03/26/2013 08:03 am ET | Updated Mar 27, 2013

Pro-Gay Celebrity Quotes: Stars Who've Expressed Support For Marriage Equality

This week's hearings regarding the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 resuscitate two cases that have long been the source of much contention, both in Washington, D.C., and in Hollywood. While it's decidedly less of a risk for today's celebrities to proclaim their support for gay marriage, it still is not lost on us when stars make known their thoughts on marriage equality.

As the Supreme Court proceeds to hear these potentially game-changing measures, here are 20 notable celebrities who've made passionate statements about their stances on pro-gay rights.

Pro-Gay Quotes From Celebrities


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