We come to this knowing just how resonant this is going to be for millions of people ... By just putting these two characters on the show, just their visibility alone, the power of that act ... is going to save millions of peoples' lives. Young people are going to decide that they actually understand what it is that they've been confused about for all of these years. They're finally going to have a name and a word and a definition for their own feelings. And that alone will save millions of peoples' lives."
(Cruz and Anthony Rapp play a gay couple
on Discovery, arguably the best Star Trek series
to come along.)