesterday, Governor John Hickenlooper signed civil unions into law; for our coverage, click here. In honor of this historic step, we've assembled photos and information about famous same-sex couples who've legally committed to each other, either through marriage ceremonies in areas where doing so is permitted or through civil partnerships. The text comes courtesy of the Partners Task Force for Gay & Lesbian Couples. See our top ten below, in anticipation of many Colorado couples joining them in unions of their own.
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Elton John and David Furnish
"After 12 years together, they joined in a British 'civil partnership' on December 21, 2005. On December 25, 2010, their son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John was born."
Wikipedia Elton John.
Armistead Maupin and Christopher Turner
"Armistead is most well-known for his "Tales of the City," which feature characters that continue in a series of novels. Armistead and Christopher were married in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on February 18, 2007."
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