The hollywood host and actrees shares that birdie, her 12 year old daughter is gay and identifies with they/them pronouns
Known for being an LGBT advocate, it didn't come as a surprise that the talented actrees was open about her daughter, birdie, sexual orientation and gender identity. The news was shared during her podcast Busy Philipps is doing her best. saying that her daughter had shared to she and her husband when she was just 10 years old:
"For those of you who are my friends listening at home, this is the first you’re hearing that Birdie is gay and out,” she said on the podcast episode. "Birdie told us at 10 years old and we immediately... I mean, obviously, I knew that Birdie knew."
Philipps also opened up about Birdie's choice of using the pronouns they/them and how she gave her the ok to spread the news to the world:
"I said, 'You know, Bird, I've been doing a bad job with the pronouns,' " Philipps recalled. "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."Bird was like, 'I don’t give a f—. You can talk about how I’m gay and out; you can talk about my pronouns. That would be cool with me. That’s great.
Busy and her husband Marc Silversteing also share daughter Cricket Pearl who is 7 years old.