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Lea DeLaria announces engagement to longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless

Friday, February 6, 2015
Lea DeLaria and Chelsea Fairless, in a photo posted to Facebook and Instagram announcing their engagement.
"Orange is the New Black" star Lea DeLaria is off the market. The actress, singer and comedienne made the announcement Friday that she is marrying longtime girlfriend Chelsea Fairless. [...]

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Michael Sam, partner Vito Cammisano get engaged while vacationing in Italy

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Michale Samand Vito Cammisano, in a photo posted to Instagram by Sam on Jan. 6, 2015, while the couple was vacationing in Italy.
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafter in the NFL, is set to marry longtime boyfriend, Vito Cammisano. The couple got engaged this week while vacationing in Rome, according to reports. [...]

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Iconic jeweler Tiffany & Co. features first same-sex engagement ad campaign

Friday, January 9, 2015
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For the first time, iconic jeweler Tiffany & Co. is featuring a same-sex couple in an engagement rings advertising campaign, and the two men featured are not professional models, but a real-life New York City couple. [...]

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Sean Hayes is engaged

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
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Sean Hayes is engaged to his longtime partner, music producer Scott Icenogle. A representative of the Will & Grace actor confirmed rumors that have been swirling since Hayes was spotted wearing the band Monday on CBS’s The Talk. [...]

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Martina Navratilova proposal broadcast on big screen at US Open

Saturday, September 6, 2014
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NEW YORK -- Tennis great Martina Navratilova proposed to her girlfriend on the big screen of Arthur Ashe Stadium between the U.S. Open men's semifinals. Navratilova popped the question to Julia Lemigova in the Tennis Channel suite Saturday, drawing a loud cheer from the crowd. "I was very nervous," Navratilova [...]

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WNBA players Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson engaged

Friday, August 15, 2014
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PHOENIX -- Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner has proposed to the Tulsa Shock's Glory Johnson and posted it on social media. Griner showed a photo of her on one knee with a ring in her hand in front of Johnson on her Instagram account. In the post, Griner wrote: "Last [...]

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ACLU announces winners in national same-sex marriage wedding contest

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Cortesy: Mikel Razo, Mexican Wedding Photography (AP)Jeremiah Pyant, left, and Jeff Robertson, seen here during their proposal ceremony in Cancun, Mexico on Dec. 1, 2013, are among five winning couples in a wedding contest held by the American Civil Liberties Union.
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union's primary work is litigation, but this month it's moonlighting as a wedding planner as part of its role in the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. [...]

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Plaintiffs in Utah same-sex marriage case get engaged

Sunday, February 16, 2014
Derek Kitchen (left) and his partner Moudi Sbeity are lead plaintiffs in the challenge to Utah's ban on same-sex marriage.
Derek Kitchen, the lead plaintiff in Kitchen v. Herbert, the federal court challenge to Utah's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, made a Valentine's Day proposal to his partner and co-plaintiff, Moudi Sbeity, at the Equality Ball in Salt Lake City on Friday evening. [...]

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Ill. lawmaker proposes to partner just hours after gay marriage bill passes

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- An Illinois lawmaker is engaged to his partner just hours after the state Legislature approved same-sex marriage legislation. [...]

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Lance Bass proposes to partner Michael Turchin: ‘He said yes’

Sunday, September 1, 2013
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Entertainer and former 'N Sync band member Lance Bass and his partner Michael Turchin, an aspiring actor and model, are engaged. [...]

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