By Tim Stack
Updated June 25, 2011 at 06:31 PM EDT
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Last night, gay marriage became legal in New York state and there was a joyous celebration, especially in New York’s West Village. Celebrities have also been joining in the enthusiasm via Twitter. Here’s a sampling of the reaction:

Lea Michele

Proud to be from New York!! Such a beautiful thing!! So thankful and happy!! #Equalityforall

Lady Gaga

The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice+equality. Rejoice NY, and propose. We did it!!!

Damon Lindelof

Okay, Bert and Ernie. What’s your excuse NOW? #WayToGo

Darren Criss

I sing it every night, but now it has better meaning: “New York- concrete jungle where dreams are made of, there’s nothing you can’t do.” :)

Rosie O’Donnell

happy gays r here again !!!!! #equalitymattersNY

Neil Patrick Harris

It PASSED! Marriage equality in NY!! Yes!! Progress!! Thank you everyone who worked so hard on this!! A historic night!

Ellen DeGeneres

I’m thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

I’m 9 hours ahead in Italy right now so I just woke up to the good news in NY! In so glad progress is happening!!!!

Katy Perry

NEW YORK! I ♥ U! You’re OFFICIALLY the coolest place on the planet! #PRIDE #EQUALITYFORALL! #CELEBRATE!

Kathy Griffin

tonight we’re all New Yorkers! Straight & gay alike, let’s all celebrate marriage #equality. The right side of history!

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