Some gay people worry about coming out to their grandparents, but this 80-year-old showed his grandson that there was nothing to worry about.

In a show of support for his gay grandson, Frank Orvino took to a Chicago tattoo parlour, got an equality tattoo.

The equals sign tattoo matches that of his grandson Joe Skwarek, who came out to his grandfather first. 

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Mr Orvino has also attended Chicago Pride every year since Joe came out.

He even uploaded a video of the process to YouTube. It is available to watch below.