Will & Grace
Will & Grace was a popular sitcom about best friends Will Truman (Eric McCormack), a gay lawyer, and Grace Adler (Debra Messing), a straight interior designer. It aired on NBC for eight seasons starting in 1998.
Cultural Impact of Will & Grace
The popularity of Will & Grace is widely considered to have contributed to the growing acceptance of LGBT rights in American culture in the late 90s and early 2000s. In a May 2012 interview with Meet the Press, even U.S. Vice President Joe Biden cited the series's influence, saying "I think Will & Grace did more to educate the American public than almost anything anybody has ever done. People fear that which is different. Now they're beginning to understand."
LGBT Cast and Crew
- How 'Will & Grace' Positively Contributed to the LGBT Movement
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