Disney Channel Makes History With First Openly Gay Character

Disney Channel has made history with its first openly gay character on the network.

Joshua Rush plays 14-year-old Jewish middle-schooler, Cyrus, on the show 'Andi Mack' where he revealed to his friends on the show, "I'm gay."

Since the episode aired, the show has received tremendous amount of support. In a response to fan support on twitter, Josh commented, "Every day is a blessing working on this show. The milstone is just another stitch in a rich and vibrant tapestry that is Cyrus Goodman."

'Andi Mack' airs 8/7c every Friday night on Disney Channel.

Watch the clip of the groundbreaking episode below:

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