Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical (hermionesviolin) wrote,
Elizabeth Scripturient (the delinquent, ecumenical

On This Day in 1997:

ABC aired the highly anticipated one-hour "coming out" episode of the popular TFV sitcom Ellen, starring lesbian comedian Ellen DeGeneres. High-profile stars Oprah Winfrey, Laura Dern, Demi Moore, Melissa Etheridge, Billy Bob Thornton, Dwight Yoakam, k.d. lang, and Gina Gershon all showed their support by playing supporting roles.

-from my Queer Year Page-A-Day Calendar
I think it was after Tufts i was discussing Emma portrayals of gays on television or something, talking about how much has changed so recently; i remember trying to figure out how long ago Ellen came out, since that felt like the catalyst, and i was thinking about how long it took for Willow and Tara to get to kiss onscreen, thinking "Well, 'The Body' was Season 5, which would be 3 years ago..."
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