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GOP Senators Demand Television Rating Warnings For LGBT Characters

This program is rated GAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

GOP Senators Roger Marshall, Mike Lee, Mike Braun, Steve Daines and Kevin Cramer signed and sent the letter to the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board board’s chairman Charles Rivkin demanding an update its rating system to warn parents if a show contains an LGBT+ character. 

“In recent years, concerning topics of a sexual nature have become aggressively politicized and promoted in children’s programming, including irreversible and harmful experimental treatments for mental disorders like gender dysphoria,” the letter reads.  To this end, we strongly urge you to update the TV Parental Guidelines and ensure they are up-to-date on best practices that help inform parents on this disturbing content. This radical and sexual sensation not only harms children but also destabilizes and damages parental rights,” the letter continued. 


The TV ratings system was adopted in conjunction with the so-called V-chip, which is required in all TV sets built since 2000 and allows parents to block programming