Here's How These 11 Queer Celebrity Moms Celebrated Mother's Day
Yesterday was Mother's Day, and that means we got to see some absolutely adorable pics of mothers with their kids!
A lot of people celebrate the day by posting pictures of their own moms, but it's also a day that moms, mothers, and Mommies get to show off their own kids! For queer moms, it can be an even more special day, as many queer parents face obstacles in becoming parents.
Here's how 11 lesbian, sapphic, and queer moms celebrated their day with Instagram posts showing off their beautiful kids and just how proud they are.
After recently becoming a mom, Halsey shared some great pictures of themself when they were younger, and some pics of them with their own child. "Happy Mother's Day to all the moms near and far, wishing and wanting, missing and longing, tired and smiling, figuring it out one day at a time," she said.
Out country singer Chely Wright shared a pic of her wife and child, saying, "Happy Birthday and Happy Mother's Day to this lady. Thank you Lauren Blitzer-Wright, for bringing your A-Game every single day. And I'm not quite sure how you look exactly the same as the day we met, but you do. To know you is to love you... and we do."
Trans elder and Stonewall veteran Miss Major celebrated Mother's Day with an adorable photo of her and her baby.
Bisexual Encanto and In the Heights star, and new mom, Stephanie Beatriz posted this pic from the week her daughter was born to celebrate her first Mother's Day as a mom. "Very hard very real very intense very emosh very lucky very grateful very tired very very very #happymothersday," she wrote.
Multiple Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile shared an adorable video of her and her wife helping their daughter pull out a loose tooth over a facetime call.
"No matter what I do, you're the best thing I've ever done!" singer Kehlani wrote about her daughter Adeya Nomi. "Happy mother's day to all the young moms, hardworking moms, moms who are deemed unconventional. Happy Mothers Day to mothers that stepped up and the mothers that didn't get a chance to. Happy Mother's Day to every and any kind of mother. Motherhood makes this world go round. In every ceremony is some kind of mother, in every culture there is a high reverence for the Mother and the Matriarch. i hope all the mommies get rest today. take a hot bath, let somebody feed you. I hope you release guilt today. I hope you get kisses and cuddles today. i hope you smile at what you've created or raised, and realized, you fuckin DID that. I was born for this mom shit!!!!"
Star Trek: Discovery star Tig Notaro shared this gorgeous picture of her and her wife, The L Word: Generation Q star Stephanie Allynne, holding their newborn sons after they were born. "You changed my life," Tig wrote.
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Loki, Hearts Beat Loud, and Miseducation of Cameron Post star Sasha B. Lane posted a set of pics to celebrate the day, labeling them, "The Kid to My Mama."
Legendary singer-songwriter Linda Perry thanked her ex Sara Gilbert for bringing their son Rhodes into her life.
The first Native American woman to win a major party nomination for the U.S. Senate, and Out100 honoree, Paulette Jordan shared pictures of her together with both her own mom and her kids, bringing a whole family together for Mother's Day.
"I'm truly grateful for my mother and the opportunity to express my appreciation for her," Jordan wrote. "She is the best of humanity. A loving spirit and a selfless leader. She may not want accolades or recognition for anything she does to improve the lives of others, but those of us who get to witness these beautiful acts of kindness, witness life's greatest lessons by example."