Gloria Estefan Loves Her Gay Daughter
Gloria Estefan is revealing how she came to terms with her daughter’s sexuality.
In a new episode of Red Table Talk: The Estefans, the legend chats with daughter Emily and niece Lili about offering her support for her daughter while coming out.
“We had no clue,” said Gloria, according to People magazine. “You say, ‘How could we not have known?’ It’s not like we didn’t suspect at some moments.”
“I remember being in my bedroom and telling you, ‘Mama, are you gay?'” she added. “‘Do you want [me] to carry the gay flag, because if you want I will get on that parade float and I will carry that flag?'”
Gloria then turned to Emily and said, “You said to me, ‘Mom, I’m not gay.’ Because that wasn’t the word in your mind for who you were.”
“I was also figuring out who I am,” responded Emily.
The Cuban-American daughter of Emilio and Gloria came out publicly in 2017 when she shared a photo with her partner Gemeny Hernandez.
For National Coming Out Day last Sunday, Emily shared a tribute about her relationship with her mom.
“Be you. Be kind. Be better,” she wrote. “Be open, be careful if you feel unsafe, be LOVE. Anything else is icing … Happy love day… because that should be every. Single . Day.”
We love this so much!