Ugly Betty's Cancellation "A Major Loss" For Diversity On TelevisionKaty Kelleher4/09/10 6:40pmFiled to: End of an Eraugly bettyCancellationTelevisionlatinosGay kids on tvDiversity on television26EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe last episode of Ugly Betty will air in less than a week, but many are already mourning the loss of one of the few shows on television to depict a Latino family.Ugly Betty will wrap up the final season on April 14th. The hour-long dramedy had been on the air since 2006, when the world was first introduced to the Suarez family and the staff at fictional fashion magazine Mode. This season also saw a huge milestone, as the fashion-obsessed, super-fey Justin was finally given his coming out moment (complete with a dance! And an adorable first kiss). Our sister site Defamer has already discussed the significance of television's recent spate of gay teens, but the celebration of his coming out - and the way in which it is greeted - is a milestone for gay rights. Jarett Barrios, president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, told AP that the storyline reminds viewers that "a gay teen is also a son, a nephew, a grandson." He continued, "as a man who is both Latino and gay (and a father), I liked the show because it depicted really my own experience and that of so many others in the United States."