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Transgender Woman Asks for Permission to Host Topless Pool Party for 12-Year-Olds

A Canadian transgender activist requested permission to host a topless pool party for LGBT youth 12+ and that parents be banned from attending the event. The request came from Jessica Yaniv, a transgender woman who is also at the center of a discrimination suit against immigrant women because they would not give Yaniv a bikini wax because Yaniv still has male genitalia, LifeSite News reports.

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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