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01/27/2015 12:12 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Dan Savage's Life To Serve As Basis For New ABC Sitcom

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It looks like LGBT activist Dan Savage is making his next move.

The "It Gets Better" founder is slated to be the focus of a semi-autobiographical, single-camera comedy on ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show, still untitled, will follow the younger years of Savage's life and the experiences of his family following his decision to come out of the closet.

"What seems like the end of their idyllic life turns out to be the beginning of a bright new chapter when everyone stops pretending to be perfect and actually starts being real," The Hollywood Reporter notes.

According to Entertainment Weekly, "David Windsor and Casey Johnson will write and executive-produce with Savage, Brian Pines and Dan McDermott."

Dan Savage, who writes a sex and relationship advice column, is also widely known for his work with the "It Gets Better" project, a campaign that aims to help queer youth understand that their circumstances will get better and cultivate change throughout the world in terms of LGBT tolerance. He also runs a weekly podcast focused on love and sex advice called "Savage Lovecast."

Head here to learn more about "It Gets Better."

For a full list of Fall 2015 TV pilots, head here.

(h/t Towleroad)

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