Gay acceptance recalls controversy over cartoon characters

Jul 23, 2013 Full story: WALB-TV Albany

A depiction of Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie as a gay couple on the front of the New Yorker magazine after the Supreme Court's ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and California's Proposition 8 drew praise and fire from both sides of the debate.

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#1 Jul 24, 2013
Yeah, the idiots thought that Spongebob Squarepants was gay too. Seriously people, it's Salem all over again.

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#2 Jul 24, 2013
I loved that cover! It was almost like the person who came up with the idea had read my mind 35 years ago. When I was a kid, I imagined Bert and Ernie getting married, though back then, I had no idea that two people of the same-sex couln't.

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