She removed the Birney from her name when she divorced her second husband more than 20 years ago and now just goes by Meredith Baxter. She married for a third time in 1995 but divorced again in 2000 and then came out as a lesbian in 2009. On Dec. 8, 2013, she married her partner, Nancy Locke, a general contractor, with whom she has been since 2005. She continues to act today, with recurring roles on "Switched at Birth" and "Finding Carter." She also appeared with Patty Duke as one half of a gay couple on the fourth-season finale of "Glee" in 2013 and had a stint on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" in the fall of 2014.