Find out some interesting facts you need to know about the American filmmaker Julie Cypher.
Julie Cypher and her former partner, musician Melissa Etheridge have lost their 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher on May 14, 2020. Etheridge has said the cause of the death is opioid addiction, as she mentioned on her social media post.
Julie Cypher and Melissa Etheridge shared two children, the other one being their daughter Bailey Jean Cypher. The filmmaker Julie Cypher was best known for being the partner of Melissa in the past. But there is very little information regarding her personal life and professional life. Below, we have compiled some essential facts about Julie, so you get to know her better.
Julie Cypher and Melissa Etheridge used to be high-profile activists for gay rights during their relationship. Julie became famous since then for being one-half of one of the lesbian celebrity couples who went public with their relationship for the first time.
Julie Cypher and Melissa Etheridge used to be high-profile activists for gay rights during their relationship.
In 1995, Julie and Melissa appeared in a "We'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" poster campaign for PETA. In an interview with The Advocate, Melissa expressed her willingness to have children with Julie. According to Daily Mail, in the interview, she said, 'I think one of the many fears people have about homosexuality is around children. I think that the more gay parents raise good, strong, compassionate people, the better the world will be.'
During her relationship with Melissa Etheridge, Julie Cypher gave birth to two children by artificial insemination procedure. The couple's first child, daughter Bailey Jean, was born in February 1997. Their second child, son Beckett, was born in November 1998.
David Crosby was the sperm donor for conception of Melissa and Julie's kids.
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Julie and Melissa had kept the biological father of their children secret at first. But the couple later revealed that the sperm donor to the couple was the musician David Crosby.
Julie Cypher was born in Wichita, Kansas, on August 24, 1964. Her father's name was Dick Cypher, and the mother's name was Betty (née Jackson) Cypher.
Julie Cypher was born in Wichita, Kansas.
Julie Cypher attended Bates Elementary School in Tulsa, Oklahoma, from 1974-1976. She used to take dance lessons and violin lessons during these years. She also participated in Girl Scouts, where she attended Camp Scott and Tiawah Hills Ranch. Julie went to the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied television and film.
Julie Cypher is married to Matthew Hale at present. The couple was married in 2004, for nearly 16 years.
Julie Cypher is married to Matthew Hale at present.
Julie Cypher was previously married to actor Lou Diamond Phillips in 1986. After five years of marriage with Phillips, Julie left him and began dating Melissa in 1990. The two first met when Julie was assisting Melissa on the music video for the single 'Bring Me Some Water' in 1988. Melissa and Julie split in September 2000 after Julie revealed that she was not gay in a therapy session.
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