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Cartoon Network’s “Clarence” to feature (sort of) same-sex kiss

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Updated on December 10, 2021

While there are still very few openly LGBT supporting characters on American children’s TV, some progress has been made in recent years. Disney Channel’s now-canceled “Good Luck Charlie” featured a pair of lesbian parents in its next-to-final episode. And now, we have news of a (sort of) same-sex kiss between a pair of non-recurring characters on Cartoon Network’s “Clarence,” as noted by gay media oriented blog Towelroad:

Cartoon Network Features Gay Kiss In Kids’ Cartoon: VIDEO| Gay News | Towleroad

Again, “sort of”… apparently an actual kiss on the lips was vetoed by CN’s execs. Still, I suppose it’s a sign of progress, however incremental.

Here’s the full video:

(Updated 7/11/16)

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