'Family Ties' Mom Meredith Baxter Joins Group of Later-in-Life Lesbians

Today, Meredith Baxter revealed the gender to which her heart is truly tied: women. Baxter, the actress best known for playing hippie mom Elyse Keaton on the 1980s sitcom "Family Ties," announced that she's a lesbian and has been keeping her sexual preference a secret for seven years. "I am a lesbian and it was a later-in-life recognition," Baxter said on NBC's "Today" show. "Some people would say, well, you're living a lie and, you know, the truth is -- not at all. This has only been for...Full Story
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