The year-old Baxter born on June 21, , in South Pasadena, Los Angeles County , who has been married three times and has five children, is currently in a relationship with building contractor Nancy Locke. The couple have been together for four years. Baxter says she began dating women seven years ago. She decided to open up now because supermarket and online tabloids recently got hold of a story about her — accompanied by a female friend — taking part in a lesbian cruise.
Meredith Baxter ‘Lesbian Announcement’: ‘Family’ & ‘Family Ties’ Actress
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At age 62, after three marriages and five children, Meredith Baxter is making public the fact that she is a lesbian. People magazine is also reporting the story this week. While she has been dating women for seven years and has been with her partner, building contractor Nancy Locke, for four years, only now is Baxter discussing her sexual orientation publicly. And the admission might not have come now except for a National Enquirer story reporting that Baxter and Locke took a Caribbean cruise sponsored by a lesbian travel company last month.
Meredith Baxter, on 'Oprah,' Calls Girlfriend the 'Healthiest Relationship I Ever Had'
Meredith Baxter led a "secret life" as an emotionally abused wife for years before learning she was gay and entering "the healthiest relationship I have ever had," the star of the '80s show, " Family Ties ," told Oprah Winfrey today while holding the hand of her lesbian partner. Baxter, 63, also joined by her former television co-star, Michael Gross, and her children, appeared on "Oprah" to discuss her allegedly abusive marriage and what led her to discover she was gay. When she first learned she was a lesbian in , Baxter said, "It didn't scare me and I don't know why I wasn't confused about it. Baxter and her partner, general contractor Nancy Locke, 54, have lived together since