Stars Tweet About New York Legalizing Gay Marriage

Following the historic passage of the gay marriage bill in New York late Friday night, celebrities took to Twitter to voice their support.

Ellen DeGeneres: “I'm thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling.”

Lady Gaga: “The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice+equality. Rejoice NY, and propose. We did it!!!"

Russell Simmons: “As a proud New Yorker, I applaud the work of our state gov't and all of the advocates on tonight's vote to legalize same sex marriage.”

Kathy Griffin: “tonight we're all New Yorkers! Straight & gay alike, let's all celebrate marriage #equality. The right side of history!”

John Legend: "Happy that New York passed marriage equality tonight. A victory for human rights. Progress." He later Tweeted, "I guess New York will join 5 other states by descending into "anarchy" now, according to that wide receiver," in reference to former Giants football player David Tyree's remarks about the issue.

Ricky Martin: “Time to celebrate!!! Marriage Equality for NYers! Its about... love!”

Katy Perry: "NEW YORK! I ♥ U! You're OFFICIALLY the coolest place on the planet!"

Joy Behar: "Could not be more thrilled that gay marriage finally passed in NY. Congrats!!!"

Rosie O’Donnell: "happy gays r here again !!!!!"

Neil Patrick Harris: “It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!”


Mandy Moore: MARRIAGE EQUALITY in NEW YORK! What a win and what a way to start the weekend!! California: time to follow suit.

Lance Bass: "BIG BIG DAY FOR OUR FAMLIES 33-29 it passed!!!! Now lets educate people and make sure we make them feel comfortable with why this happened!"

Lindsay Lohan: "GO NY!!!!" Then: "Nice work to Gov. Andrew Cuomo." And then: "Proud to be FROM NY!"

Selected Reading: Twitter, ESPN

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