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There was an educational factor for us. There were so many different expressions of gay cultures, what people struggled with, the desire to feel beautiful was an important story. It was very strange. In terms of figuring Ted out, I figured that we both were hopeless romantics, being that he loved the opera and he was always searching for the perfect guy—and he had this unrequited crush and I felt that familiarity with him. I liked that he was more balanced and offered a grounded approach to a lot of situations. So I was really excited that I was going to be a part of that for other people and telling a gay story that was going to be on television. Every TV show seemed to have a gay character, men and teenage boys kissed on network television, and people seemed more interested in engagements and wedding ceremonies than they did about the things that happened in the bedroom. I was like, 'This is the most hetero-normative relationship ever, more than any of the straight couples on television.