WATCH: Ellen Page Confronts Ted Cruz for ‘Discriminating Against LGBT People’

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Ellen Page grilled politician Ted Cruz as he was grilling pork chops at the Iowa State Fair. 

The actress, who came out publicly last year as a lesbian, confronted Cruz about his views on LGBT rights on Friday (Aug. 21, 2015) in front of a crowd of people.

The verbal confrontation, which was captured by ABC News, will also be featured on Page’s TV show, Gaycation With Ellen Page.

So for roughly four minutes, Page and the Republican presidential candidate debated gay rights and religious liberty, specifically about people getting fired for being gay or trans in the workplace. Cruz’s response: “Well, what we’re seeing right now, we’re seeing Bible-believing Christians being persecuted for living according to their faith.”

To which Page replied:

You’re discriminating against LGBT people. Would you use that argument in segregation? 

The Canadian-born actress has expressed dissent towards Cruz, who also was born in Canada, and his beliefs for years, tweeting back in 2013:

Watch the heated debate below.