It's not likely that people past the younger age demographic of this classic children's cartoon are still watching this show unless they happen to catch it alongside a younger family member , but they'll have heard of the kerfuffle surrounding the announcement of a gay wedding taking place in the show's soft and friendly anthropomorphic animal universe. This isn't the first time Arthur has come under fire for actually following through with its message of inclusiveness and neighbourliness. A while back now, a spinoff of the show, Postcards From Buster, featuring Arthur's best friend, bunny Buster Baxter, who travels parts of North America and visits real children to learn about where they live. One of the episodes happened to feature a family with two moms, something that angered homophobic conservatives and had them clutching their pearls more than a decade before the gay wedding episode.
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In his study of the unconscious Freud found that the ego distorts our view of ourselves and the world around us. People project their anxieties or shameful desires onto other objects. No matter how innocent or carefree a show is someone somewhere will find dirty undertones, especially gay themes. Bert and Ernie are the go-to guys for the gay agenda scaremongers. Two men sharing dwellings for years can get suspicious. Sesame Street was originally conceived to be a show that could appeal to low income kids living in the working class neighborhoods of urban America.
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He used to be the best friend of Arthur Read , until they "broke up. He was once seen as the class clown, but his demeanor became more sullen as he grew older. This is likely because of his mother's death in September ,  after which he was forced to live with his physically and verbally abusive father. Bitzi later claimed that Buster's birth was why the marriage deteriorated.
Buster Baxter Goes to Vermont. I always thought that Sesame Street would have the first gay people on it, of any television for children. I grew up with Sesame Street. Sesame Street was the first show to have inner city kids, black kids, Hispanic kids, and a puppet with HIV.