However, at the ceremony, she is so moved by Patty's vow that she is forced to reveal Veronica's secret. The reverend of the local Protestant church is opposed to it. She did, however, not "adhere to the eroticized male lesbian fantasy or fit into the loveable, asexual guise of the comedy lesbian" that had previously been seen on shows such as Ellen. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. Other people think tourists will come to town. Homer becomes a minister by going on the internet and filling out a form.
For example, in the season thirteen episode " Jaws Wired Shut " she is part of the Springfield Gay Pride Parade 's "stayin' in the closet" float, though only her voice was heard and she was not seen.
There's Something About Marrying
However, Reverend Lovejoy insists that the Bible forbids same-sex marriage and refuses to marry any gay couples. Maybe I can grind the ugly off your face. Come to find out, a family member is gay and wants Homer to perform the marriage. The New York Times. This was the third time that an episode of The Simpsons focused on homosexuality.
Retrieved May 9, Matt Groening created byJames L. Views Read Edit View history. Season 16 Episode Matt Groeningthe creator of The Simpsonsstated that the staff wanted to out Patty as gay because portraying her as a "love-starved spinster [ To gain new tourism dollars after a nationwide "Worst City" news report, Springfield legalizes gay marriage.