The 17-year-old Disney Channel star made the announcement just weeks after his TV character hinted at a same-sex relationship.
The Disney Channel's Joshua Rush said, "We need to support and love all kids in every way we can."
The latest episode, “One in a Minyan,” is a refreshingly nuanced take on a pivotal moment for LGBTQ tweens.
"I knew that I wanted to do it justice," Joshua Rush says.
I go to a private school, and I find myself very lucky. It's a school for actors and filmmakers, so not a totally normal
I made a movie that’s a romantic comedy for a generation. I was fortunate enough to create “City Slickers” and that was about a midlife crisis; so now I’m here about being a grandparent. So there are seminal moments in a lifetime that are sort of marked by doing work about it. That’s a nice thing.