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Disney Will Have First Same-Sex Couple, Some Bigots Are Pissed


Disney will feature it’s first same-sex couple in Good Luck Charlie. It’s about time and pretty freaking cool if you ask me. An episode will feature a family with two moms. “This particular storyline was developed under the consultancy of child development experts and community advisors. Like all Disney Channel programming, it was developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness,” a Disney Channel spokesperson said.

It’s about time the kids with same-sex parents and members of the LGBT community started to get representation at an early age. Most of what happens in your formative years begins to feel normal, so just seeing a lesbian couple will totally de-stigmatize it for a lot of people. It always bothers me when parents say, “How am I supposed to explain two men kissing to my kids?” I don’t know, the same way you explain a man and a woman kissing? So sorry that you have to actually teach your kids something and can’t allow them to raise themselves or have television do it for you?

According to TV Guide, “In the storyline, parents Amy and Bob Duncan (Leigh-Allyn Baker and Eric Allan Kramer) set up a playdate for preschooler Charlie (Mia Talerico) and one of her new friends. When the kid arrives, the Duncans learn that Charlie’s pal has two moms. That’s fine, but the potential new friendship is put to the test as one mom chats with Amy, and the other is stuck listening to Bob’s dull stories.”

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Emerald is an editor at CollegeCandy, lover of coffee, and pretend francophile. After studying writing and popular culture at NYU she decided to be a grownup and get a job. Tweet at ya' girl @EmeraldGritty.