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I was 11 years old and visiting Europe with my parents on my first trip outside the United States, when I first encountered and rejected the reality of my own strangeness. I was climbing on a concrete play structure in Stockholm– an undulating biomorphic sculpture that was matronly, grey, and curved in such a way as to encourage a boy to touch.
Shockingly, a conservative writer who gets paid to find evidence of liberal bias in things managed to find liberal bias in a bunch of TV shows — and among these shows was… Sesame Street. Okay; that’s not actually shocking. What is shocking is that a conservative writer decided to bitch and moan about Sesame Street, but missed out on the whole “Bert and Ernie are clearly a gay couple” angle. But oh well.