It has long been whispered that Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie are gay. At various times the rumor has escalated into their actually getting married on the show, this event either being planned. Sep 18, 2018 · Bert and Ernie are indeed a gay couple, 'Sesame Street' writer claims Former “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman said Bert and Ernie’s relationship was modeled after his own with his life Author: Kalhan Rosenblatt.
Sep 19, 2018 · Why it matters that Bert and Ernie are gay, which they are It’s a way to tell more kids that they, too, belong in the world By Elizabeth Simins @ElizSimins Sep 19, 2018, 4:34pm EDTAuthor: Elizabeth Simins. Sep 18, 2018 · Sexual orientation or not, Bert and Ernie came to symbolize gay rights when, in 2013, they were featured on the cover of The New Yorker after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage. It Author: Sarah Mervosh.
Sep 19, 2018 · In a slew of tweets on Tuesday, Frank Oz said Bert and Ernie aren't gay after a former "Sesame Street" writer said the duo are a couple.Author: Kalhan Rosenblatt. Sep 18, 2018 · Ex-Sesame Street Writer Says Bert and Ernie Are Gay as Show Insists They're Just 'Best Friends' this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines.Author: Maura Hohman.
Sesame Workshop responded by claiming that Bert and Ernie have no sexual orientations because they are both puppets. Frank Oz, who previously performed as Bert, stated Bert and Ernie were not gay, saying, "They're not, of course, a gay couple. But why that question?