The television landscape has changed dramatically over the last 20 years. As television became more and more open to exploring LGBT characters and storylines, people across the country were introduced to new friends on their screenspeople that they could connect withand hearts started changing
But Jack and Ethan's kiss wasn't the first homosexual kiss featured on TV. This honor belongs to another popular show for its time, LA Law, featuring the first televised lesbian kiss.
The first regular lesbian character on TV show was in 1988. A shortlived medical series, Heartbeat, featured a lesbian nurse (Gail Strickland) who lived with her lover (Gina Hecht). It wasn t until 1991 that the small screen saw it s first lesbian kiss.