Cory Monteith, who plays Finn Hudson on
the Fox musical-comedy Glee, has joined Avan Jogia's pro-gay
The 29-year-old actor has recorded a
video for Jogia's Straight
But Not Narrow campaign. Monteith's video will be released
sometime next week, the group said.
Monteith is the highest-profile
celebrity yet to record a video for the group.
In the campaign's inaugural video,
Jogia, who plays Ben Stark on cabler Syfy's Battlestar Galactica
spinoff Caprica and Beck Oliver on the Nickelodeon teen sitcom
Victorious, explained the group's mission.
“We are a group of men, talking to
men about men who like men,” the 19-year-old Canadian actor said.
“And how men should be OK with your man friends liking men.”
“It doesn't make you any less of a
man or make it look like you're into men if you're friends with a man
who likes men.”
“And men don't let other men
disrespect men, man.”
“So, if you're a real man, man up and
stand up for your man friends who like men,” Jogia added in the
43-second video ad. (The video is embedded in the right panel of
Matt Bennett and The
Kids Are All Right's Josh Hutcherson have previously recorded