10 Proud Gay & Lesbian Couples Throughout History

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In honor of Gay Pride Month, we're highlighting notable gay and lesbian couples, past and present.

In honor of June being Gay Pride Month, we're celebrating not just our favorite gay and lesbian couples since the dawn of time, but also their love for each other even when homosexuality was deemed worthy of incarceration. In their own ways — some more than others — all of these couples helped propel the gay-rights movement forward. Even if some of them weren't on the front lines like Harvey Milk and Scott Smith, by not hiding their relationships, they proved to the world that love comes in many different forms.

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