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Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates National Coming Out Day with Photo of Portia

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Ellen DeGeneres took to Instagram on Thursday to give her wife a shoutout on National Coming Out Day.

DeGeneres captioned the sweet photo, “It’s the greatest gift you could give yourself. #NationalComingOutDay.”

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In 1997, DeGeneres publicly came out as gay. DeGeneres and de Rossi got married in 2008, and just celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in August.

DeGeneres opened up about coming out, “It was the hardest thing that I ever had to do in my life. I would not change one moment of it because it led me to be exactly where I am today.”