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30 Famous Gay Couples You Probably Forgot Dated In The First Place

RIP to these gay couples.

1. Sarah Paulson and Cherry Jones

close up of the two

Here they are at the Tony Awards:

close of the two wearing dresses for the event

They broke up in 2009.

Sara holding a dog in her arms and Cherry holding one from their leash

2. Ashley Benson and Cara Delevingne

They dated for two years.

the two with arms around each other at a game

And broke up in 2020.

the two sitting front row at a fashion show

3. Ricky Martin and Carlos Gonzalez Abella

the two with their arms around each other outside

They broke up in early 2014.

the two talking outside

4. Angelina Jolie and Jenny Shimizu

the two with their arms around each other outside

They dated in the mid-'90s.

the two walking down the street

5. Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels

the two smiling for the camera outside

Here they are with Rosie O'Donnell and her ex:

the four posing for a photo at an event

They broke up in 2010.

the two smiling in different directions

6. Kristen Stewart and Stella Maxwell

the two walking and holding hands

The two were on and off dating from 2017–2018:

the two holding hands outside

They allegedly broke up at the end of 2018.

7. Miley Cyrus and Stella Maxwell

the two at the valet

They dated in 2015:

the two walking outside

I'm pretty sure they stopped dating that same year.

Miley walking in front and leading Stella by holding her hand

8. Luke Evans and Jon Kortajarena

the two posing for a photo at an event

Here they are at Paris Fashion Week in 2014:

the two outside smiling

They apparently broke up in 2016 but got together briefly in 2017.

the two sitting at a table together for an event

9. Jane Lynch and Lara Embry

Lara snuggling into Jane as they pose for a photo

Here they are at the Golden Globes:

Jane holding her award with Lara beside her

And they divorced in 2014.

the two on the red carpet

10. Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani

the two holding hands on the red carpet

They co-parent two children.

the two sitting at a table together for an event

And they announced their breakup in 2018.

the two posing

11. Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo

the two on the red carpet

They were married in 2019.

the two on the red carpet

But filed for divorce in 2020.

12. Troye Sivan and Jacob Bixenman

They dated for four years.

the two posing outside at night

And broke up in 2020.

the two sitting together

13. B.D. Wong and Richie Jackson

close up of the two smiling

According to People, they broke up in 2004.

the two at an event

14. Gus Kenworthy and Matt Wilkas

the two holding hands at an event

They were together for almost four years.

close up of the two

And they broke up in 2019.

the two holding hands

15. Sam Smith and Brandon Flynn

the two sitting together at a show

According to US Weekly, they dated for nine months.

the two leaving a place and trying to hide from cameras

And they broke up in 2018.

16. Ross Mathews and Salvador Camarena

close up of the two

According to People, they were together for 10 years.

the two at an event

And they broke up in 2018.

the two at at an event

17. Ireland Baldwin and Angel Haze

the two on the red carpet

They made one public red carpet appearance together at the 2014 VMAs:

And they broke up in 2015.

the two looking intently at each other at the VMAs

18. Cara Delevingne and Michelle Rodriguez

the two having fun as a sports game

They, um, did some interesting things:

the two wearing animal hats in the back of a car

They apparently broke up in 2014.

Michelle leaning in to whisper to Cara

19. Teddy Geiger and Emily Hampshire

the two at an event

They attended the 2019 Grammys together:

the two on the red carpet

And they called off their engagement in 2019.

the two walking down the red carpet

20. Cara Delevingne and St. Vincent

the two posing outside

Here they are at some fashion week event:

the two sitting front row

And they apparently broke up in 2016.

the two at another fashion show

21. Ruby Rose and Jessica Origliasso

the two at an event

They were on and off again in the 2010s.

the two on the red carpet

And they fully broke up in 2018.

22. Lance Bass and Reichen Lehmkuhl

close up of the two

Reichen is probably most well-known for his appearance on the Amazing Race and the A-List: New York.

Reichen giving Lance a forehead kiss

They broke up in 2006.

the two posing together at a casual event

23. Rosie O'Donnell and Kelli Carpenter

close up of the two

They got married in 2004.

the two posing at the sundance film festival

They broke up in 2007.

close up of the two

24. Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche

the two holding hands

They dated in the late '90s.

Ellen looking at Anne

And broke up in 2000.

the two laughing

25. Brad Walsh and Christian Siriano

christian with his arms around brad

According to E!, they separated in 2018.

the two on the red carpet

And they filed for divorce in 2021.

26. Ellen DeGeneres and Alexandra Hedison

the two at an event

According to the Advocate, they dated for almost four years.

the two in sunglasses and suits for the red carpet

And they broke up in 2004.

27. T.R. Knight and Mark Cornelsen

the two holding hands

They broke up in 2009.

28. Sara Gilbert and Linda Perry

the two on the red carpet

They broke up at the end of 2019.

the two with the their arms around each other posing

And their divorce became official in 2021.

29. Zachary Quinto and Miles McMillan

the two in suits for an event

According to E!, they dated for six years.

the two with their arms around each other

And they broke up in 2019.

the two at an event

30. And last but not least, Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson

the two at an event

It appears they started dating in 2008.

Lindsey posing with Samantha as she DJs

And they broke up in 2009.

the two behind the DJ booth

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