6. Amber Laign & Robin Roberts
Talk show host, journalist, and cancer survivor Robin Roberts came out in 2013 with her long-time partner, massage therapist Amber Laign. When they met in 2005, their relationship was a hidden one, but when Roberts wrote an excerpt for Glamour Magazine in 2013, she announced that she had been sharing her life with the woman she described as “the wind beneath my wings”.
The couple has been living together since then and are now engaged. They have also used their platform to raise awareness about gender equality and LGBTQ rights.
5. Jillian Michaels & DeShanna Marie Minuto
Jillian Michaels is not only known for being a fitness guru – she is also an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ community. In 2018, she announced her engagement to DeShanna Marie Minuto, her long-time partner since 2016. Michaels has spoken out about how she values the honest and unapologetic way that Minuto loves and embraces life.
Recently, the couple welcomed their first child together in 2020, a daughter whom they named Lukensia Michaels-Minuto.
4. Adelaide Kane & Marthe Woertman
Australian actress Adelaide Kane is known for roles in series like Reign and Teen Wolf. But it is her relationship with Dutch musician Marthe Woertman that is perhaps one of her most awe-inspiring love stories. The couple met when Woertman was playing music at a restaurant in Amsterdam, and Kane made the daring decision to go up and talk to her.
They have since been inseparable and now share a beautiful home together in Los Angeles.
3. Stacy London & Cat Yezbak
Fashion consultant Stacy London is known for her work on TLC’s What Not To Wear. But her relationship with photographer Cat Yezbak is a testament to true love. The couple met online in 2012 and soon after moved into London’s New York City apartment together.
Two years later, they were married in an intimate ceremony surrounded by their closest family and friends.
2. Heather Turman & Heather Matarazzo
Actresses Heather Turman (The L Word) and Heather Matarazzo (Welcome To The Dollhouse) have been inspiring couples for years with their powerful love story. After meeting in 2010, the couple was inseparable from then on out and moved to New York City together soon after.
In 2019, they got engaged after a romantic proposal at the Empire State Building overlooking Manhattan.
1. Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi
The list would not be complete without mentioning one of Hollywood’s most iconic power couples: Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi. This veteran lesbian couple has been together since 2004 when the two met at a party in Los Angeles. Since then, they got married in 2008 and have been an unstoppable duo ever since. Both DeGeneres and Rossi are cornerstone figures in the LGBTQ community who are continuously championing for equality and acceptance.
These six couples have been inspiring us with their beautiful love throughout the years, showing that can come from anywhere - it just takes a little courage to let it in. Their relationships serve as a reminder of the power of unconditional love, no matter what form it comes in.