Hey again everyone!! This article I guess will be a bit different from the others. I'll be talking about one of my biggest role models and I guess I will be kinda serious. Okay, I would like to start off by saying that if you don't believe in same-sex marriage, don't read. Thank you.

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Ellen DeGeneres isn't just a talk show host that make people laugh. She is an icon. I would even say a hero.

Ellen Degeneres character "Ellen Morgon" on her tv series "Ellen" came out as openly gay 1997 on the episode "The puppy episode". Followed by her famous Time cover with the iconic headline "yep I'm gay". The puppy episode was watched by 44 million people and made a ridiculous amount of headlines. The title was a red herring to prevent leaks but came with its own meaning. As DeGeneres explained on an anniversary episode of her talk show, “The writers told the executives that they wanted me to come out, because my character needed to be in a relationship after four years of not being in a relationship. So someone at the studio answered, ‘Well, get her a puppy; she’s not coming out.’" And there you have the title. Before Ellen Morgan became the first gay lead character on television, L.G.B.T.Q. characters were often tragic and sad but not Ellen-

“I decided this was not going to be something that I was going to live the rest of my life being ashamed of.” - Ellen 1997 about coming out.

Ellen has done so much for the LGBTQ community through the years. Making gay something that isn't wrong or isn't weird to talk about. It's nothing special. It's like being straight but not being straight. Who cares what gender the person you love is? If it's love? Ellen later went on Oprah to talk about everything and with her humour and her charm, I think she handled that perfectly. Over the years she has made nothing but make young people feel less alone and less ashamed. It's different times now then it was 20 years ago and I couldn't be happier with how far we have come.

Nowadays Ellen is one part of my favourite celeb couple. They literally make the most beautiful couple ever. And I can't in a million years understand how anyone cannot approve of such a beautiful thing as love.

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They are so cute.

Xx. thank you for reading.