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My Little Pony Introduces Lesbian Couple for Final Season

Coinciding with Pride Month, the Discovery Family cartoon series My Little Pony has introduced a same-sex couple on the show for the first time.

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Writer-producer Michael Vogel told People the timing of the episode, The Last Crusade, is a happy coincidence.  

The episode introduces a lesbian couple, Aunt Holiday and Auntie Lofty. They care for Scootaloo.

The episode has already aired in Europe and will be broadcast in the United States on Saturday.

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In May, the animated children’s series Arthur on PBS showed the gay wedding of Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn.

Co-showrunner Nicole Dubuc told Buzzfeed News the core of My Little Pony’ is to embrace what truly defines a family – love. 

Source: Associated Press

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