Tasmanian gay rights advocates say their home-grown TV star, Jaason Simmons, is a role model for young gay Tasmanians.
This follows his revelation that he has a male partner he intends to marry and that the couple have an adopted son.

Spokesperson Rodney Croome said that many young gay Tasmanians still grow up feeling isolated and stigmatised.

“The success of Jaason Simmons, both in his professional and personal life, sends a message to young gay Tasmanians that they can achieve their goals,

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