Children’s program Sesame Street has shown support for rainbow families with a tweet during Pride month in the US.
The show’s official account tweeted an image of Sesame Street favourite Elmo alongside other colourful Muppet characters arranged in the colours of the rainbow.
“Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and colors,” the tweet read, alongside a love heart emoji.
The tweet was liked and retweeted more than 160,000 times, with many replying with supportive messages.
Sesame Street is proud to support families of all shapes, sizes, and colors. ?? pic.twitter.com/H3uzD5XwUu
— Sesame Street (@sesamestreet) June 23, 2017