14 Famous Gay Couples Being Cute Together

In honor of NYC's Pride Weekend, here are some things to warm the cockles of your cold, jaded heart.

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1. Ellen Degeneres and Portia De Rossi

More fun here. In a 1997 TIME magazine cover story, Degeneres talked about public curiosity at her coming out. "Let's get beyond this," she encouraged, "and let me get back to what I do. Maybe I'll find something even bigger to do later on. Maybe I'll become black."

11. Sir Elton John and David Furnish


Together with Furnish for about twenty years, Elton John spoke out in favor of gay marriage via the Independent last fall. "There is a world of difference between calling someone your ‘partner’ and calling them your ‘husband’," he wrote. "‘Partner’ is a word that should be preserved for people you play tennis with, or work alongside in business. It doesn’t come close to describing the love that I have for David, and he for me. In contrast, ‘husband’ does."

13. Anderson Cooper and Ben Maisani

Just going for a casual bike ride. In his public coming-out letter to fellow journalist Andrew Sullivan last summer, Cooper explained, "I have given some the mistaken impression that I am trying to hide something – something that makes me uncomfortable, ashamed or even afraid. This is distressing because it is simply not true.”

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