Ellen DeGeneres

The latest news about Ellen DeGeneres, the out comedian and host of The Ellen Show. Ellen DeGeneres famously came out on her television sitcom Ellen in 1997, which was preceded by a cover article on Time Magazine that read, "Yep, I'm Gay" and a coming out to Oprah Winfrey. DeGeneres is a popular host for many awards ceremonies, including The Oscars and the Primetime Emmys, and was a voice actor for the Pixar film Finding Nemo, on which she played the character of the forgetful Dory. She married actress Portia de Rossi in 2008.

"I can't have someone who I feel is not only dangerous for the country and for me personally as a gay woman, but to the world," said DeGeneres.

September 22 2017 3:22 PM

Those behind the scenes didn't want her saying anything about being a lesbian, even long after she came out.

September 07 2017 5:58 PM

"He's against everything that I stand for," Ellen told Matt Lauer in an interview on NBC's Today.

May 05 2017 2:59 PM

Ellen DeGeneres changed everything, but she didn’t do it alone. 

May 02 2017 5:44 AM

While paying homage to DeGeneres's impact on visibility one writer reminisces about lesbian spaces.

April 28 2017 2:59 PM

Actors Samira Miley, Laura Linney, Sarah Paulson, and Portia de Rossi (Ellen's spouse) were all asked this week about the cultural importance of Ellen's coming out twenty years ago.

April 27 2017 8:45 PM
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