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Neil Patrick Harris Announces Engagement As Gay Marriage Becomes Legal In New York!

Sat, June 25, 2011 4:44pm EDT by William Earl Add first Comment

He tweets the news amidst countless other celebrities celebrating the legislation.

Gay marriage was made legal in New York on June 24, and celebrities are tweeting their support. But perhaps no tweet was more joyous than that of Neil Patrick Harris, who announced his engagement to his partner David Burtka!

“David and I did propose to each other, but over five years ago,” Neil, 38, tweeted. “We’ve been wearing engagement rings for ages, waiting for an available date.”

Other celebs had plenty of love for the new legislation, and shared their emotions on Twitter.

Lady Gaga tweeted, “The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice+equality. Rejoice NY, and propose. We did it!!!”

Katy Perry wrote, “NEW YORK! I ♥ U! You’re OFFICIALLY the coolest place on the planet! #PRIDE #EQUALITYFORALL! #CELEBRATE!”

And Kim Kardashian marked the occasion on June 25, writing, “NYC legalizes gay marriage!!! NOH8 New York!!!”

What do you think, HollywoodLifers — will other parts of the country follow New York’s lead in legalizing gay marriage?

— William Earl

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