- Associated Press - Saturday, June 25, 2011

Some quotes from celebrities reacting to state lawmakers passing and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing legislation making gay marriage legal in New York:

“I can’t stop crying. We did it kids.” _ Lady Gaga, on Twitter.

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“happy gays r here again !!!!!” _ Rosie O’Donnell, on Twitter.

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“I have never been prouder to be a lifelong New Yorker than I am today with the passage of marriage equality.” _ Cyndi Lauper, in a statement.

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“Time to celebrate!!! Marriage Equality for NYers! Its about… love!” _ Ricky Martin, on Twitter.

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“It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!” _ Neil Patrick Harris, on Twitter.

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“I’m thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling.” _ Ellen DeGeneres, on Twitter.

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“tonight we’re all New Yorkers! Straight & gay alike, let’s all celebrate marriage (hash)equality. The right side of history!” _ Kathy Griffin, on Twitter.

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