Nickelodeon Will Feature First Same-Sex Couple in Cartoon ‘The Loud House’

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Source: Nickelodeon

Source: Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is changing up the typical cartoon by reflecting real-life society in their characters.

The network will be the first major entertainment outlet to feature a same-sex couple on an animated show. According to Variety, “the network will introduce a same-sex couple on the animated show The Loud House on Wednesday.”

The Loud House follows a boy named Lincoln Loud who is the only boy in the Loud family consisting of 10 sisters. Viewers will be introduced to the same-sex couple during an episode when a friend named Clyde McBride comes over for a sleepover. Harold and Howard McBride, the same sex-couple, are voiced by Wayne Brady, Let’s Make a Deal host, and MadTV alum Michael McDonald.

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The reaction to the cartoon news has been pretty positive on social media with many praising Nickelodeon for their actions.

While this is the first same-sex couple to be featured in a cartoon on a major television network, Disney and Pixar made the move with a lesbian couple in Finding Dory and with a pair of mothers on the Disney show, Good Luck Charlie.

Check out the clip below and see the full episode on Wednesday at 8 on Nickelodeon.

(H/T APlus)

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