Billie Lourd was raised without gender because Carrie Fisher was the most badass mom ever
Carrie Fisher was truly of the future. When she had her daughter Billie Lourde in 1992, she chose to raise her without gender. In a September interview for Teen Vogue with Scream Queens creator Ryan Murphy, Lourd spoke of Fisher’s progressive parenting style.
Her mother had been an outspoken feminist icon for a very long time.
Billie said she grew up without her gender defining her. Even her name was meant to be gender neutral.
Carrie Fisher had, throughout her career, been an outspoken advocate for women, and for feminism in Hollywood.
Now, the 24-year old Lourde has a daunting journey ahead of her to carry on her mother and grandmother’s legacy. We know, without a shadow of a doubt, that the force is strong with this one.