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Moore and Page defend gay rights in ‘Freeheld’

Moore and Page defend gay rights in ‘Freeheld’

By Dejarelle Gaines, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Based on real events, Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) is a dying police officer who wishes to leave her pension to her life partner Stacie Andree (Ellen Page) until the New Jersey board of freeholders denies the couple's request.