Photos: Ten famous same-sex couples who've tied the knot

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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.

Elton John and David Furnish

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Elton John.
"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."

Armistead Maupin and Christopher Turner

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"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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I'm not gay but a person who I will always hold dear to my heart is my deceased uncle . I've mentioned numerous  times about being foster raised & that is SOLELY due to ALL gays and lesbians being  PERVERTS & PREDATORS ! 

I credit my better qualities to my uncle Dennis & I wish he & Bill we're alive to see this day & we could all be a family ! 

Congratulations !!! 

DonkeyHotay topcommenter

Gomer Pyle ??  ...  Well Gooolly, sur-prise, sur-prise, sur-prise!

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@Juan_Leg "that is SOLELY due to ALL gays and lesbians being  PERVERTS & PREDATORS !"

HipTip: more therapy, less bigotry and ignorance.



@DonkeyHotay @Juan_Leg  My uncle was denied custody but was allowed to sign me out for the day & I can honestly say there was NEVER SEXUAL ANYTHING !

I was forced to grow up in an assortment of foster homes . Eight to be exact . He even offered to forfeit all my assistance that went to my 'mommies & daddies', and fully raise me on his own dollar ! I would have lived on the sixth floor of Sherman Towers, facing West . But "NO!", gays & lesbians are ALL PERVERTS & PREDATORS ! I will always be grateful for the state of Colorado 'protecting' me from ever having a home w/ family !!!

I wish Dennis & his partner Bill, were here to celebrate our incredibly stupid and hypocritical Government, FINALLY removing their nose's where they don't belong & are FAR needed elsewhere !

If we made a Top 10 list of Colorado needed Government, nothing to do w/ sexual preference would be anywhere close ... Kinda like the prisoners FINALLY taking a LONG OVER-DUE STAND !!!


I just went back over the entry & aside form my 'steady' grammar mistakes, I can't figure out why & how so many misinterpreted, a salute to my late Uncle Dennis & his Partner Bill,  who both died from A.I.D.S. 

Dennis was the closest thing I ever had for a family & the sate interfered because he was gay ! Automatically, the worst was assumed and acted upon accordingly .


@DonkeyHotay @Juan_Leg  It was TOTAL SARCASM !!! How f'n stupid to believe otherwise !!! Still, we are belittled w/o cause !

Are you the only one to realize this ? Too many DP subscribers 'clogging the Blogs', reciting everything they hear on Fox News !

I easily get along w/ most non-christians & non-Republicans ! The two groups who prevented me from living w/ a gay uncle, deciding I was better off having a youth, consisting of eight 'homes', in addition to my 'NEW' mommies and daddies, w/ brothers & sisters of every race and color at some point or another, included w/ each ...'new home'....

The ONLY way I am able to come close to illustrating how much this new law of interfering w/ American's rights to marry ; It's nearly as much as I'm loving growing & smoking my OWN pot !

The Civil Union Bill was one I watched closely, cheering for my late uncle Dennis & his Life & Beyond Partner, Bill !

Thanks for the heads-up, Hotay . Good looking out, friend . You KNEW where my heart & mind was while I was lost, celebrating the ever-so deserving murder of a Colorado Department of Corruption executive !!!

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@Juan_Leg ... if your original statement "all gays and lesbians are predators" is an attempt at sarcasm it FAILS in the context and manner you deployed it.

Sarcasm in writing is more complex than spoken words, which contain inflection, tone and facial / body language as clues.

When in doubt, don't use it, or try obvious <sarcasm> </sarcasm> tags for the benefit of the readers and to ensure the clarity of your message.


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