Posts Tagged ‘Sesame Street’

Reaction to New Yorker’s Gay ‘Bert and Ernie’ Cover

In the wake of this week’s Supreme Court’s ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s ban on gay marriage, the New Yorker magazine thought it would be cute to feature Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie as a gay couple on its same-sex cover. The cover features silhouettes of the iconic puppets cuddling…

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Sesame Street dad ‘Gordon’ dumps his wife of 40 years for a younger woman

The ex-wife of one of Sesame Street’s most lovable characters has filed for spousal support after she alleges he dumped her for a younger woman. Roscoe Orman, who played the kind and nurturing “dad” Gordon Robinson, is accused of leaving his ex-wife, Sharon Orman, “destitute” after 40 years of marriage. “I want people to know…

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