At age 31, Lauren is now able to live openly and authentically with her partner as they walk hand-in-hand on the beach or attend awards shows decked out in elegant gowns. “I’m happy in a way I don’t think I’ve ever been.” This dynamic pair enjoys hockey, surfing, and sharing outdoor adventures.Ellen said what’s great about their relationship is the support for each other’s booming careers.
In October 2015, the couple got married, and in July 2016 they brought home newborn twin boys, Max and Finn.“Once you follow your heart, it’s all of a sudden so easy,” Stephanie said of her journey into Tig’s arms.It all unfolded gradually on camera as a close friendship became something more.“I was falling in love with her,” Stephanie recalled, “and I didn’t know how to identify it because I thought I was straight.” The pair felt comfortable teasing each other from the get-go, never taking offense to any joke.“It was just fate, to be honest with you,” she said of that moment.
Today, they’re happily married and raising twins, Lucas Claude and Olivia Lou. I remember watching the news that day in awe — so many people came out to cheer and wave rainbow flags. Oftentimes, lesbian celebrities — whether they intend to or not — play an important role in normalizing same-sex couples. Supreme Court brought joy to LGBT people across the nation when it legalized same-sex marriage.Back in 1950, the women met in San Francisco and found they had a lot in common: both were Berkeley grads, bother majored in journalism, and both were interested in political activism.They would go on to found the Daughters of Bilitis, the first social and political organization for lesbians.“Walking down the red carpet holding my girlfriend’s hand is pretty special,” Ellen said.