The Disney Channel’s final season of its popular show for tweens, “Andi Mack,” depicts two boys realizing their feelings for each other and holding hands.
Cyrus Goodman, played by Joshua Rush, had announced in an episode earlier this year, “I’m gay.” In 2017, the show’s creators also depicted Cyrus as revealing to his friend Buffy, played by Sofia Wylie, that he is “jealous” that Andi and Jonah are in a relationship as he likes Jonah too, and that he feels “weird” and “different” about his realization.
In the series finale, which aired on July 26, Cyrus and T.J., played by Luke Mullen, are among the youth who sing out Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” at a party.
Later, as the two boys sit together on a bench, T.J. reveals to Cyrus what his initials stand for. Cyrus enthusiastically exclaims that he thinks it is a “great name,” and the two smile at each other.
“Is there anything else you want to know?” T.J. asks as he stares at Cyrus and slowly begins to reach for his hand.
Cyrus looks down at T.J.’s hand moving toward his and replies, “Yes. Is there anything you want to tell me?”
T.J. inquires the same, and the two boys smile at each other and join hands. Soft music plays in the background to add to the scene.
According to CNN, “Andi Mack” creator Terri Minsky touted her inclusion of homosexuality
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