Season 3 of Stranger Things finally introduced the show's first gay character.
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Many assumed Maya Thurman-Hawke's Robin would fall for Steve...
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... But she confesses during the Russian battle that she's gay.
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The actor believes the show's wide reach makes this an essential arc.
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She thinks this message of inclusivity will appeal to youngsters across the world.
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Robin and Steve form an even more remarkable friendship after she comes out.
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Robin ends up being a key player in Season 3...
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... And Thurman-Hawke hopes she gets an even bigger role moving forward.
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