In what is being a called a first for the children’s network, The Cartoon network show Clarence featured two men embracing on a date earlier this month.
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The Huffington post spoke with the show’s writer, Spencer Rothbell, who said the original cut of the scene featured the men exchanging gifts and kissing on the lips, but higher ups at the network said no dice:
The scene was changed in order to get the green light from Cartoon Network, who air the show.
He later added: “It’s such a minor throwaway moment but I guess it’s better than nothing. Maybe one day the main character can be gay and it won’t be a big deal.”
Earlier this year the Disney Channel featured its first ever gay characters when a lesbian couple were introduced in an episode of the sitcom, ‘Good Luck Charlie’.