‘Modern Family’ Actors who play Gay Couple dish on Real Life
March 24, 2010
As reported by Donna Freydkin in USA Today:
"'So many traditional parents have come up to me and said, 'My husband is totally Cameron.' They're relating to it,' says Ferguson, who is openly gay and single. 'I really wanted to be part of this couple on television. I think it's groundbreaking. It hasn't been done. I wanted to be the voice for that character and represent.'
"Plus, Ferguson says, it might help people be more comfortable with the freedom to marry.
"'It's a safe 'in' for a lot of people who are on the fence about the issue,' he says. 'They feel OK liking our couple. Maybe that will bleed into their personal life. Maybe it's not such a big deal if two men raise a baby.'"
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