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10 years without Ellen

DeGeneres make TV history

One decade ago this month, Ellen DeGeneres came out on Time’s cover and, not to be outdone, her character on the ABC sitcom “Ellen” also declared her lesbianism. Laura Dern shared the historic TV moment on the show’s “Puppy Episode,” which aired April 30, 1997.

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