Today is a
historic day for gay marriage, and the stars have taken to social media to share their reactions to the news. Ben Affleck, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Lena Dunham expressed their excitement, and Kristen Bell even proposed to Dax Shepard in a tweet! Take a look at stars' thoughtful responses to today's Supreme Court decisions on gay marriage!
"Big news from the Supreme Court. Goodbye #DOMA #Prop8. Hello #equality."
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"Today's DOMA ruling is a historic step forward for #MarriageEquality. #LoveIsLove"
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"We stand tall today. #DomaStruckDown So many fought for so long. Be proud, the prejudice are now the minority."
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"We should live in a world with equal rights for everyone, without the government telling us who we can love."
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"Historic day. Well done #SCOTUS. RT @GLAAD: Supreme Court affirms that #DOMA is unconstitutional!"
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"It's a supremely wonderful day for equality. Prop 8 is over, and so is DOMA. Congratulations everyone. And I mean everyone."
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"I applaud all the hard work of everyone who worked so tirelessly to make today possible."
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"Ding Dong DOMA's dead. Yay Gay!"
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".@daxshepard1 will you marry me? Xo #marriageequality #loveislove"
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"What amazing and beautiful news today! Goodbye #doma goodbye #prop8! #LoveIsLove!!!"
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"What a momentous day. All Americans are equal, no matter who you love. #LoveIsLove"
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"No one be shocked if I get married and pregnant with a daughter today in a slightly premature fit of joy #americathebeautiful"
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"Today’s rulings are a big step forward for all Americans striving to achieve equality. I couldn’t be happier or more proud."
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What’s Your Reaction?
"Yayyyyyyyy! In all this this excitement I just married a man. That's going to be an adjustment. Yayyyyyyyy!"
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"AND no standing on #prop8?? Same sex marriage is legal in california! I better be getting some
wedding invites... #whatdoiwear?"
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"I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties...and getting fully, completely and legally married this year to my true love of over three years, Linda Wallem."
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"Gay, straight, lesbian, bi.. No one is better than any one else. What an incredible day for California AND for equality."
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"YESSSS!!!! This is a great day for love and justice."
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"Supreme court: same sex marriage can resume in California. So awesome!"
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What’s Your Reaction?
"Today is history!!! One that makes me proud of #SCOTUS #DOMA and equally proud of @TheFostersABCF #history #loveforall"
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"a great day to be gay! so much gratitude to all the people who fought so hard for this historic milestone. equality forever."
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Neil Patrick Harris
"And Prop 8 was dismissed?!? Huzzah! Christmas comes six months early this year! (Less one day…)"
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"#DOMA is dead!!!!!!!!!!! Wow wow wow what a HUGE day for our country. Finally, finally."
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"A big day for equality and human rights. I'm smiling so big right now."
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"Hey Supreme Court, where were you 17 years ago, when I wanted to elope with Bill Pullman?"
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson
"Remember the old days when #DOMA was around and gay people couldn't get married in California? Crazy right!?"
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"Down w DOMA! Something to be very proud of this upcoming July 4th. We are making beautiful progress for Equality! #proud"
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"Great news today!! #domafail #prop8"
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"If you're gay married in California your gay marriage is now legal. Good. #allmarriageisabitgay"
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Harry Shum Jr.
"In all seriousness, congrats America. You win today. How this was even an issue still blows my mind. #LoveIsLove"
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"I am SO beyond happy to wake up to the news of DOMA and Prop 8 being voted unconstitutional! FINALLY!"
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"DOMA and Prop 8 should get married."
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"Amazing day! #DOMA struck down as unconstitutional!!"
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"Bye bye DOMA & Prop 8. No one liked u anyway."
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"Hey! You know what? The Kids Are All Right! Defense of marriage falls! We chose love over hate! Goodbye #DOMA"
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Melissa Joan Hart
"Big day for some of my good friends and for The US!!"
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"What a Historic Day! SO proud of our country. Love and equality wins!!"
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"DOMA is dead. Prop 8 is dead. Now let's bring my big, gay marriage to @IMKristenBell to Life!!!!"
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"What a major step forward for #marriageequality—beyond excited & proud of this country today! #loveislove"
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"Yeah, marriage equality!!!! On our way! #PeopleLikeUs #TieItUp"
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James Van Der Beek
"Great day for civil rights!!! #marriageequality Not a great week... but a great day."
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"Proud to hear The Supreme Court made the right decision to overturn DOMA! #NOH8"
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"Such good news to wake up to #domaisdead #prop8gone proud to be here to witness this. Love should never be legislated against."
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"what an amazing day! here's to the rest of America following suit as quickly as possible! big big hugs #DOMA #PROP8"
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