Disney’s first gay love ballad debuts on ‘High School Musical’ series
Frankie A. Rodriguez, left, and Joe Serafini attend the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's "Cruella" at El Capitan Theatre on May 18, 2021, in Los Angeles. - Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America/TNS

Disney is breaking new ground with a sweet love song in “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.” While romantic ballads have been part of Disney’s arsenal of television shows, animated features and Oscar-winning films for decades, what makes “In a Heartbeat” different is who’s singing to whom. On Friday’s episode of the GLAAD Media Award-winning show, Carlos (Frankie Rodriguez) sings a love song to his boyfriend Seb (Joe Serafini), in the studio’s first same-sex love song. “When all is said and done/ You’ll always be the one that I keep comin’ back to/ In a heartbeat, I’d choose you/ Ho...