Good Luck Charlie Introduces Disney Channel's First Gay Couple

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The Disney Channel introduced its first-ever gay couple on the popular family series Good Luck Charlie in a groundbreaking episode Sunday.

Parents Amy and Bob Duncan, played by Leigh-Allyn Baker and Eric Allan Kramer, set up a playdate for preschooler daughter Charlie (Mia Talerico).

Little Charlie's new friend, it turns out, has two mothers.

"This particular storyline was developed under consultancy of child development experts and community advisors," a spokesperson said this week.

"Like all Disney Channel programming, it was developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness."

It was welcomed by one prominent former Disney child star, Miley Cyrus, who took to twitter last summer to address the rumor, saying: "Is this true?!?!?!"

"I commend Disney for making this step ... They control…so much of what kids think! Life isn't bright sets & wardrobe & kids becoming superstars! This is INSPIRING."

Hundreds of the show's fans went online to welcome the controversial development, which was also met with the obligatory backlash from critics.

The right-wing group One Million Moms, best known for a failed boycott against JCPenney after the chain hired Ellen DeGeneres, condemned it.

"Conservative families need to urge Disney to avoid controversial topics that children are far too young to comprehend," organizers wrote in response.

Whatever you think of the characters, they will be short-lived.

The lesbian moms appeared on the penultimate episode of Good Luck Charlie. The Season 4 finale, scheduled for February 16, will be its finale.

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SOMEONE'S GETTING FIRED! I AM THE GHOST OF WALT DISNEY, AND SOMEONE'S GETTING FIRED!!!!!

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Bloody stink farts in your mouths from Disney happy day piss ants! Die a death of fire and rain on the elders of the moutain . Back pedal now sinners and the witches will still burn !! Never to come back to this plain !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Bloody stink farts in your mouths from Disney happy day piss ants! Die a death of fire and rain on the elders of the moutain . Back pedal now sinners and the witches will still burn !! Never to come back to this plain !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Bloody stink farts in your mouths from Disney happy day piss ants! Die a death of fire and rain on the elders of the moutain . Back pedal now sinners and the witches will still burn !! Never to come back to this plain !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Are you serious, Disney? Good Luck Charlie is supposed to be a fun TV show. Why are you adding this inappropriate addition to the show? Kids don't need to see this. It's pathetic. Don't do anything like this in the future! If you do, then I don't want my children to watch this show anymore.

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@ Susan Ranger

"inappropriate addition", "kids don't need to see this"? Really? What part of there being a lesbian couple who love their child, is inappropriate? This show has had multiple sexual innuendos worked into it's script, and you're worried about your kids seeing two moms? What's "pathetic" is you're unwillingness to accept the way people are born, we live in a new age; one that's seen enough discrimination for a millennia, and quite frankly the only thing fueling it now is pure ignorance.

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This is disappointing!! I always liked good luck Charlie as it has been centered on the fun and chaotic family life! It's always been a show I could enjoy with the kids and not worry if the next scene was appropriate or not! Bad move Disney!

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@ Jenny

I agree, this was always a great show for children. When this came across I was SO disappointed. Walt Disney must be turning in his grave to see what has happened. It's now a good thing that this series is coming to an end. It can go down with a liitle dignity left instead of going down in a ball of fire which is where it appears to have been going.

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My comment must have been deleted. I said it's disappointing that Disney feels the need to shove this down our children's throats.

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I think its good for people to be open to different kinds of relationships. You love who you love and you can't help it. Yes I a typical man and woman relationship but it is nice to see others in the same loving relationship as mine but with another man/woman.

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I don't watch disney. It's too skanky.

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this boy is already fond of lesbians?
BUT HATES F*GGOTS!!

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