Modern Family Actor Launches “Tie the Knot” Foundation for Marriage Equality

Written by scott on November 15th, 2012

The phenomenal success of Modern Family has been a game changer for its entire cast, including actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

The show’s high ratings, three consecutive Emmy wins for outstanding comedy series and broad fan base have given all its stars a massive platform. Ferguson is using his for a cause that’s both political and personal: the fight to legalize same-sex marriage.

The 37-year-old Montana native doesn’t just play Mitch, a gay man in a loving, committed relationship on TV; in a way, he is Mitch. After dating for more than two years, Ferguson and his boyfriend, Justin Mikita, decided to take the next step. During a recent trip to Mexico, Ferguson “popped the big Q.” Mikita said yes.

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