Watch Now! Sarah Shahi comes out of the closet for equality

Sarah Shahi is coming out of the closet in this new PSA from GLAAD. The former L Word star talks about being an ally, and she’s joining the likes of Jackie Chan, Tamala Jones, Giada de Laurentiis and Pauley Perrette in asking non-queer people to come out for gay marriage. is premiering Sarah’s video, and you can find others at


The PSAs were directed by Brett Ratner, who dedicated his time to the campaign after using a gay slur and later apologizing after talking with GLAAD. The great news is Comcast will be airing them, as they’ve contributed $1.5 million in national airtime on its Xfinity TV cable systems.Charisse R. Lillie, Vice President, Community Investment, Comcast Corporation and President of the Comcast Foundation, said they are proud to be a part of “this message of acceptance and equality. Our support of diverse communities is a cornerstone of our culture and we are pleased to be able to provide this valuable air-time to promote this important message.”

What do you think of Sarah’s PSA? Were you hoping she’d say she was, indeed, “an L word?”