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Re: PFB: The Lost Episode
« on: November 13, 2013, 11:16:31 pm »
No clue if it's all based solely on the infamous "Two moms" episode or not, but I'm guessing since ONE show "promoted tolerance towards homosexuals", then they assumed ALL PBS Kids shows were promoting tolerance, and if there's one thing conservatives hate more in this world than homosexuality, it's tolerance towards homosexuals. :p

But SESAME STREET did actually have similar controversy a few years earlier: when word of a new HIV+ Muppet was to be introduced, parents absolutely FLIPPED OUT... 'cause, you know, HIV/AIDS automatically means you're gay? You know, that old stigma? But, the problem is the parents DIDN'T EVEN GET THE ENTIRE FRICKEN STORY! It wasn't the American SESAME STREET that was introducing an HIV+ Muppet to the cast, it was the South African co-production that was introducing a new HIV+ Muppet to their cast, and the Muppet wasn't gay or promoting homosexuality, and didn't even contract HIV through gay sex, she contracted HIV from a blood transfusion when she was an infant, and, well, HIV is an epidemic down in South Africa.

Heck, anybody remember that old PBS promo that had clips of not just PBS shows, but like Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, Cartoon Network, and other clips, all set to "We Are Family"? Even THAT put bees in some parents' boxers. :p

But, I digress, didn't really mean for this thread to start up a debate, just wanted to share the comic.
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