Disney have been applauded by viewers after the production company aired their first ever same-sex kiss this week.
In an episode of Star vs the Forces of Evil which aired on channel Disney XD a gay couple can be seen sharing a kiss for this first time in the history of the company.
The episode has received positive reactions from viewers on social media.
Martha Cliff, a journalist and LGBT advocate, tweeted, “We’re getting there, one kiss at a time.”
In the second series of the cartoon, protagonist Star and her friend Marco attend a concert and find themselves surrounded by kissing couples.
Among the crowd two men can be seen sharing a smooch and later in the episode two further lesbian couples are also spotted kissing.
The iconic scenes occur during a musical number called ‘Just Friends’ and while the moments are fleeting fans have hailed them as highly significant in the movement towards diversity in Disney films.
Many viewers took Twitter to applaud the break through, hoping that it would pave the way for further diversity in Disney films.