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BETTY DEGENERES talks about her life before and after her daughter Ellen Degeneres publicly an...

BETTY DEGENERES talks about her life before and after her daughter Ellen Degeneres publicly an...

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BETTY DEGENERES talks about her life before and after her daughter Ellen Degeneres publicly announced that she is a lesbian. Betty DeGeneres is now the spokesperson for the National Coming Out Project for the Human Rights Campaign. HRC is the nation's largest national lesbian and gay political organization. National Coming Out day is celebrated every October 11.