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March 11, 2014

Leaving TV series and Los Angeles behind, actor has stepped into high heels of East German transgender glam rock singer

Later this month, Neil Patrick Harris will make his final appearance as skirt chasing Barney Stinson on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

But his new life has already began.

The actor, partner David Burtka and their two children have already moved from Los Angeles to New York City where Harris is deep into rehearsals for the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch which opens next month.

November 1, 2013

Gay Hollywood couple and their kids show off their classic horror movie costumes for their spooktacular Halloween

Neil Patrick Harris and his family have done it again and won Halloween.

Yes, we know, it’s not a competition. But if it was, they would win best family costume every single year.

This time Harris and fiancé David Burtka and their twins Harper and Gideon dressed as classic horror movie monsters; Frankenstein’s monster, Dracula, the Bride of Frankenstein and a werewolf.

‘Have a spooktacular night!’ Harris tweeted, before posting the pic on Twitter.

Check out their costumes from previous years below:

October 29, 2013

Openly gay star on outing celebrities and changing public perception of gays

Neil Patrick Harris, who came out publicly in 2006, thinks people are starting to think about the personal lives of gay celebrities the same way they look at anybody else.

'I think we live in a time where people seem less concerned about who you’re effing, and more importantly who you fall in love with. It’s not quite such a freak show or aberration,' the actor told HuffPost Tuesday (29 October).

October 29, 2013

Openly gay star on outing celebrities and changing public perception of gays

Neil Patrick Harris, who came out publicly in 2006, thinks people are starting to think about the personal lives of gay celebrities the same way they look at anybody else.

'I think we live in a time where people seem less concerned about who you’re effing, and more importantly who you fall in love with. It’s not quite such a freak show or aberration,' the actor told HuffPost Tuesday (29 October).

October 21, 2013

Gay couple and kids show off their Alice In Wonderland inspired costumes for a pre-school celebration

Gay Star News is sending adoption papers to the Neil Patrick Harris household, because we would like to be a part of his adorable family.

The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star and his partner has done it again in their amazing, themed costumes for Halloween.

This time, Harris and fiancé David Burtka and their twins Harper and Gideon dressed as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the White Rabbit and Alice from Alice in Wonderland.

Harris uploaded the pic to Instagram with the caption: ‘Our costumes for the Halloween carnival at the kids’ preschool yesterday.

October 21, 2013

Gay couple and kids show off their Alice In Wonderland inspired costumes for a pre-school celebration

Gay Star News is sending adoption papers to the Neil Patrick Harris household, because we would like to be a part of his adorable family.

The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star and his partner has done it again in their amazing, themed costumes for Halloween.

This time, Harris and fiancé David Burtka and their twins Harper and Gideon dressed as Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the White Rabbit and Alice from Alice in Wonderland.

Harris uploaded the pic to Instagram with the caption: ‘Our costumes for the Halloween carnival at the kids’ preschool yesterday.

September 3, 2013

A parody video of dating site Christian Mingle centerd on same-sex dating goes viral

Do you love ‘pleated front khakis, chitchat after church and dancing in the kitchen’? If so, maybe you should try Christian Mingle to find the love of your life.

Sounds ridiculous? Admittedly it's all based on a new parody commercial for the real-life religious dating website. And in this version, the couples who get together are all gay.

In fact, they ‘love dancing in the kitchen, probably because it’s so normal.’

Cue a delightfully camp montage of the couple waltzing, complete with dog in their arms.

July 31, 2013

'When you're gay you kind of get the bum touching free card'

Neil Patrick Harris says it's no big deal when a gay guy grabs another on the bum - even when their significant others are in the vicinity.

'With gay guys, it's like in baseball when they slap each other on the butt going around the bases - it's a normal thing,' the actor told talk show host Conan O'Brien this week.

O'Brien brought up the topic when he showed his audience a photo of Harris and his partner, David Burtka, posing with fellow gay power couple Elton John and David Furnish.

July 31, 2013

'When you're gay you kind of get the bum touching free card'

Neil Patrick Harris says it's no big deal when a gay guy grabs another on the bum - even when their significant others are in the vicinity.

'With gay guys, it's like in baseball when they slap each other on the butt going around the bases - it's a normal thing,' the actor told talk show host Conan O'Brien this week.

O'Brien brought up the topic when he showed his audience a photo of Harris and his partner, David Burtka, posing with fellow gay power couple Elton John and David Furnish.

July 29, 2013

'They’ll do something that blows your mind and then they’ll spit all their food out on the carpet'

Neil Patrick Harris has his movie star hat on this week with the release on Wednesday (1 August) of his new film Smurfs 2.

But he will soon be putting back on his TV star hat when his CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother begins production of its ninth and final season. Then in September, his awards show hat goes back on when he hosts the Primetime Emmys.

But amid it all, the 40-year-old Harris is wearing the hat of parent to nearly 3-year-old twins who he is raising with fiance David Burtka.

It's been an adjustment.

July 29, 2013

'They’ll do something that blows your mind and then they’ll spit all their food out on the carpet'

Neil Patrick Harris has his movie star hat on this week with the release on Wednesday (1 August) of his new film Smurfs 2.

But he will soon be putting back on his TV star hat when his CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother begins production of its ninth and final season. Then in September, his awards show hat goes back on when he hosts the Primetime Emmys.

But amid it all, the 40-year-old Harris is wearing the hat of parent to nearly 3-year-old twins who he is raising with fiance David Burtka.

It's been an adjustment.

July 1, 2013

'How I Met Your Mother' star reveals the happy couple will get married now after DOMA and Prop 8 has been overturned by the Supreme Court

Neil Patrick Harris has announced he will marry his long-term partner David Burtka, after being engaged for seven years.

The happy couple and parents of two children Harper and Gideon are hoping to tie the knot as soon as they can.

It follows the US Supreme Court overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8.

‘Certainly, we have children and marriage is an appropriate thing to do [as] a part of their well being, so I'm sure it will be inevitable—and awesome!’ the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ actor told E! News.

July 1, 2013

'How I Met Your Mother' star reveals the happy couple will get married now after DOMA and Prop 8 has been overturned by the Supreme Court

Neil Patrick Harris has announced he will marry his long-term partner David Burtka, after being engaged for seven years.

The happy couple and parents of two children Harper and Gideon are hoping to tie the knot as soon as they can.

It follows the US Supreme Court overturning the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8.

‘Certainly, we have children and marriage is an appropriate thing to do [as] a part of their well being, so I'm sure it will be inevitable—and awesome!’ the ‘How I Met Your Mother’ actor told E! News.

June 26, 2013

Neil Patrick Harris: 'Christmas comes six months early this year!'

The twitterverse has been in a frenzy over the Supreme Court rulings on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8 and celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Neil Patrick Harris and Sean Hayes were among those posting quick tweets.

'It’s a supremely wonderful day for equality. Prop 8 is over, and so is DOMA,' tweeted DeGeneres. 'Congratulations everyone. And I mean everyone.'

The talk show host married wife Portia de Rossi during a four month window in 2008 when same-sex marriages were allowed in California. They will return this summer.

June 25, 2013

Gay star is raising fraternal twins with parents David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris, raising twins Gideon and Harper with partner David Burtka, thinks his son and daughter are going to be just fine having been raised in a household with two dads.

'I don't think that kids need a father and a mother necessarily,' Harris says in the HBO documentary The Out List which airs on Thursday (27 June).

'I think they need male and female role models but I don't think that means we shouldn't have kids because we're two guys,' says the Emmy winning star of television, movies and film.

June 25, 2013

Gay star is raising fraternal twins with parents David Burtka

Neil Patrick Harris, raising twins Gideon and Harper with partner David Burtka, thinks his son and daughter are going to be just fine having been raised in a household with two dads.

'I don't think that kids need a father and a mother necessarily,' Harris says in the HBO documentary The Out List which airs on Thursday (27 June).

'I think they need male and female role models but I don't think that means we shouldn't have kids because we're two guys,' says the Emmy winning star of television, movies and film.

February 28, 2013

Shoots down report that he and David Burtka have canceled a wedding date

Neil Patrick Harris says an 'exclusive' National Enquirer cover story alleging that he and fiance David Burtka have called off their wedding is false.

'The Nat Enq is cray cray,' the actor tweeted late Wednesday (27 February) 'We’ve never had a wedding date, just engaged (Prop 8 and all).'

February 28, 2013

Shoots down report that he and David Burtka have canceled a wedding date

Neil Patrick Harris says an 'exclusive' National Enquirer cover story alleging that he and fiance David Burtka have called off their wedding is false.

'The Nat Enq is cray cray,' the actor tweeted late Wednesday (27 February) 'We’ve never had a wedding date, just engaged (Prop 8 and all).'

January 8, 2013

Website accuses US television network of 'mocking' Christians by using openly gay actor to promote American football game

A far-right website is accusing US television network CBS of pushing a 'gay agenda' and 'mocking' Christians by featuring actor Neil Patrick Harris in its Super Bowl adverts.

In its 'news' report, WND slams the channel for using the openly gay 'How I Met Your Mother' star to promote the forthcoming American football tournament.

December 6, 2012

He and partner David Burtka want to leave LA for New York and do theater

When Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka met and fell in love, each was appearing in a Broadway show - Harris in Assassins and Burtka in Gypsy.

They moved to Los Angeles when Harris landed the role of Barney Stinson on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother which remains a big hit in its eighth season.

But Harris says once the show ends its run, the couple and their children, Gideon and Harper, will return to their theater roots.

December 6, 2012

He and partner David Burtka want to leave LA for New York and do theater

When Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka met and fell in love, each was appearing in a Broadway show - Harris in Assassins and Burtka in Gypsy.

They moved to Los Angeles when Harris landed the role of Barney Stinson on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother which remains a big hit in its eighth season.

But Harris says once the show ends its run, the couple and their children, Gideon and Harper, will return to their theater roots.

October 30, 2012

Nothing to Hide opens next month at Geffen Theatre

Neil Patrick Harris seems to be very good with time management.

The star of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother always seems to be able to squeeze in movie (Harold & Kumar, Smurfs), stage (Company) and award show (Tonys) gigs around his series schedule and life with partner David Burtka and their young twins.

Harris, 39, has just announced that he is bringing the sleight of hand magic show Nothing to Hide to the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

October 30, 2012

Nothing to Hide opens next month at Geffen Theatre

Neil Patrick Harris seems to be very good with time management.

The star of the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother always seems to be able to squeeze in movie (Harold & Kumar, Smurfs), stage (Company) and award show (Tonys) gigs around his series schedule and life with partner David Burtka and their young twins.

Harris, 39, has just announced that he is bringing the sleight of hand magic show Nothing to Hide to the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

September 25, 2012

Emmy winner's memoir described as 'a work of imaginative nonfiction'

Neil Patrick Harris, already juggling work on television, in movies and on the stage, is also busy writing a book that will be published in 2014.

The two-time Emmy winner's book is so far untitled but it is a memoir of sorts described as 'imaginative non-fiction that delivers an interactive, non-linear reading experience.'

'I'm excited to be writing a book of the observations and stories of my life,' Harris said in a statement from publisher Crown Archetype.