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10+ Celebrity Parents Who Are Raising Their Kids To Stay True To Themselves

Parents' love is the most important aspect to a child's mental foundation. How we interact with our mother and father will determine all subsequent male/female relationships we will ever have.

That means you need to love your kids and support them no matter what. Even in times when you might not understand or disagree.

Prepare to take notes from these 10+ celebrity parents who are raising their kids to be who they are.

Cynthia Nixon.

Instagram | @cynthiaenixon

Cynthia was filled with relief when her child Seph came out to the world.

"I felt really weird using the other pronoun in public, but people didn’t know yet. He was good with it, and it was really nice, actually, when we announced it."

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt.

Jolie said (about Shiloh) during an interview:

“She likes to dress like a boy. She wants to be a boy. So we had to cut her hair. She likes to wear boys’ everything. She thinks she’s one of the brothers.”

Gabrielle Union & Dwayne Wade.

Instagram | @dwaynewayde

Dwayne first spoke about his daughter, Zaya, on The Ellen Show.

"When I say we’re learning from our 12-year-old, we’re literally learning from our child.”

Sally Field.

Instagram | @thesallyfield

Sally Field is such a progressive parent that she even tried to set up her son Sam with Olympic ice skater Adam Rippon.

Charlize Theron.

Instagram | @charlizeafrica

Charlize's daughter (born a boy) came out when she was only 3-years-old.

"I feel like as her mother, for me, it was important to let the world know that I would appreciate it if they would use the right pronouns for her.”


Instagram | @izaaktheo

When Sade's son came out back in 2016, he wrote:

"Thank you for fighting with me to complete the man I am. Thank you for your encouragement when things are hard, for the love you give me."

Ally Sheedy.

Ally Sheedy has always been a vocal advocate for the LGBTQ community.

Her son Beckett is transgender and Ally is his biggest supporter.

Cindy Barshop.

Instagram | @cindybarshop

Cindy's child Jesse (born a girl) is on her way to becoming transgender with his mother's full support.

"I believe in creating an open and positive home so they are able to express themselves.”


Cher has always supported her son Chaz from the very moment he first began his transition. Because that's what you do when you love someone.

"We’re in the best place we’ve ever been since she was young."

Megan Fox.

Instagram | @meganfox

Megan has always supported her son, even from his days inside the womb.

"I could feel, through my mother’s intuition I suppose, that he was not subscribing to gender stereotypes, so I decided to provide an environment for him early on that would allow him to discover how he wanted to express himself."

Magic & Cookie Johnson.

Instagram | @magicjohnson

Magic Johnson went on The Ellen Show to discuss his child EJ coming out and identifying as a woman.

"I think it's all about you not trying to decide what your daughter or son should be, or what you want them to become."

Naomi Watts & Liev Schreiber.

When Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watt's son Kai wanted to dress up as Harley Quinn for SDCC, the progressive parents didn't bat an eye.

Marlon Wayans.

Instagram | @marlonwayans

Marlon celebrated his daughter's coming out decision on Instagram for Pride Month.

"Happy pride .. to my pride and joy. I wouldn’t change one effing thing about you. Love you to the moon around the sun through the galaxies and back again."


Instagram | @pink

Pink has always been open about raising her children in a gender-neutral environment.

"Last week Willow told me she is going to marry an African woman. I was like: "Great, can you teach me how to make African food?"

Gwen Stefani.

Instagram | @gwenstefani

Gwen encourages her kids to explore and to not let themselves be confined by gender stereotypes.

The boys enjoy painting their nails and playing dress-up. We love to see it!