The Promise of Girl-on-Girl

BY Editors

August 06 2010 1:45 PM ET

KISS T.A.T.U. X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COMHayden Panettiere and Madeline Zima: Heroes — When cheerleader Claire Bennet heads off to college, she finds a new best friend — roomie Gretchen (Madeline Zima). But Gretchen’s feelings for Claire are stronger than friendship, and after a heated fight, she kisses her. Even though the show played up the “lesbian” story line for months, the rest of their relationship is really just hand-holding and late-night talks.  

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