Slowly, America and the rest of the world has been recognizing the rights of gay men and women to marry, finally giving famous gay couples a chance to step out of the shadows and have the weddings of their dreams. Now that the LGBT community has marriage equality, a new form of power couple has begun to rise through the ranks of the Hollywood elite. Gay Hollywood actors are more comfortable than ever stepping out with their beaus.
The guys on this list are from a multitude of worlds, some of them work in front of the camera, some behind, while others are mavens in the fashion and interior design industries. There’s a good chance you see some of these guys on TV every day, and that’s why they’re on this list of the coolest gay male power couples.
Famous gay men have been in the lime light for decades, and there are rumors that there were famous gay couples going all the way back to the Leonardo DaVinci and Jacopo Saltarelli. Still gay male relationships weren’t truly acknowledged until the 20th century. Some of the gay couples on this list were together long before their relationships were accepted by the general public, and that virtue alone lands them on this list of famous gay people who are in awesome power couples.In honor of marriage equality, take some time to read about these gay couples and then vote up the most impressive same-sex male power couples!
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
After spending 10 years together, America's Sweetheart Neil Patrick Harris tied the knot with his beau, David Burtka, a genuine Broadway star who decided to give it all up to become a chef. Of course he did, he's perfect.
Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent
In 2014, after a year of dating, interior designer, author, and TV host Nate Berkus married Jeremiah Brent, an interior designer who's behind some of the fanciest places that you've never been.
Matt Bomer and Simon Halls
Most people know Matt Bomer from Chuck or The Normal Heart, but he took everyone by surprise when he revealed in Details magazine that he'd been married to his husband, superstar publicist Simon Halls since 2011. Together, the two have three sons born via surrogate – Kit, 10, and twins Walker and Henry, 7.
Anderson Cooper and Benjamin Maisani
Possibly the most prominent news anchor in the world (let alone gay news anchor), Anderson Cooper has been with his partner, club owner Maisani (who graduated with a 4.0 from Hunter college in 2000) since 2009. These two even bought a firehouse which they planned to convert into a home. That might be the coolest idea we've ever heard.