She sent out two tweets acknowledging the victory as well as the above photo.

"Can't hold back the tears+pride. We did it!i Our voice was heard + today the Senate REPEALED DADT. A triumph for equality after 17 YEARS" and "Today I am so proud to be American. I wish I was home so I could throw a Parade. We are on the way…to full equality."

Other celebrity reactions:

Neil Patrick Harris tweeted: "Don't Ask, Don't Tell REPEALED! So proud of Congress for making the right decision. Now all soldiers can serve with integrity. A great day.

Ricky Martin wrote: "One step closer to #equality!! #DADT is gone!Historical!"

Ellen DeGeneres: "Thank you Senators for pushing us one step closer towards full equality."

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