Sesame Street Characters Portrayed As Gay Couple On The New Yorker

Bert and Ernie may be Sesame Street‘s most beloved duo, but The New Yorker takes their friendship to a whole other level with their most recent cover.

Sitting in front of a 1950′s style television in a close embrace, the iconic characters are depicted as a gay couple celebrating the end of the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8.

The now iconic image was originally submitted to a Tumblr by artist Jack Hunter who is happy to see it receive national recognition.

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Photo Credit: Jack Hunter/The New Yorker