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36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

July 9th, 2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...
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33 Hottest Moms On TV We’ll Never Forget

April 27th, 2014 1:00pm EDT
33 Hottest Moms On TV We’ll Never Forget
Call them what you want, hot mama's, MILF's, hot older babes...whatever floats your boat one thing's for sure, television has certainly produced lots of these tempting older women. TV executives certainly know what they were doing when they casted these ladies, women want to be like them, men want to be with them. Here are 35 of the hottest ever!

Nancy Botwin "Weeds" (Mary Louise Parker)

Nancy Botwin, held one of the most auspicious jobs on television, that of a suburban soccer mom/marijuana dealer. Of course, her charm came from the fact that she could think of no other way to support he...
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Meredith Baxter Weds Longtime Partner Nancy Locke

December 9th, 2013 2:00pm EST
Meredith Baxter & Nancy Locke
Former "Family Ties" actress Meredith Baxter married her longtime partner Nancy Locke over the weekend. The couple tied the knot on Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles.

Close friends and family, including Baxter's five children from previous relationships, attended the ceremony.

Locke's band performed at the event, and the couple surprised guests with their first dance as a married couple after taking lessons for their special day.

Baxter, 66, told People magazine: "Now I understand why marriage caught on!"

The actress "came out" in 2008, confessing to People magazine that she had been secr...
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Producer Told Meredith Baxter She Had A Drinking Problem

March 3rd, 2011 8:44am EST
Meredith Baxter
Beloved TV mom Meredith Baxter didn't realize she had a drinking problem until a concerned producer insisted she seek help.

The "Family Ties" star started drinking heavily as her abusive marriage to actor David Birney fell apart, but she never thought it was a big issue until she got drunk for a nude scene in a movie.

She recalls, "I had a job that was really difficult for me... I was working in Canada and alcohol had just become a way to make it (life) OK and I was doing a movie and they were pushing me to do something in the nude, and I didn't want to.

"I thought, 'Well, the only way t...
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Meredith Baxter Says Ex-Husband David Birney Hit Her

March 1st, 2011 1:43pm EST
Meredith Baxter | Photo Credits: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.com
Meredith Baxter said ex-husband David Birney hit her.

"It was so sudden and unexpected, I couldn't tell you which hand hit me, or even how hard," Baxter wrote in her new memoir Untied, according to People. "I do recall thinking, 'I'd better not get up because he's going to hit ...

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Meredith Baxter To Marry Partner?

December 11th, 2009 8:29am EST
Meredith Baxter
Former Family Ties star Meredith Baxter is reportedly set to wed her longtime partner, after revealing she's gay during a recent interview.

The veteran actress, who has been married three times, 'came out' to People magazine last month, and confessed she had been secretly living as a lesbian for seven years.

The 62 year old revealed she has found love with building contractor 54-year-old Nancy Locke, who she moved in with in 2007.

And now the couple are set to make their union official, according to the National Enquirer. An effort to legalise gay marriage in Baxter's home state of...
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'Dancing With The Stars' Fantasy Cast

February 6th, 2009 9:40am EST
Dancing With The Stars
Season 8 of the hit reality show, Dancing With the Stars premieres March 9th but more excitingly, the cast will be announced on February 9th! DWTS isn't just for has-been teen idols and D-list stars anymore; everyone wants to get on the hit show! It boosts the star's popularity and they end up getting in incredible shape! Celebrities on the show go from almost forgotten to back on top nearly overnight!

When the press announces the celebrities that will be dancing on the show, the list always seems so random, but after the first episode all the pieces of the puzzle start to come togeth...
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Where Are They Now: The Cast Of 'Family Ties'

April 8th, 2008 1:00pm EDT
Family Ties
Family Ties, a wildly popular 80's show about an Ohio family, originally premiered on NBC Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. in 1982. Steve and Elyse Keaton (Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter-Birney) were products of the 60's love and peace hippie movement. They were smart and professional; Elyse was an architect and Steve was in public television. Their politics were liberal.

Oddly enough, their offspring included the ultra-conservative Alex (Michael J. Fox), who was into all things Wall Street and Republican, and Mallory (Justine Bateman), who was an airhead into designer jeans and boys who were ...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 21

June 21st, 2007 3:00am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Happy Birthday to The Killers singer Brandon Flowers (1981), Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger (1976), actress/singer Juliette Lewis (1973), "The Matrix" director Larry Wachowski (1965), actor Doug Savant (1964), country singer Kathy Mattea (1959), actor Leigh McCloskey (1955), "Dances With Wolves" actor Robert Pastorelli (1954; d. 2004), musician Nils Lofgren (1951), "Family Ties" stars Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter (1947), American musician Brenda Holloway (1946), The Kinks singer Ray Davies (1944), actress Mariette Hartley (1940), "Cocoon" actress Maureen Stapleton (1925; d. 2006), and...
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Celebrity Birthdays, June 21

June 21st, 2006 3:00am EDT
Juliette Lewis
Happy Birthday to The Killers singer Brandon Flowers (1981), Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger (1976), actress/singer Juliette Lewis (1973), "The Matrix" director Larry Wachowski (1965), actor Doug Savant (1964), country singer Kathy Mattea (1959), actor Leigh McCloskey (1955), "Dances With Wolves" actor Robert Pastorelli (1954; d. 2004), musician Nils Lofgren (1951), "Family Ties" stars Michael Gross and Meredith Baxter (1947), American musician Brenda Holloway (1946), The Kinks singer Ray Davies (1944), actress Mariette Hartley (1940), "Cocoon" actress Maureen Stapleton (1925; d. 2006), and...
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