Jane Lynch: Ellen DeGeneres Is the Reason I Can Be ‘Openly Homosexual’ and an Actor

Glee actor Jane Lynch gave a touching, heartfelt thanks to Ellen DeGeneres in a video short for Makers, praising the LGBT pioneer for her work and knack for bringing people together. Lynch credits DeGeneres for paving the way for herself and other LGBT female actors to be out and proud in their work.

Watch Lynch praise the power and influence DeGeneres’ coming out had in the media for her and others below:

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