” and “80% of screen time is reserved for heterosexual couples.” Brittany’s sexuality, while never explicitly stated by the character as bisexual, goes unconcealed for the most part because the , Ryan Murphy and company, have never known quite what to do with Brittany.
Various writers and critics have even questioned her ability to even consent to sex after exhibiting such childlike tendencies.
This was their first “official” kiss, though in an earlier episode it was implied they were making out in Brittany’s bed, and Santana kissed her neck.
In Season 3, when Brittany and Santana were both main cast characters and in a happy and stable relationship, they didn’t share a single private conversation.
In the second season, Rivera was promoted to series regular, and Santana was given more high-profile storylines, such as the development of her romantic feelings for her best friend Brittany Pierce (Heather Morris), and subsequent realization that she is a lesbian.
Rivera, who has been vocally supportive of the love story between her and Morris' character, has received widespread praise for her portrayal of Santana, as well as for her for vocal work in numerous songs performed as part of the show's central glee club, New Directions.