They kissed with their mouths open and also with their tongues ON FOX.
They made out at school, in cars, in their bedroom, in hotel rooms, in fake elevators, and at prom.
We’d never seen a character like her before and we haven’t really seen anyone like her since. He was a blue collar widower who went from taking away his son’s car if he acted gay to officiating his son’s gay wedding, and in between all that, he became the best father any gay TV character could ask for.
As a fat, trans woman of color, seeing Unique do things like be the best singer at Nationals, or have fun at a sleepover with the other girls in “Glease” or have her fellow New New Directioners step up and say that they’ll walk home from school with her so that she doesn’t have to be afraid anymore regularly brought me to tears. He gave Kurt love advice, life advice, and forced him to listen to safe sex advice.
He probably changed as many minds as Kurt did, because like Burt, a lot of Americans didn’t know any gay people until Kurt came out.