‘It’s a brand new world!’ Teacher from kids’ show ‘Arthur’ comes out, marries another man

Credit: White House Archives

The long-running children’s cartoon series “Arthur” kicked off its 22nd season with a revelation about recurring character Mr. Ratburn.

After announcing he is gay, the title character’s teacher invited students to his wedding to another man.

It’s a brand new world!” said one of the attendees.

In addition to congratulations from other characters, the fictional wedding even attracted praise in the real world.

“Congratulations Mr. Ratburn!” tweeted LGBT-rights group GLAAD.

What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments section below.