‘With this episode, they see a family that looks like our family.’

This was the first time that Amanda’s daughter had seen a family like their own on the TV. As the ‘Doc McStuffins’ that aired on Saturday had a lesbian and interracial couple.



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In the episode, the family lives through a scary earthquake and learns the importance of having a safety plan in case of emergencies. Except that wasn’t the groundbreaking scene. It’s the series’ decision to feature a same-sex couple, voiced by actors Portia de Rossi and Wanda Sykes, who are both lesbians and it’s breaking the norms.

“The diversity of the show and having an African-American little girl be the star of the show and also being a doctor, it sends a great message”


“I am a fan of Doc McStuffins. My kids, they watch the show. With this episode, they see a family that looks like our family.” Skye’s explained.

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