Hugely popular children’s TV show breaks new ground in same week Thomas the Tank Engine introduced an autistic character.
Children’s TV show Peppa Pig introduces its first lesbian couple
Children’s TV show Peppa Pig has added a lesbian couple to its cast of characters for the first time.
In episode 41 of season seven, titled Families, which aired on Britain’s Channel 5 on Tuesday, Penny the polar bear introduced her two mothers.
In the scene, Peppa Pig and her classmates are asked by their teacher to sketch pictures of their families to be put up on their classroom wall.
Each student has their turn to introduce the family members they have drawn and describe their job and characteristics.