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Busy Philipps says eldest child Birdie, 12, is ‘gay and out’

Busy Philipps says eldest child Birdie, 12, is ‘gay and out’
"Birdie told us at 10 years old and we immediately... I mean obviously, I knew that Birdie knew," Philipps said.

You can talk about how I’m gay and out; you can talk about my pronouns.I mean obviously, I knew that Birdie knew,” the 41-year-old said on Thursday’s episode of her podcast, “Busy Philipps is Doing Her Best.“Because Birdie said that they would like their pronouns to be they/them, and I haven’t been doing it, and I said because I have this public persona and I want Birdie to be in control of their own narrative and not have to answer to anybody outside of our friends and family if they don’t want to,” she added.Thankfully for Philipps, Birdie said that they had absolutely no problem with their mother publicly discussing the subject.

” Philipps added that Birdie has also talked about their choice of pronouns — and even though that is something mom still has to work on, she has been “trying my best at that.Recently, after finding Birdie “lying on the floor in the dark” listening to Harry Styles’ “Fine Line” album, Birdie told Philipps that, “I feel like I’m alive, but I’m not really living, you know?

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