‘Good Luck Charlie’ Star Desi Lydic Praises Same-Sex Role


Good Luck Charlie Same-Sex Couple and Twitter

Disney Channel show Good Luck Charlie has introduced its first same-sex relationship and now actress Desi Lydic has taken to Twitter in praise of the company’s decision to feature a lesbian couple on a children’s show.

After her role was revealed the actress was quickly faced with both positive and negative comments. Regardless of what people say she tells her Twitter followers that she is “so proud” of the opportunity she was given.

The Twitter conversation started after a fan of the show sent Desi Lydic the following tweet:

As you can see Lydic was quick to respond with the #equality hashtag. The actress continued to monitor fan comments and then responded in kind:

Any Swift, the Entertainment Director at Hollywood Life also received a response from the Good Luck Charlie actress:

The same-sex role wasn’t exactly a surprise, a representative for Disney offered the following insight during a June 2013 press release:

“This particular storyline was developed under the consultancy of child development experts and community advisors. Like all Disney Channel programming, it was developed to be relevant to kids and families around the world and to reflect themes of diversity and inclusiveness.”

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James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.

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