Several pop artists are reacting to the news Friday night that the New York state Senate passed a measure to legalize gay marriage in the state by a vote of 33-to-29. The measure was then signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Among the messages on Twitter:
Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): I can’t stop crying. We did it kids.
The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice+equality. Rejoice NY, and propose. We did it!!!
Lance Bass (@LanceBass): Historic moment happening right now in NY!!!! We are so close!!!!
Watch @andersoncooper on CNN to follow best coverage of this historic moment!
BIG BIG DAY FOR OUR FAMILIES 33-29 it passed!!!! Now lets educate people and make sure we make them feel comfortable with why this happened!
Ana Matronic of Scissor Sisters (@scissorsisters): I’m so proud to be a New Yorker, where marriage equality has been realized! Who wants Minister Matronic to officiate their gay wedding? xANA
P!nk (@Pink): CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! ABOUT TIME! RT @nytimes NYT NEWS ALERT: Gay Marriage Approved by New York Senate
Ricki-Lee Coulter (@THErickilee): Two years ago the world lost one of it’s brightest stars…the king of pop & my biggest inspiration :( His legacy will last forever! X
Wynter Gordon (@wyntermusic): New York just passed the law to allow gay marriage!!!! Who’s getting hitched!!!!!! :)?!?!
Allison Iraheta (@AllisonIraheta): Woo! RT @outmagazine: We Do: GAY MARRIAGE IS LEGAL IN NEW YORK: Start dieting for that dress fitting, gals!!!!!
Christina Perri (@christinaperri): Yay NYC!!!! finally!!!! start proposing lovers!!! #equality
Sia Furler (@siamusic): Congratulations to new york for getting with the program and passing the bill to allow same sex marriage! We deserve nothing less!
Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan): I think that what is happening in NY tonight is an incredible thing… NOH8 fingers crossed
Nice work to Gov. Andrew Cuomo*
Proud to be FROM NY!
Ingrid Michaelson (@ingridmusic): wonderful news! @nytimes NYT NEWS ALERT: Gay Marriage Approved by New York Senate
Kimberley Locke (@KimberleyLocke): Happy Pride NYC!!!! What a gift!!!!! #gaymarriage
Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): Time to celebrate!!! Marriage Equality for NYers! Its about… love! nyti.ms/iW3CZr #humanrights #LGBT
Samantha Ronson (@samantharonson): Divorce lawyers all over New York State are celebrating tonight! YAY!
Savannah Outen (@therealsavannah): You did it NYer’s! Everyone deserves to be with who they want. Love Is Love. #equality
Tiffany Giardina (@TiffanyGiardina): Just another reason why NY is the best! #eastcoast #SSM #loveislouder
Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore): MARRIAGE EQUALITY in NEW YORK! What a win and what a way to start the weekend!! California: time to follow suit….
Justin Guarini (@justin_guarini): Good for you New York!! #tolerance
Kylie Minogue (@kylieminogue): Go NYC!!!!! #equalityforall Love is love is love!!!!!
Idina Menzel (@idinamenzel): proud to be a new yorker today! #MarriageEqualtiy
Nadine Coyle (@NadineWorldwide): This weekend and forever in NYC we are celebrating a human right that should always have been. Now.. Who is getting married? Xx