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This speech Julianne Moore gives in LGBT drama Freeheld will make you tear up

This speech Julianne Moore gives in LGBT drama Freeheld will make you tear up

Freeheld stars Julianne Moore and Ellen Page

‘I’m only asking for equality.’ These are the words voiced by Julianne Moore as Detective Laurel Hester in Freeheld.

In this point of the movie, the dying detective pleads with the governing body of Ocean County, New Jersey, to allow her to pass her pension benefits to her partner Staci Andree (played by Ellen Page).

This is a beautiful, and what feels to be a very accurate, clip of the film.

Watch it below: