The kiss between Marian and boyfriend, Bastian | Photo: soynormalvale Twitter
Prime time television in Spain aired a kiss between a bi woman and a trans man.
19-year-old Marina was a contestant on Spanish talent show Operación Triunfo.
She performed The Voice Within by Christina Aguilera.
The singer lost the vote however.
During results, her mother and boyfriend joined her on stage.
Marina is a bisexual woman and her boyfriend, Bastian, is a trans man.
After their reunion and a hug between the three, Marina and Bast shared a kiss.
The moment has been applauded as a moment of visibility for the LGBTI community.
TVE is the Spanish TV network who broadcast Operación Triunfo. The network has been thanked for being ‘the public broadcaster that represents us.’
Watch the cute kiss below
One Twitter user thanked the couple for their ‘courage and commitment to equality, diversity and visibility.’
“Una chica bisexual besando a su novio trans en horario de máxima audiencia” El beso de Marina de #OTDirecto28N con Bast, gracias por vuestra valentia y apuesta por la igualdad, la diversidad y la visibilidad https://t.co/38b1vkOhHM pic.twitter.com/kRklpPZOYK
— Rosa Laviña (@RosaLavina) November 28, 2017
Bastian wore a shirt saying ‘Protect trans kids’ much to Twitter’s delight.
— León (@voidleon) November 27, 2017
Guillem Clua is a Spanish director and scriptwriter. He said the kiss was the ‘best thing to happen on Spanish television.’
— Guillem Clua (@guillemclua) November 27, 2017
Edu Calle is a Spanish TV and radio host. He applauded the show for the diversity.
— Edu Calle (@EduCalle_) November 27, 2017
One Twitter user said: ‘Love is too nice to hide in the closet. Thanks Marina and Bastian for being visible.’
— Igualdad LGBT (@IgualdadLGBT) November 27, 2017
Another thanked the couple for ‘breaking molds’ and ‘dismantling prejudices.’
— Pol Jiménez (@poljimenezs) November 27, 2017
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