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He also had to go through a dispute with President of the National Organization for Marriage, who had characterized marriage equality as a threat to the union of marriage as a whole. After 12 years of battle against the national rule, Thomas and Patrick tied the knot which was just a day after the same-sex marriage was legalized.
Since getting hitched, the well-known gay couple is having an enjoyable moment together. Check out this hot shirtless picture.
It has passed four years that the renowned gay couple has got married and still the relation between them is evolving stronger. It’s surely a magic of true love which has held them together for so long time.
Just a few days back, he shared a picture with his partner Patrick where they were going to attend 37th News and Documentary Emmy Awards.
In a relationship with Patrick D. Abner since 2000, Thomas Robert finally married his boyfriend after the same-sex wedding was legalized in 2012. Known as the first national television anchor to come out, Thomas Robert is acknowledged for having a cordial relationship with his long-term partner turned husband.
Thomas Robert and his boyfriend Patrick D. Abner turned into a married couple on 29th September 2012. The lovely couple dated for 12 years before marrying on the roof of upscale Gansevoort Park Avenue hotel. The couple had to wait for such a long time for their wedding since same-sex marriage was not legal back then.
Thomas Robert made the history by coming out as the 1st homosexual national TV anchor
He is the first national television anchor who made an official announcement that he is homosexual. It was in 2006 when he made the announcement about being homosexual. US Magazine reported that he was working for CNN at that time.
The wedding ceremony of the couple was held by Lt. Governor of California named Gavin Newsom. Gavin is a strong supporter of gay marriage.
Thomas tweeted his excitement about his first-day experience as a married man through his twitter. He thanked and conveyed gratitude to all his supporter. Roberts also shared several pictures of his wedding day.
A year back, Thomas shared the wedding picture on Instagram and recreated the moment. At the very moment, the lovely couple also celebrated Robbie Kaplan's new book titled Then Came Marriage.
Roberts was a young reporter working for a station in Norfolk, Virginia when he was introduced to Abner for the first time. Abner was working as a pharmaceutical sales representative in Charlotte, North Carolina. Some sources said that they couldn't help themselves from beginning to date each other after knowing both of them will be miles apart.
In 2006, Mr. Roberts made history as one of the first national TV anchors to publicly come out as homosexual. Roberts and Patrick had to wait for 12 years to be together due to many obstacles related to gay marriage. In June, he had an argument with the head of the National Organisation for Marriage, which had opposed gay marriage, about the 'threat' of gay marriage.