Full circle. When life comes together in this way it’s worth taking a moment to drink it in. One such moment happened when my son, Mr. Carter, discovered “Sesame Street.” He isn’t even 2 years old yet and ha...
Bert and Ernie have some new company in the Queer Muppet Suite following the re- cent outing of Kermit the Frog. Miss Piggy must be in full-bore rampage mode—but that’s none of my business. *Sip* Sesame S...
The man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of an illicit sexual relationship is now recanting the allegations, according to The New York Times.
From The New York Times:
Andreozzi & Associates, a law firm that said it represented the accuser, who has never been named, said in a statement that “he wants it to be known that his sexual relationship with Mr. Clash was an adult consensual relationship.” The statement added, “He will have no further comment on the matter.”
Now that the dust has settled on the 2012 general election, stories of improper sexual conduct have begin to dominate the national media landscape. I wish I could recap the story swirling around resigning CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus, but the twists and turns are honestly quite difficult to follow. Secret CIA prisons, affairs, FBI investigations... It's all a bit much. Plus, there's not really a gay angle to the story.
But over the weekend, a second story broke with a decidedly gay subplot.
The puppeteer and voice behind “Sesames Street” character Elmo was forced to take a leave of absence from the show following an accusation he had an improper sexual relationship with a then-16-year old male.
Should Ernie and Bert get married, or should gay folks leave them alone?
Re: “Change.org petition aims to out Bert and Ernie” (thegavoice.com, Aug. 10)
"Yes, they already live together. Might as well!"
"There is a time to push the envelope and then time to leave some things alone. I personally think this is one of times it should be left alone. Choose your battles wisely."