“The goal is that everyone should get to turn on the TV and see someone who looks like them and loves like them,” Rhimes said. “And just as important, everyone should turn on the TV and see someone who doesn’t look like them and love like them. Because, perhaps then, they will learn from them. Perhaps then, they will not isolate them, marginalize them, erase them. Perhaps they will even come to recognize themselves in them. Perhaps they will even learn to love them.”
Of course, Rhimes is notorious for defending her shows and the LGBT characters that populate them. Watch as she slams a Twitter user for going after the gay sex scenes.