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A Look At Celeb Parents Who Are Gay & Transgendered

After two years of intense debate, Proposition 8 – a measure passed in November 2008 banning same-sex marriage in the state of California – was ruled unconstitutional earlier this month by a federal judge. Three cheers for equality!

And with the recent news that Neil Patrick Harris and his longtime partner David Burtka are expecting twins later this year, we became inspired to take a look at celebrity parents who are gay and transgendered.

Read on and celebrate diversity with us....

 

For Cynthia Nixon, Unemployment Means More Time With Family

Contrary to popular belief, Cynthia Nixon says there are good things about being unemployed. For the Sex And The City star being an out-of-work actor means she gets to spend more time with family.

Cynthia admits she has long stretches without work, but she doesn't let it get her down – it just means more time to spend with her two children, Samantha, 13, and Charles, 7 and partner Christine Marinoni.

"On the one hand, you do have many opportunities, but on the other hand, you’re far more constricted and constrained," Cynthia said. "So I have long periods of unemployment, which I also enjoy very much. I have a family. I have a partner. I have a home. I love the downtime.”

 

Cynthia Nixon Talks About Coming Out

Cynthia Nixon, who is promoting the May 27 premiere of Sex and the City 2, covers the June edition of The Advocate. The Tony, Grammy and two-time Emmy Award-winner opens up about coming out and life with her fiancée, Christine Marinoni. The two became friends and confidants during Nixon’s 2003 split from Danny Mozes, her partner of 15 years and the father of her two children, 13-year-old Samantha and 7-year-old Charles.

On her former publicist, who didn't want her to come out: "He just kept saying, 'It's your life, and it's private, and that's it.' And we kept asking, 'That's the whole thing? We never move past that? We're at the playground with the kids, and pictures are taken of us, and we say, 'No, she's my friend?' "

On her son's reaction to her new relationship: "His teachers were just so great about it, because they were the first people that started referring to 'Charlie's moms,' which is so lovely, and we really hadn't done that yet. So Charlie came home one day and he said [to Marinoni], 'You're my mommy too!' "

Continue reading at The Advocate...