Gay sesame street
Sesame Street is one of the most famous TV programs ever dedicated to young viewers. Thanks to its colorful cast of characters and creative outlook, the long-running show has helped children all over the world learn basic lessons about math, reading, and kindness. But as Sesame Street viewers get older, parts of the show take on a different context. Bert and Ernie, for example, are two male characters who live together. I look more Bert-ish. Bert with his paper clips and organization?
Ex-Sesame Street Writer Says Bert and Ernie Are Gay as Show Insists They're Just 'Best Friends'
'Sesame Street' writer clarifies claims that Bert and Ernie are gay - INSIDER
ARE they gay? Bert and Ernie were written as a gay couple. Picture: Supplied Source:Supplied. Joining the Sesame Street team in , Mark Saltzman told Queerty the two beloved characters reflected his own same-sex relationship with film editor Arnold Glassman at the time. The pair were rumoured to written as a gay couple for years. According to Pink News , after same-sex marriage was legalised in New York, fans of the show even set up a petition on change. The charismatic puppet pair also found themselves at the heart of a fierce debate about discrimination and religious beliefs in , when a baker in Northern Ireland refused to bake a cake advocating gay marriage with their faces on it.
'Sesame Street' writer walks back his statement about Bert and Ernie being gay
Mark Saltzman keeps a modest house. Saltzman shows me to his living room, where a pair of leather couches await our presence. His work has encompassed everything from stage musicals like Tin Pan Alley , to telefilms like Mrs. I had in mind a special emphasis on the source of his seven Emmys: a year tenure with The Muppets, including writing scripts and songs for Sesame Street.
His comments thundered across the internet, spreading both outrage and glee. He said that he and his partner, Arnold Glassman, who died in , were much like Bert and Ernie, opposites who found a way to love each other. He said he did not restrict Bert and Ernie to one sexual orientation, or any at all.