HRC kicks off ‘Equality Act’ campaign with Sally Field and her son Sam Greisman

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Human Rights Campaign launched its new campaign “Americans for the Equality Act,” a video series which features celebrities who support the Equality Act, on Monday. The proposed bill would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The video series, filmed by award-winning directors Dustin Lance Black and Paris Barclay, kicked off with actress and LGBTQ advocate Sally Field and her gay son, Sam Greisman, as they have a video conference conversation on why the Equality Act is instrumental in ensuring that the LGBTQ community has equal rights across state lines.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson came out after he was caught stealing gay porn

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson revealed that he came out to his parents after an embarrassing incident.

The “Modern Family” star shared the story as part of PEOPLE’s Coming Out Stories video series. He explained that he stole porn from his local bookstore when he was a freshman in high school. Ferguson was caught by metal detectors and his parents had to come get him.

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