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Speak Up With Jimmy: Actor Christian Campbell on Being a Gay Icon (VIDEO)

12/10/2013 05:38 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016
  • Jimmy Nguyen Blogger - JimmyWin.com; Host, 'Speak Up With Jimmy'; diversity & innovation advocate; founder, DiverseStory Project; digital media & technology lawyer and advisor; speech expert

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In 1999, actor Christian Campbell starred in the gay romantic comedy film "Trick." That role catapulted him into becoming a gay icon. In this interview, Christian shares with me what it's like for him to be a straight actor who is a gay icon and how that has impacted his career. Christian also discusses why it's easier today for straight actors to play gay roles in movies and television.

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