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‘Once Upon A Time’ reveals first LGBT couple

Joe Williams April 18, 2016

The show first promised to introduce a same-sex couple to the show last year.

Popular fantasy drama Once Upon a Time has finally introduced fans to the shows first same-sex couple.

Ruby from Little Red Riding Hood and Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz finally kissed, introducing fans of the show to Once Upon a Time’s first LGBT couple – seventeen episodes in.

In a series of flashbacks, Ruby and Mulan team up with Dorothy in Oz to take down the Wicked Witch.

Romance blossomed between the two women after a fateful sleeping curse lead Ruby to the Underworld to bestow true love’s kiss on Dorothy to wake her.

Executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz originally revealed an LGBT couple would be joining the show after a screening of the season premiere last year.

We know that community have been big supporters of the show and we would love to be able to tell a love story that reflects that,” Kitsis told Entertainment Weekly.

“It’s something we want to do this year,” Horowitz added.

“It’s something we think is due and important to do on the show. This is the world we live in.”

Viewers originally speculated that the relationship could occur between Mulan and Aurora – after it was hinted that the pair loved each other – but Kitsis and Horowitz did not reveal which characters the arc would feature until the episode aired.

Meanwhile, LGBT icon Xena: The Warrior Princess will soon be battling her way back onto television screens – fifteen years after the last episode of the show aired.

However, fans of the cult icon and her long time lover Gabrielle will be delighted to discover that their romance will feature at the forefront of the new series.

NBC has ordered a new Xena pilot from writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach, architect behind the CW’s cult hit The 100 – which recently provoked viewer backlash after the death of a popular LGBT character.

More: Disney, fantasy, kiss, lesbian, LGBT, once upon a time

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