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Gay marriage is legal in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and nationwide public opinion polls consistently show a majority of people support it. Judges in Oklahoma and Virginia struck down gay-marriage bans in those states but left the bans in place pending appeal.

Everyone is being funny or maybe semi-serious. And then there's Tom being all humble and a good role model. Too adorable.<<< Yes, but JOSS.

Taiwan TV Airs Its First Gay Family Comedy

Ohio GOP Sen. Rob Portman reverses previous opposition to gay marriage

Phyllis Diller 1917-2012 (Age 95) Died from Natural causes

Katharine Hepburn (May 12, 1907 – June 29, 2003) was an American actress of film, stage, and television. Known for her headstrong independence and spirited personality, Hepburn's career as a Hollywood leading lady spanned more than 60 years. A 26-year affair with her co-star Spencer Tracy was hidden from the public. In May 2003, an aggressive tumor was found in Hepburn's neck. The decision was made not to medically intervene, and she died at the age of 96.

Bea Arthur - actress - born 05/13/1922 in New York - she died at age 86 04/25/2009 from lung cancer

Jane Goodall began her work at the Louisville Zoo.

Julie Andrews

Sally Ride (1st American woman in space) has died after a 17 month fight against pancreatic cancer. She became a household name after her historic flight on Space Shuttle Challenger in 1983, and then used her high-profile to encourage kids, especially young girls, to pursue science, math, and engineering careers.

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Bette Davis (April 5, 1908). The First Lady of the American Screen, with a career total of more than 100 films. She was married four times. She was the first woman to be honored with the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She was also the first woman to be president of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences. At the age of 75, Bette had a mastectomy due to breast cancer. She continued to act until her death. Bette passed away October 6, 1989.

A Jackie Kennedy Onassis mirror selfie with Jack and his sister-in-law Ethel, taken in 1954.