The couple originally kissed on the lips but the scene was changed in order to get approval from the channel.

Cartoon Network debuts its first ever gay characters in Clarence

Cartoon Network has debuted its first ever gay characters in its animated series, Clarence.

t shows a woman waiting for a blind date when an attractive man shows up. The woman gets excited, waves hello, and then the man looks confused and it turns out that he is meeting his boyfriend. Woman gets upset. – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cartoon-network-feature-first-gay-characters-new-show-they-were-banned-kissing-mouth281014#sthash.7iyIkvMJ.dpuf

The moment shows a woman on a blind date getting excited when she sees a man arrive at the restaurant she i waiting in. It is then revealed that the man is meeting his boyfriend and the couple are seen kissing each other on the cheek.

Clarence writer Spencer Rothbell has revealed via Twitter that the couple originally kissed on the lips but the scene was changed in order to get approval from the channel.

“It’s such a minor throwaway moment but I guess it’s better than nothing," said Rothbell.

"Maybe one day the main character can be gay and it won’t be a big deal.”

The Disney Channel featured its first ever gay characters earlier this year when a lesbian couple appeared in its Good Luck Charlie.

Watch the moment from Clarence below:

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