This week will likely be a rough one for all the homophobes and general bigots with a penchant for modern Nickelodeon cartoons. The Loud House is introducing the network's first same-sex married couple Wednesday, Variety reports. An excerpt from the episode, which introduces the parents of character Clyde McBride, hit Twitter over the weekend:.
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The historic Nickelodeon episode will air on Wednesday at 5 p. The company will introduce a biracial, same-sex couple in an upcoming episode of its animated series Loud Housemaking it the first show in Nickelodeon history to feature a married, same-sex couple, according to Entertainment Weekly. Time to make history indeed!
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Fans praised the show for its casual portrayal of the two dads, voiced by the comedians Wayne Brady and Michael McDonald. Rather than linger on their sexuality, the episode focused on their traits as overprotective parents. In the segment titled Overnight Success, the parents drop off their son for a sleepover with a humidifier, white noise machine, ear plugs, allergy medicine, a photo of the family and multiple phone numbers in case their cellphones fail.
Kenya's government has banned six animated shows airing on Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network to battle what it described as attempts to "glorify homosexual behavior" and "impair" the moral judgment of children. According to the KFCB complaint, the shows in question have been trying to "normalize, glamorize, and even glorify homosexual behavior. The Kenyan censors have said that the six cartoons "are intended to introduce children to deviant behavior," calling such efforts "obnoxious and inappropriate. KFCB further added that such material "targets children and seeks to impair their moral judgment on the institution of family," and has written to MultiChoice, the owners of DStv, where the shows are aired, to inform them about the ban.
Viacom refused to discuss the specifics of the decision—and whether it was linked to accusations that surfaced against Savino on animation news site Cartoon Brewwhich says at least a dozen women have come forward with stories of inappropriate behavior on his part. Viacom is committed to the safety and well-being of our employees, and to fostering a workplace free from harassment. As a matter of policy, we do not comment on specific employee matters, but we take all allegations of this nature very seriously, investigate them thoroughly and take any necessary actions as a result.
Produced by Linda Ellerbee's Lucky Duck Productions and hosted by Ellerbee, My Family Is Different featured children of gay and lesbian parents talking with children from households that oppose equal rights for gay and lesbian families. The shows creators Mike DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko quickly silenced that argument in a blog post stating, " Our intention with the last scene was to make it as clear as possible that yes, Korra and Asami have romantic feelings for each other. Nickelodeon's The Loud House debuted their first interracial gay couple on July 20th, Announcement of these characters, Harold and Howard McBride, was met with "overwhelmingly positive reaction.