In Emma, Harriet loves Martin, but due to Emma’s control, she is forced to love Mr. Elton. Similarly, in the first season of Pretty Little Liars, although Maya is going out with her boyfriend, she is in love with Emily. Drunkenly at a party, Maya and Emily hook-up. When she confesses to her parents that she is lesbian they do not approve. Similar to when Emma questions and advises Harriet against accepting Mr. Martin’s proposal.