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Lena Dunham’s Selfish Yet Human Essay About Marriage

Lena Dunham is a great woman in so many ways… But sometimes she really needs to take a step back and let others celebrate their wins rather than voicing (and re-voicing) her opinions on them.

Kendall Fisher | July 10, 2015 - 3:53 pm

Ireland Legalizes Gay Marriage by Popular Vote, Celebrities Celebrate on Social Media

Ireland has become the first nation in the world to legalize same-sex marriage by popular vote, and celebrities are overjoyed by the historic decision, expressing their excitement on social media.

Kaitlyn Laurie | May 23, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Watch Lady Gaga Help a Fan Propose to His Boyfriend on Stage

Lady Gaga: Feminist, number-one-album-haver, committed lover, and now, engagement facilitator.

During her artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball show in Manchester, Gaga brought a fan up on stage and watched on as he proposed to his boyfriend. Spoiler alert: he said yes.

Matt Russoniello | October 22, 2014 - 8:30 pm

Is Eminem Giving Up Gay-Bashing Past?

Have gay rights activists found an unlikely friend in Eminem?
The controversial rapper recently voiced his support for gay marriage to the New York Times (via Starpulse):
I think if two people love each other, then what the hell? I think that everyone should have the chance to be equally miserable, if they…

| June 17, 2010 - 11:27 am

Steve-O Fights For Gay Marriage

Former Jackass star Stevo-O is the latest celeb to join the NOH8 Campaign, which fights for gay marriage in California.
In the above image, the 35-year-old comedian puckers up with his bodyguard, Reggie “Big Regg” Pace. In another, there are two Steve-O’s pictured, one in a tux and another in a wedding dress.

Betsy Waldman | July 2, 2009 - 8:00 am

Carrie Prejean to Miss California Pageant: Sue You!

Recently dethroned Miss California USA Carrie Prejean is continuing to fight against what she perceives as a gross miscarriage of justice. And she’s bringing her lawyers into the battle.
Attorneys for Prejean fired off a letter to pageant officials yesterday (view the letter, originally obtained by Extra, here) demanding that the officials “retract the…

Celebuzz | June 19, 2009 - 9:45 am

Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz Join NOH8 to Fight Prop 8

Here’s to betting they can still sing like this!
Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Pete Wentz are the newest celebs to join the NOH8 campaign in the silent protest against Proposition 8, which banned gay marriage in California last November and was recently upheld in court.  
In keeping with the style of the portraits by…

Celebuzz | June 11, 2009 - 6:45 pm

Miss California Carrie Prejean Doesn’t Know Why She Was Fired

Former Miss California Carrie Prejean is lashing out in the media after being stripped of her crown on Wednesday, telling Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush that she’s been done wrong.
Pageant organization K2 Productions, with the blessings of Miss USA head honcho Donald Trump, officially relieved Prejean of her title yesterday, citing numerous instances of…

Celebuzz | June 11, 2009 - 8:45 am

Stars React To Prop 8 Ruling

Yesterday marked a step backwards in the fight for equality in our country, when the California Supreme Court ruled to uphold Prop 8, which makes same-sex marriage illegal in the State of California.
Not suprisingly, many celebs have spoken out against the ruling, which does allow the 18,000 same-sex marriages from the last year…

Betsy Waldman | May 27, 2009 - 6:00 am

Cynthia Nixon Is Engaged

Bust out the champagne; Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon has gotten engaged to her longtime girlfriend, Christine Marinoni, Access Hollywood reports.
Nixon made the announcement on Saturday in New York, during the Love, Peace and Marriage Equality rally, which was held to support New York governor David Paterson’s proposed bill granting legal…

Regan Stephens | May 18, 2009 - 7:59 am

No ‘Carrie Prejean Day’ for Miss California

Sorry, Carrie Prejean. You may have managed to retain your title of Miss California, but there will be no day in your honor in your hometown.
TMZ reports that proposed plans to make June 1 Carrie Prejean Day in San Diego, California—where the beauty queen lives—were shot down pretty quickly and handily on Thursday.

Celebuzz | May 15, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Shanna Moakler Resigns Miss USA Post in Protest

People magazine reports that former Miss USA Shanna Moakler resigned from her post as co-director of the Miss California USA organization on Wednesday, in protest over Tuesday’s decision by Donald Trump to let the current Miss California, Carrie Prejean, retain her crown.
Prejean was in danger of being dethroned because of topless photos that

Celebuzz | May 13, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Miss California Declares Herself a Model Christian

Look out, world; Carrie Prejean says she’s being persecuted!
Miss California Prejean—who caused a ruckus at this year’s Miss USA competition by declaring her negative, “biblically correct” thoughts on gay marriage—says she’s being targeted by foes who’ve attempted to sabotage her by leaking a topless photo of her onto the Internet.
“[M]y comments…

Betsy Waldman | May 5, 2009 - 11:00 am

Shanna Moakler Stands Up for Gay Marriage

Heads up, Carrie Prejean; Shanna Moakler is calling you out!
Little more than a week after the Miss California Prejean shocked the world by blasting the concept of gay marriage during this year’s Miss USA contest, Travis Barker’s ex and former Miss USA Moakler has released an ad championing gay rights.
What’s more,…

Celebuzz | April 29, 2009 - 5:45 pm

Kim Kardashian: vs. Miss California: The Battle Begins

Add another voice to the debate about Miss California Carrie Prejean’s anti-gay marriage remarks.
Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kim Kardashian lays into the beauty-queen contestant in an interview with People magazine, saying that Prejean’s attitude “puts us back.”
“I don’t agree with her narrow-mindedness and neither do a lot of people,”

Celebuzz | April 23, 2009 - 5:45 pm

UPDATE: Michael Phelps Denies Dating Miss California

UPDATE: Despite anything that Carrie Prejeans’ grandmother might say, Michael Phelps tells Us Magazine that he’s not romantically involved with the controversial Miss USA runner-up.
“I’m not dating anybody,” the Olympic swimming champ asserts. “I’m single. My private life stays private.”
Phelps adds that he’s not going to take sides on…

Celebuzz | April 23, 2009 - 12:25 pm

Donald Trump: Miss California Was “Unlucky”

Donald Trump isn’t always known as the most compassionate of men, but he’s extending his sympathy to Miss California, Carrie Prejean.
The real-estate mogul and head of the Miss USA competition tells Fox News that the pageant runner-up has been unfairly treated because of her answer to a judge’s question about gay marriage.

Celebuzz | April 23, 2009 - 11:30 am

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Celebuzz | April 21, 2009 - 2:37 pm

The Purple One Slams Gay Marriage

In an interview with The New Yorker, 50-year-old controlling musical artist Prince expressed views on both liberals and conservatives in the U.S., his own religion and thoughts on the very public debate over gay marriage.”So here’s how it is: you’ve got the Republicans, and basically they want to live according to [the bible],” Prince told

Celebuzz | November 17, 2008 - 12:19 pm
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