Full disclosure: I love cartoons and animated movies.
One of my favorite cartoons is on Nickelodeon. It’s called The Loud House. It’s about a family of eleven children: one boy and ten sisters. All of the characters have L first names with their surname being Loud. It seems to have slipped under the radar of homophobes, though. The little boy who is the focus of the show – Lincoln Loud – has a best friend called Clyde. Clyde has two fathers. Not only that, they are a bi-racial couple. How awesome is that? What has prompted this post, though, is that on an episode I just watched, wherein all the kids think that they have a secret admirer who has been leaving notes, based on the clues, they narrow it down to Lincoln’s older sister Luna Loud. Throughout the episode she insists that Sam couldn’t be the one leaving the notes, but they all conclude that Luna is the recipient of the notes from Sam. By the end of the episode, however, the kids learn that it was their mother leaving secret admirer notes for their father, which makes them each become proactive in sending secret admirer messages to their crushes. Luna is the final Loud to leave her note and she slips her note into Sam’s locker before splitting. A trio of kids walks down the school hall, one of who is Sam. Turns out that Sam is a girl and the last image we see is Luna smiling as she watched Sam read her note. I thought that was soooo sweet. Seeing that made me love this cartoon even more! ❤