Mr. Ratburn and his husband dancing

“I’m really proud of that episode. And I will defend it to anybody who wants to talk about it.

Why shouldn’t their teacher marry another man? We all know people who are gay, who are trans, and it’s something that is socially acceptable. Why is there this discomfort that it takes a leap into our national media?

I don’t want children or people who are different to feel excluded. That’s not the kind of world we want to live in. And we want children to be educated so they can see there’s not just one type of family.

Everyone should feel represented. I think we did that with Arthur.”Arthur creator Marc Brown speaking to People magazine about Alabama Public Television’s decision to censor the show’s gay wedding episode.

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