Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Celebrity

Good Luck Charlie same-sex couple: Taylor's two moms appear

See also

A Good Luck Charlie same-sex couple aired on the Disney Channel Sunday night. Us Weekly reports Jan. 28 Taylor's two mothers -- Susan and Cheryl -- were introduced on the show when they dropped her off for a playdate with Charlie.

The decision was made in 2013 by the network to air the same-sex episode on the children's show.

Desi Lydic, who portrays Susan on the series, tweeted this about the Good Luck Charlie same-sex episode:

"I'm so proud to be part of that episode! Go Disney! #equality."

Good Luck Charlie has been on the air since 2010. Four seasons later the show took a chance on a major issue facing the nation. A Disney Channel spokesperson told TV Guide that the show is "developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness."

Disney also consulted with child development experts and community advisers before executing their decision.

One Million Moms is strongly opposed to the Good Luck Charlie same-sex episode and released a statement.

They said:

"Disney has decided to be politically correct instead of providing family-friendly programming. Disney should stick to entertaining, not pushing an agenda. Conservative families need to urge Disney to avoid controversial topics that children are far too young to comprehend. This is the last place a parent would expect their children to be confronted with topics that are too difficult for them to understand. Mature issues of this nature are being introduced too early and too soon, and it is extremely unnecessary."

According to the report, the Susan and Cheryl characters will not appear again on the show.

How do you feel about the Good Luck Charlie same-sex episode?

Advertisement

Arts & Entertainment

  • Brad Pitt
    Find out how a $10 donation could win you a date with Brad Pitt
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Johnny Cash
    Famous men and their cats prove you don't have to look tough to look good
    Camera
    Celebrity Buzz
  • Valerie Harper
    Valerie Harper clarifies her 'cancer-free' statement with some additional information
    Headlines
  • Kate Middleton
    Kate Middleton's beautiful DVF dress sells out in just minutes
    Camera
    Pop Culture
  • Robin
    As Batman ends the search for Damian's body, we wonder who the next Robin will be
    Camera
    Comics Buzz
  • Vampire Diaries
    See the hottest predictions for the upcoming season of 'The Vampire Diaries'
    Video
    TV Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!