Queen Elizabeth’s cousin will have the first gay royal wedding! And 18 other LGBTQ+ couples who are super in love
Channel24 reports that Lord Ivar Mountbatten, Queen Elizabeth’s cousin, is set to marry his partner, James Coyle, in what will be the first same-sex marriage in British royal family history!
Lord Ivar first revealed his relationship with James in 2016 when he came out. He was previously married to a woman named Penny and has three children with her. The former couple are still friends and Penny is even going to give Ivar away when he marries James.
We’re so happy that this will be happening, so we decided to look at more LGBTQ+ couples who are super happy and who we’d be sad to see break up.
Thishiwe Ziqubu and Mandisa Nduna
The actresses are so in love it’s adorable! They’ve said they never wanted to make their coming out a statement, but it looks like they made one anyway!
Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung
Somizi proposed to Mohale in Paris on the love lock bridge in March 2018. No word on a wedding date yet, but we’re sure it will be a spectacular event!
Sade Giliberti and Coco
The former Yo TV presenter moved to London in 2015 and inbetween then and now found the lovely Coco. They seem so happy!
My plus one #wcw ??????????????????? The way I appreciate you, I have no words. I’m filled with emotion; mainly love. I’m overcome with joy and happiness. You - my plus one, my side by side, have stood by me & continue to stand by me. I’ve chosen to start my path over, came to new land to work my way to the top again (what a wonderful humbling challenge I’ve chosen for myself - not easy, it wasn’t meant to be but definitely a beautiful reminder that entertaining, creating and being creative is a part of me - always!) and I couldn’t have asked for a better cheerleader. I foresee greatness, none of this was in vain ???? Patience is indeed a virtue! My woman, my crush, here’s to crushing our dreams, here’s to fulfilling our path, here’s to our continued healing and healing of others and here’s to all the retreats and sacred spaces we’ll be hosting in the future. Here’s to our abundance! Oh and more so, here’s to breezing through border control together ?? Thank you for you! ♥? #loveislove #pridemonth #tellheroften #appreciateher #appreciatelife #appreciationpost #southafricansinlondon #alwaysraisingtheflag #proud #dualcitizenship #italian #british #ontonewthings #changeisgood #thefutureisbright
Ellen DeGeneres and Portia DeRossi
They’ve been together 10 years now and they seem to still be going very strong.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
These two were secretly enagaged for five years before they announced it to the world after the gay marriage equality bill passed in New York in 2011. They’ve been married since 2014.
Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef
These two married in 2017 and they raise Ricky’s twin boys Matteo and Valentino together.
Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner
The pair tied the knot after 42 years together on New Year's Eve in 2013.
RuPaul Charles and Georges LeBar
The Drag Race host announced that he and Georges had secretly married during an interview in March 2017.
Jodie Foster and Alexandra Hedison
Jodie married the photographer in a secret ceremony in April 2014.
Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli
They first met on the set of Orange Is the New Black and then got married in March 2016.
Matt Bomer and Simon Halls
They secretly married in 2011 but Matt didn't announce it until a May 2014 interview with Details magazine. They have three sons together, Henry, Walker, and Kit.
Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black
The British dive champion announced his engagement to the American screenwriter in 2015 and they got married in 2017.
Wanda and Alex Sykes
They’ve been married for 10 years now and have twins Olivia and Lucas together.
Lance Bass and Michael Turchin
They got engaged in September 2013 after two years of dating and then married in December 2014.
Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni
The pair got engaged at a rally supporting same-sex marriage in New York in 2009 and were wed in 2012 after the law was passed.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita
The Modern Family star and his lawyer then-boyfriend got engaged in 2012 and married in July 2013.
Elton John and David Furnish
The couple were in a civil partnership for eight years until same-sex marriage was legalised in Britain and the pair got married in December 2014. They have two sons, Elijah and Zachary.
Cheyenne Jackson and Jason Landau
The actor and his entrepreneur partner tied the knot in September 2014 and welcomed twins Willow and Ethan in October 2016.
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