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Why are Ernie and Bert big news at the moment?

Why are Ernie and Bert big news at the moment?

  Sesame Street characters Ernie and Bert are in the headlines as speculation over the roommates sexuality is debated once again. A former writer for the much loved children’s TV show restarted the debate over whether or not the two friends are in a same-sex relationship. During an interview with Queerty writer Mark Saltzman said […]

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Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families

Sesame Street shows support for rainbow families

Iconic children’s program Sesame Street has show it’s support for rainbow families during the USA’s Pride month. The show tweeted an image of Sesame Street resident Elmo alongside some other colourful monster characters and voiced their support for Pride. “Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and colors.” the message read […]

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Feist announces first album in six years: Pleasure

Feist announces first album in six years: Pleasure

Canadian chanteuse Feist has announced her first studio album in six years, following her 2011 offering Metals. Pleasure is described as focusing on secrets and shame, loneliness and tenderness, care and fatigue – a study of self-awareness. The award-winning artist and former member of/contributor to indie-rock outfits Broken Social Scene and Arcade Fire has had a breakout solo […]

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Ernie and Bert Are Gay Again

Ernie and Bert Are Gay Again

Despite the company behind iconic children’s TV program ‘Sesame Street’ issuing a statement declaring that “Ernie and Bert are not gay, they’re not straight, they are puppets” back in 2011, the two are once again ‘out of the closet’ on the cover of the new edition of ‘The New Yorker’. The cover of next week’s […]

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