Today's lesbians who make history is actually a couple. Both Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have done so much for the cause of gay and lesbian rights. Their marriage in 2008 brought much publicity to the fight for same-sex marriage and California's Prop 8. Both women continue to use their celebrity status to speak out for gay rights (and animal rights!) and keep us entertained while they do so.
Ellen recently took over as the new judge on American Idol. I've heard mixed reviews about her effectiveness as a judge. What do you think? How is Ellen doing on American Idol?
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