Every child has difficulties growing up, but it can be especially difficult for some kids if they have a gay parent. In recent years, being openly gay has been accepted and celebrated, but this wasn’t always the case. Back in the day, there was a huge stigma that surrounded gay people, and sadly, they were looked down upon because of who they choose to love. Many people felt that they needed to hide and went their whole life scared to come out of the closet.
They felt embarrassed and judged, especially during the AIDS epidemic. Many people called it “the gay disease” and failed to take it seriously. Today, the disease is understood more and has gained worldwide support. Here are some celebrities whose parents are part of the LGBTQ community. They had to accept their sexuality way before the rest of the world did. We also included some modern-day celebs with their gay or lesbian siblings, and boy have times changed!