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 We're excited to announce a new
 friend joining us on Sesame Street!
 She's Julia, a 4-year-old with autism!
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 Muppet who has a father in jail:
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 1:15 PM 22 Mar 17

 Sesame Street Announces
 New Transgender Character
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 New Sesame Street Transgender Character Rabbit
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thingsstingshouldsing:

thomasmwilson:

strawberrymacaronexplosion:

nightguardmod:

luidilovins:

hustleinatrap:
it’s sad that puppets are more accepting than people…

LET πŸ‘ ERNIE πŸ‘ AND πŸ‘ BERT πŸ‘ TIE πŸ‘ THE πŸ‘ KNOT πŸ‘ THEY πŸ‘ HAVE πŸ‘ A πŸ‘ MORE πŸ‘ ONGOING πŸ‘ STABLE πŸ‘ RELATIONSHIP πŸ‘ THAN πŸ‘ MOST πŸ‘ OF πŸ‘ US πŸ‘

Y’all joke about it, but let me tell you a story: See, back inΒ β€˜94 (yeah, you youngins), our sociology teacher mentioned that today was the 25th anniversary of Sesame Street. And he proceeded to tell a story.
See, he was in kindergarten when Sesame Street first aired, and he saw the first episode, live, with his classmates. He described the experience of seeing this for the first time as incredible. The entire class loved it.
The next day, however, the teacher announced that they could no longer show it, due to some people upset that it showed interracial friendships, of kids of different ethnicities playing together. Keep in mind that this show was only two years after laws banning interracial marriages were overturned.
So yeah. They’ve been doing the right thing before many of us here were even alive.


They also handled death better than pretty much any show ever. I remember when Mr Hooper died. Well, really the actor playing him died. They could have written around it or ignored it, but they didn’t. They did a whole show about death and grief, and it was moving and completely perfect. And it pissed people off because it was a kids show and I guess some people think kid shows should be happy all the time. Sesame street is the best show. I would have said so at 5, and I still say so as a childfree 35 year old.


Children’s media should respect the intelligence of their audience and Sesame Street won’t flinch from that.

This is all so true, which makes it even worse that new episodes of Sesame Street are effectively behind a 6 month paywall.

thingsstingshouldsing: thomasmwilson: strawberrymacaronexplosion: nightguardmod: luidilovins: hustleinatrap: it’s sad that puppets are more accepting than people… LET πŸ‘ ERNIE πŸ‘ AND πŸ‘ BERT πŸ‘ TIE πŸ‘ THE πŸ‘ KNOT πŸ‘ THEY πŸ‘ HAVE πŸ‘ A πŸ‘ MORE πŸ‘ ONGOING πŸ‘ STABLE πŸ‘ RELATIONSHIP πŸ‘ THAN πŸ‘ MOST πŸ‘ OF πŸ‘ US πŸ‘ Y’all joke about it, but let me tell you a story: See, back inΒ β€˜94 (yeah, you youngins), our sociology teacher mentioned that today was the 25th anniversary of Sesame Street. And he proceeded to tell a story. See, he was in kindergarten when Sesame Street first aired, and he saw the first episode, live, with his classmates. He described the experience of seeing this for the first time as incredible. The entire class loved it. The next day, however, the teacher announced that they could no longer show it, due to some people upset that it showed interracial friendships, of kids of different ethnicities playing together. Keep in mind that this show was only two years after laws banning interracial marriages were overturned. So yeah. They’ve been doing the right thing before many of us here were even alive. They also handled death better than pretty much any show ever. I remember when Mr Hooper died. Well, really the actor playing him died. They could have written around it or ignored it, but they didn’t. They did a whole show about death and grief, and it was moving and completely perfect. And it pissed people off because it was a kids show and I guess some people think kid shows should be happy all the time. Sesame street is the best show. I would have said so at 5, and I still say so as a childfree 35 year old. Children’s media should respect the intelligence of their audience and Sesame Street won’t flinch from that. This is all so true, which makes it even worse that new episodes of Sesame Street are effectively behind a 6 month paywall.