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    Modern Family Star Honors Husband at 2024 Tony Awards

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    Jesse Tyler Ferguson, our beloved star from “Modern Family,” took the stage at the 2024 Tony Awards with more than just acting prowess. Before presenting the award for best actor in a featured role, he gave a heartwarming shout-out to his husband, Justin Mikita, in honor of Father’s Day. The couple, who have been together for over a decade, continue to shine as an inspiring example of love and partnership in the LGBTQ+ community.

    Justin & Jesse. Instagram: @jessetyler

    Jesse and Justin’s love story is the stuff of rom-com dreams. They met in 2010 and tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in New York City in 2013. Both have been vocal advocates for LGBTQ+ rights, using their platform to support causes close to their hearts. Together, they founded Tie The Knot, a non-profit dedicated to advocating for marriage equality.

    Instagram: @jessetyler

    Their journey into parenthood began when they welcomed their son, Beckett Mercer, in July 2020. Since then, the couple has been sharing adorable snippets of their family life, much to the delight of fans. Jesse’s touching tribute to Justin at the Tony Awards was a testament to the love they share and their commitment to being present, loving fathers.

    Jesse talks with Orville Peck

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    In recent years, Jesse has expanded his horizons beyond acting. He’s been involved in various projects, including hosting “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” and writing a cookbook with his husband, aptly titled “Food Between Friends.” Their collaborative spirit extends beyond the kitchen, as they’ve continued to stand as pillars of support for one another in both their professional and personal lives.

    Jesse’s public display of affection and gratitude towards Justin at such a prestigious event is a reminder of the powerful love stories within our community. It’s not just about their celebrity status; it’s about the genuine connection and mutual support they exemplify. Cheers to Jesse and Justin for celebrating love, fatherhood, and each other in the most beautiful way possible!

    — Stay fabulous and keep celebrating love, darlings! 🌈💖

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