Modern Family gay couple 'should marry'

2013-05-16 13:04
Modern Family
New York - The American Civil Liberties Union is lobbying for the gay couple on Modern Family to get married.

The campaign for the most prominent gay parents on US television comes as momentum for gay marriage builds in parts of the country.

ACLU Action started a campaign to urge the show's producers to write a wedding episode for Mitchell and Cameron, fathers of an adopted child and one of three couples at the heart of the show.

The ACLU says it is appealing to the fictional family to draw more attention to the real issue as the Supreme Court deliberates on two important marriage equality cases.

ABC referred questions to 20th Century Fox Studios, which did not immediately respond.

Show creator Steven Levitan tweeted a link to the campaign with "Wow".

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