He told New York Magazine.
When Silvio Horta sort of first introduced the character and what the character was going to do at the beginning of the season, I was very, very scared,” he said. “And I was very, very hesitant; I really was. It was just so awkward to have to, you know, let alone kiss someone in front of a camera, to kiss a boy, and to have that weight on your shoulders of knowing that it’s the first boy-on-boy kiss ever on television, that’s tough,” he said. “That’s what really nerve-racked me the most. It wasn’t kissing the girl or the boy or the this or the that; I didn’t care about that. It was, ‘Am I going to do it right?’ And I’m really happy with the way it turned out.