Southern African countries have been censored cartoon episode “Loud House” with gay parents.
The guide channel intend to follow strictly censored so as not to harm the gender identification of children who brought up in a “traditional” culture.
Just reaching the age of majority, African citizens will be able to find out that same-sex parents brought Clive McBride, best friend of the protagonist of the series Lincoln. In the episode titled “The Night of the success” two fathers escorted Clive, who comes to visit a friend with an overnight stay.
GSN said earlier that the cartoon will be censored in South Africa. Guide Viacom International Media Networks “reassured” the audience, saying that the episode with gay parents would not be fallen into the regional broadcast. “Nickelodeon” stressed that they are “seeking to respect the different traditions and family values of each country”.
The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The show revolves around an 11-year-old boy named Lincoln Loud, who tries to survive as the only son in a family of eleven children. It premiered on May 2, 2016.
Set in the fictional American city of Royal Woods, Michigan, The Loud House centers on Lincoln Loud, an 11-year-old boy, who is the only son in a large family of girls (from teenager to infant). His ten sisters are eldest child Lori, ditzy yet beautiful Leni, aspiring rock star Luna, aspiring comedienne Luan, athletic Lynn, gloomy emo Lucy, polar-opposite twins girly Lola and tomboy Lana, child prodigy Lisa, and baby Lily. Episodes typically involve Lincoln breaking the fourth wall about the chaotic conditions of the household and his interactions and daily escapades with his sisters and within themselves.