Wanda Sykes Married David Hall, Sykes was married to David Hall from 1991 to 1998. In October 2008 in California she married her female partner, whom she met in 2006, and publicly came out in November at a same-sex marriage rally regarding Proposition 8 in Las Vegas that she is a lesbian and had just married.
She expressed her excitement over the presidential election of Barack Obama, and feeling “crushed” after the passage of Proposition 8, forbidding marriages of same-sex couples in California. She has continued to be active in same-sex marriage issues hosting events and emceeing fundraisers.
On April 27, 2009, Sykes and her wife Alex welcomed twins Olivia Lou and Lucas Claude. Alex gave birth to both babies.