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Nickelodeon Debuts First Animated Interracial Gay Couple
Times are changing. Nickelodeon apparently wants their cartoon families to reflect more diverse types of families…and now they’ve “introduced” a an interracial gay couple as parents to a cartoon child on an upcoming episode of The Loud House. Via MailOnline:
A Nickelodeon show is making network history after introducing its first ever bi-racial gay couple.
The couple will appear on The Loud House, a cartoon which centers around the life of Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters.
On the July 20 episode, the couple, Harold and Howard McBride – voiced by Wayne Brady and Michael McDonald – are taking their son, Clyde McBride, to a slumber party at the Loud house.
The two children are speaking on walkie talkies as young McBride heads over to the Loud household.
The show’s innovative scene is heralded by Loud telling McBride: ‘It’s time to make history!’ just as the McBride parents ring his doorbell.
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