Sen. Mike Lee wants warnings on LGBTQ content in children’s TV programs

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2022
From The Center
Kristin Murphy/Deseret News

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and four Republican colleagues are calling for a new TV rating so parents can block their children from watching programs with “disturbing content,” including LGBTQ characters.

In a letter last week to the TV Parental Guidelines Monitoring Board, the senators urged the panel to update its warning label system to better inform parents about “mature” subject matter before it is displayed to their children.

“In light of parents raising legitimate concerns on sexual orientation and gender identity content on children’s TV shows, we expect the board to fulfill its responsibility...

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