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Cities Without Children: The Cost of Our Urban Idols

Yesterday I told you about a district in northern India where, according to reports, not a single girl was born for three months. The main cause of the shocking gender imbalance we see around the world, and especially in India, is sex-selective abortion. In reaction, some of us may be tempted to think, “well, what do you expect from people who worship idols with blue skin and elephant heads?”

12 Popular Children’s TV Shows that Have Gay Characters

The PBS children’s show Arthur captured nationwide headlines and drew the consternation of many parents this year when it featured a same-sex wedding.

Arthur, though, is only the latest children’s show to include LGBT characters. In fact, three of the leading mainstream children’s cable channels — including Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network — have shows with gay or lesbian characters.

Here are twelve popular children’s shows with gay characters:

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Principal Retires after Controversy over Teacher Showing Pro-Life Video

The principal of a well-known Manhattan school announced her retirement after a teacher caused a stir in the community by showing a pro-life video in her 5th-grade class. Principal Iris Chiu announced to a group of parents during a parent-teacher forum that her last day at PS 184, known as the Shuang Wen School, would be in August, Faithwire reports.