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‘Arthur’ creator issues fiery response to critics of the gay wedding episode

"Why shouldn’t their teacher marry another man?" Marc Brown says. "We all know people who are gay."
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Two Hollywood Projects Leave Georgia Due to the State’s Anti-Abortion Law, Alabama Won’t Play ‘Arthur’ Episode Featuring Gay Wedding

Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar, a new movie set to reunite Oscar-nominated Bridesmaids writers Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, and an Amazon Prime Video show called The Power have abandoned their plans to film in Georgia due to the state’s restrictive anti-abortion law. Meanwhile, the neighboring state of Alabama (which has its own set of Draconian abortion laws in place) refuses to air an episode of the animated series Arthur which depicts the anthropomorphic aardvark’s teacher in a same sex...
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Arthur: Alabama bans episode of kids' show featuring same-sex wedding

Episode was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Alabama Public TelevisionAlabama Public Television has refused to air a recent episode of a children’s program that featured a same-sex wedding.An episode of the popular animated series Arthur, titled Mr Ratburn and the Special Someone, was deemed inappropriate for the state’s young viewers by Mike McKenzie, the director of programming for the station, saying broadcasting it would be a “violation of trust”. Continue reading...
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Alabama public television won't air Arthur episode featuring gay wedding

The first episode of the 22nd season of the children's animated show Arthur, titled "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone," premiered last week but Alabama Public Television has refused to air it. Why? Because third grade teacher Mr. Ratburn's special someone is a chocolate maker named Patrick and the two are seen walking down the aisle. In 2005, Arthur spin-off show Postcards from Buster showed a lesbian couple which infuriated then-Department of Education Secretary Margaret Spellings.) From CN...
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GLAAD Slams Alabama Public TV for Nixing ‘Arthur’ Same-Sex Marriage Episode

GLAAD has criticized Alabama Public Television’s decision to not air a recent episode of children’s animated program “Arthur” that features same-sex marriage, calling the move “mean-spirited.” In the Season 22 premiere, which aired May 13, Arthur’s third-grade teacher Mr. Ratburn gets married to chocolate-store owner (and aardvark) Patrick. Alabama Public Television Director of Programming & […]
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Twitter responds accordingly to Alabama’s freakout over gay cartoon rat wedding scandal

"The real reason the Arthur gay wedding isn’t good representation is the only people who seem to be gay at the wedding are the grooms."
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Alabama bans episode of children’s cartoon ‘Arthur’ for featuring gay wedding

Public broadcasting refused to air the episode in the state fearing parental backlash.
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Alabama Bans ‘Arthur’ Episode With Gay Wedding

Alabama Public Television refused to air an episode of “Arthur” last week that featured a wedding between two men, choosing instead to play a re-run episode. APT’s director of programming, Mike Mckenzie, told on Monday that he isn’t planning to air the episode. “Parents have trusted Alabama Public Television for more than 50 years to provide children’s programs that entertain, educate and inspire,” Mckenzie said. “More importantly – although we strongly encourage parents to watch telev...
Tags: News, Alabama, Lgbtq, Homophobia, Arthur, McKenzie, Sebastian Gorka, Alabama Public Television, Cristina Cabrera, Mike McKenzie, Allan Pizzato

This state won't air an episode of a kid's show featuring a same-sex wedding

Alabama Public Television says it won't air an episode of the children's show "Arthur" that featured a same-sex marriage.
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Alabama Public Television won’t run ‘Arthur’ gay wedding

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Public Television has chosen not to air an episode of the PBS children’s show “Arthur” because it included a same-sex wedding. The episode “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone” aired nationally on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner. APT showed a re-run instead. […]
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Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Episode of Arthur Featuring a Gay Wedding

Alabama’s public television network has banned an episode of the PBS cartoon series Arthur that features a same-sex marriage. The episode, entitled “Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone,” shows the wedding of Arthur’s third-grade teacher Mr. Ratburn – a cartoon rat – to his partner, a chocolatier named Patrick. It aired nationwide on May 13…
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25th horse dies at Santa Anita since December, second in 4 days

Santa Anita, fatality free for nearly seven weeks, was hit with its second horse death in four days Monday when Spectacular Music was euthanized after injuring his pelvis during Sunday’s sixth race. It was the 25th catastrophic injury at Santa Anita since the meeting opened Dec. 26 and the eighth on the main track during live racing. Eleven deaths have occurred during morning training and six over the turf course. One of the deaths was the result of a heart attack. Spectacular Music, a state-bre...
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'The Spanish Princess': Henry VIII gets his flirt on and four more historical observations

The plot thickens on this week's The Spanish Princess. Determined to fulfill God's destiny for herself, Catherine begins to spread her assertion that she never consummated her marriage with Arthur, even calling upon Maggie Pole to back up her claim. Maggie isn't up for Catherine's ambitious scheming though and pledges to do whatever keeps her “conscience and head attached to her neck” (this worked for her for almost another 40 years). Meanwhile, Catherine flirts with Henry un...
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Cardboard Iron Throne Cat Bed

I made this cardboard Iron Throne inspired by HBO's Game of Thrones for my very regal and deserving cat Arthur. I posted it on Reddit afterward and it went viral. I'm happy to report Arthur has been really enjoying his new bed. Formerly, he was always hanging out in this sad, old cardboard box.When ...By: elewis03Continue Reading » [Author: elewis03]
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How Annette Bening Puts It All Onstage. But Keeps Something for Herself.

The film star is nominated for a Tony for “All My Sons,” a play with which she has a personal connection.
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Arthur Original Art is up for grabs!

If you're a fan of original art, I just put an adorable illustration of Arthur up for grabs on eBay, starting at one penny. Go snag it!
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Sackler/Kanders: My 1978 ARTnews Exposé on Met’s Sackler Enclave (plus: my takes on opioids, tear gas)

The Met’s now-defunct Sackler Enclave — a 600-square-foot office and storage space on the museum’s premises, named for the oldest brother, Arthur (who died before OxyContin was developed), run by his personal curator, and housing prime examples from his private collection of Far Eastern art — was arguably an infraction of museum ethics. – Lee Rosenbaum
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Amazon Prime Has Canceled The Tick After 2 Seasons

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Amazon Prime has canceled The Tick after 2 seasons Amazon has decided not to move forward with The Tick. The announcement came from series creator, Ben Edlund who took to Twitter to announce that there won’t be a third season — at least on Amazon. He did mention that “Destiny demands that my compatriots and I now seek a new home for this series,” so no one knows what the future holds. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || ...
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Queen Dracula – review

Director: Curtis Everitt Release date: 2017 Contains spoilers Oh lord… This flick recently appeared on Amazon Prime and, of course, I gave it a whirl. Aside from gender swapping the antagonist (and thus altering relationships with said antagonist) this really was a poor effort. Indeed, the gender swap is rather interesting, though not explored in a particularly meaningful way, and the original source of the vampirism was interesting also. Beyond those points things are mired in awful dialogue, ...
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Delicate right-wing radio host Sebastian Gorka having trouble coping with ‘Arthur’

'Arthur' is set to air a gay wedding, and Sebastian is having a rough time.
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Seb Gorka Has A Beef With A Cartoon Character’s Wedding

Former White House official Seb Gorka, predictably, spent some of his radio show airtime Tuesday complaining about the wedding of two cartoon characters on the PBS show “Arthur.” Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, married a man (or, more accurately, an anthropomorphized animal of some kind) on the most recent episode. “Did you have any questions about there being a culture war, ladies and gentlemen?” Gorka asked. “Did you have any doubt in your mind? This is a war for our culture.” Gorka said tha...
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PBS Show 'Arthur' Introduces Children To Same-Sex Marriage

Longtime PBS kids' show "Arthur" featured a same-sex marriage on its Season 22 premiere. Beloved teacher Mr. Ratburn gets married to his "special someone," who the children later find out is a man.
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‘Arthur’ Opens Season With a Same-Sex Wedding and a Cake

The animated show’s first episode of its 22nd season was the latest moment in daytime television to include a more diverse set of characters.
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Arthur teacher comes out in children's cartoon series

A long-running cartoon series that recently featured a gay wedding gains huge social media praise.
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‘Arthur’ Character Comes Out As Gay, Marries And Is Flooded With Twitter Love

One tweeter described it as “my ‘Game of Thrones’ finale.'"
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'Arthur' character Mr. Ratburn came out as gay and got married in the season premiere and Twitter loved it

The "Arthur" premiere gave us all the feelings -- not just because the PBS animated series is back for its 22nd season, but because Mr. Ratburn finally got the happy ending he deserves.
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'Arthur' character came out as gay and got married, and Twitter loved it

The "Arthur" premiere gave us all the feelings -- not just because the PBS animated series is back for its 22nd season, but because Mr. Ratburn finally got the happy ending he deserves.
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‘Arthur’ Character Comes Out as Gay and Gets Married in Season 22 Premiere

Mr. Ratburn from “Arthur” had a same sex marriage in the show’s 22nd season premiere Monday — and Twitter is sharing the love. For fans of the show, it’s no secret that the third grade teacher loves cake, which now comes adorably full circle as Mr. Ratburn shares wedding cake with his new aardvark husband […]
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Dr. Arthur Zitrin, Bioethicist and Death Penalty Foe, Dies at 101

An authority on bioethics at New York University for decades, Dr. Zitrin sought to discipline physicians who assisted in executions by lethal injection.
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Jason Momoa Offers Update on Aquaman 2: ‘The Beard Will be Back by Then’

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Jason Momoa offers Aquaman 2 update: ‘The beard will be back by then’ Jason Momoa is ready to head back into the ocean. The Aquaman star spoke with Ellen Degeneres (via CinemaBlend) about the upcoming sequel, Aquaman 2. Though it’s not scheduled to hit theaters until 2022, Momoa revealed they’re already hard at work. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptS...
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