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Children’s show Arthur has been all over the internet lately after revealing that one of the main characters in the show is gay.

The PBS Kids show just aired its 22nd season premiere where it showed Arthur’s teacher, Mr. Ratburn, getting married to another man.

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The classic children’s show has been around for so many years, but proved it stays up with the times with the latest episode.

The episode was titled “Mr. Ratburn And The Special Someone.” Although the word “gay” wasn’t used in the show, it demonstrated to young viewers that men can marry men both in the show and real life.

In case you haven’t seen it, you can watch the scene from the episode below.

People praised the show all over Twitter for its representation of LGBTQ people. You can see what they had to say below.

What do you think of the show’s representation of LGBTQ people with Mr. Ratburn? Sound off in the comments below!

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