Actress Kristy McNichol has come out as a lesbian in a bid to help kids who are tormented about their sexuality The 49 - year - old child star of the TV Hit ''Family" & "Empty Nest " & cult film "Two Moon Junction" dropped off the Hollywood radar in the late 1990's when she retired from acting --- but now she's making a brief return to help bullied teens. Announcing his client has been living with her partner Martie Allen for two decades , Kristy publicist Jeff Ballard tells People.com " She's sad about kids being bullied & hopes that by coming out she can help kids who need support . She would like to help others who feel different .The Emmy Award winning former actress has also released this recent photo , stating that because she is approaching 50 she wants to be "open about who I am. " ERIC R. MUELLER , DVM
Eric R. Mueller was born in Cincinnati , Ohio , but grew up in Chicago Illinois & North Kentucky. In Kentucky he live on a 20 acre horse farm working & breaking Tennessee Walkers & Rocky Mountain horses. Eric attended the University of Kentucky where he played Division 1 football & received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. After graduating from the University of Kentucky he obtained his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine @ Aburn University. While @ Aburn , Dr. Mueller was a Small Animal Emergency Resident & he discovered his specific interest in surgery .In and along the way , Dr. Mueller has provide veterinary medical relief for the Gulf Oil Spill in 2010 & completed a preceptorship program @ 2 veterinary clinics in Alpharetta , Georgia. Licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Georgia. Dr. Mueller is excited to settle down & practice veterinary medicine in Atlanta .