Don't Ask, Don't Tell

Spongebob isn't the first cartoon character to cause a stir over homosexuality

Spongebob is under fre. Christian-right activist James Dobson last week claimed a video starring the kids' icon is "pro-homosexual." It's not the first time a cartoon character has caused a stir. --By Carolina A. Miranda and Logan Orlando

SPONGEBOB

He holds hands with his friend Patrick, but his Nickelodeon creators say the yellow sea sponge was not written as a gay character

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VELMA

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