Beyoncé Gay Marriage Support Puts Her in Line With Hollywood Celebrity Set

Image: Beyoncé Gay Marriage Support Puts Her in Line With Hollywood Celebrity Set Singer Beyonce Knowles.

Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 10:43 AM

By Alexandra Ward

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Beyoncé, Madonna, and many other celebrities have spoken out in support of gay marriage on social media this week as the Supreme Court reviewed arguments on California's Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act.

"If you like it you should be able to put a ring on it #WeWillUnite4MarriageEquality," Beyoncé, known for her hit song "Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It)," posted on her Instagram account, along with a photo of the Human Rights Campaign's red equal sign.

Special: Should the Supreme Court Legalize Gay Marriage? Vote in Urgent Poll.

The Supreme Court deliberated California’s Proposition 8 on Tuesday, which bans the right for same-sex couples to marry. On Wednesday, arguments were heard regarding the national Defense of Marriage Act, which has legally defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman since 1996.

The court is expected to issue a ruling by the end of June, but several justices have reportedly indicated interest in striking down a law that denies federal benefits to legally married same-sex couples, presenting the possibility of a major change in gay marriage law.

Madonna also posted a note of support on her Instagram account.

"Marriage equality!" she wrote. "Let's start a revolution."

A handful of other celebrities spoke out on Twitter in support of same-sex marriage.

Special: Do You Support Gay Marriage? Vote in Urgent Poll.

Related stories:

Justices Indicate Willingness to Strike Down Federal Marriage Law

Beyoncé Lip-Synched National Anthem at Obama's Inauguration

Illuminati Conspiracy: Did Beyonce Flash Its Symbol in Super Bowl Show? (Video)

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

  Comment  |
   Contact  |
  Copy Shortlink
Send me more news as it happens.
Get me on The Wire
Send me more news as it happens.
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Jolie's a Better Wife to Brad Pitt - Now That They're Married

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 11:46 AM

Now that they're married, Angelina Jolie has decided she's going to be a better wife to husband and fellow actor Brad Pi . . .

Halle Berry Says Gabriel Aubry Wants Daughter to Look White

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 11:21 AM

Halle Berry and her ex Gabriel Aubry went to war in court over their daughter's hair and a judge ruled that neither coul . . .

Chinese Coal Mine Fire Follows Earthquake, Killing Dozens

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 10:22 AM

At least two dozen workers have been killed and 52 injured in a coal mine fire that followed a shallow 1.6 magnitude ear . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved