It was the groundbreaking kiss heard 'round the country. Fifteen years ago today, Dawson's Creek premiered the first ever male gay kiss on primetime television when Jack McPhee and his boyfriend Ethan shared a beautiful kiss on the season finale of the show. For the last several decades, television shows have featured gay characters in their casts. 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. But with so many years of theatre, film, and television shows featuring important homosexual characters, why did it take until the year to actually see a kiss between two men unfold onscreen?
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Six YouTubers, four homosexual and two heterosexual men got together and decided to make a video of them kissing. The young men spoke briefly about the social taboos related to heterosexual men and physical intimacy. HT Gay Times. More: A new study has debunked one of the worst misconceptions about gay men and sex. More: The reason why straight men are having sex with straight men.