All-American TV Mom Meredith Baxter: I’m a Lesbian

Actress who played Elyse Keaton on “Family Ties” comes out of closet.

Last Updated: December 2, 2009 @ 8:05 AM

One of America’s all-time favorite TV moms, Meredith Baxter — who played Elyse Keaton on "Family Ties" — came out as a lesbian in an interview with Advocate.com.

Baxter, who also played an all-American girl in "Bridget Loves Bernie," opened up about her coming out process, her relationship with her partner Nancy Locke, coming out after sobriety and romping around with thousands of lesbians on the recent Sweet Caribbean Cruise in the exclusive interview.

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