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Josh Hutcherson Reveals Hope To Shut His Pro-LGBT Group, Straight But Not Narrow, 'But There's Still More Work To Do'

‘Hunger Games' star Josh Hutcherson has opened up about his Straight But Not Narrow campaign, which tackles homophobia in schools, revealing that he’d love to wind things down - but society isn’t ready.

The actor supports the campaign, which launched back in 2011, and he’s now admitted that he hopes its services aren’t required at some point in the future.

Josh Hutcherson

“It starts there, by making it legally acceptable but socially there is so much prejudice and bias that is integrated into our culture and that’s going to be around for while.

“I hope one day in my lifetime we get to close the door on this group but there’s a lot more work to do.”

Josh’s comments come following the closure of another US group, Freedom To Marry, which declared their mission accomplished after a vote for marriage equality passed in each of the 50 US states.

The actor has worked hard to shine a spotlight on eradicating homophobia, and back in 2013, he discussed his own sexuality, stating: “Maybe I could say right now I’m 100% straight. But who knows? In a f**king year, I could meet a guy and be like, ‘Whoa, I’m attracted to this person.’”

“I’ve met guys all the time that I’m like, ‘Damn, that’s a good-looking guy,’ you know? “I’ve never been, like, ‘Oh, I want to kiss that guy.’ I really love women.

“But I think defining yourself as 100% anything is kind of near-sighted and close-minded.”

Find out more about Straight But Not Narrow here.

Stonewall is a UK-based organisation, that offers more information on other LGBT services and helplines. Contact them on 08000 502020.

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