VIDEO: Interview with "Modern Family" star Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Wed. January 2, 2013 8:43 PM by News Staff

Jesse Tyler Ferguson lobbies for marriage equality

Chicago, IL - Jesse Tyler Ferguson of ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family" joined Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon on Wednesday to lobby for marriage equality in Illinois.

Following a press conference in Chicago, Ferguson took time for an interview with Gay Chicago TV's Brian Felder for a - Gay Chicago TV exclusive.

Ferguson, who portrays Mitchell Pritchett on "Modern Family", talked about his support for marriage equality, his fiancé Justin Mikita, the couples' Tie the Knot foundation and Bow Tie Lobby Day on Thursday, when a marriage equality bill could be called for a vote.