Memorabilia from Hallmark Channel’s The Christmas House now part of the Smithsonian archives

Last year, Hallmark Channel made history when it released its first Christmas movie featuring an LGBTQ+ storyline. The Christmas House, which starred Jonathan Bennett, Brad Harder, Robert Buckley, Treat Williams, and Sharon Lawrence, also included the first same-sex kiss in a Hallmark Christmas movie. “The response was so absolutely overwhelmingly positive and joyous,” Bennett said