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Lesbian 'Kiss' On 'Dr. Who' Stirs Complaints And Arouses Support

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U.K. communications regulator Ofcom has received six complaints following a lesbian kiss on Doctor Who, reports Gay Star News. Dr who tweet 2

The complaints came after a scene in which Madame Vastra helps to keep her wife Jenny alive in response to a threat from droids that only move when they can sense breath.

One tweet suggested that “the BBC wants to become a porn channel,” while another said that “the Lizard/Lesbian kiss was ‘unnecessary.’”

However, while some viewers were upset at the thought of two women kissing before the 9pm watershed, the majority of tweets were overwhelmingly positive.

@toddlerlex pointed out that “some parents are okay with their kids watching Dr Who's organ stealing robots & impaled body…Lesbian kiss? Complain to Ofcom! Ridic.”

It has also been noted by various commenters that the “lesbian kiss” was essentially CPR and was actually an inter-species kiss.

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  1. It's OK that they can be wives, but not OK that they can kiss. And, of course, it's OK they are of different species. WTF?

    Posted by: Jack M | Aug 27, 2014 9:22:58 AM

  2. So i am reading that the premier episode brought in around 5 plus million viewers world wide ... and the they got 6 complaints ... the horror of it all ...

    Posted by: Dale | Aug 27, 2014 9:29:37 AM

  3. Six complaints, that's literally NOTHING.

    Frankly, nobody but a couple of internet trolls even batted an eyelid.

    Posted by: David | Aug 27, 2014 9:50:14 AM

  4. Lesbian/Lizard sex is so hot! What about Avatar where they use their ponytails for sex and to control their flying things. Also hot, but not as hot as lesbian/lizard sex.

    Posted by: Terry | Aug 27, 2014 9:50:54 AM

  5. Oh mah gah what if the childrens follow that example and grow up to be time-traveling vagrants...THAT ARE GAY!?!?

    Posted by: Thedrdonna | Aug 27, 2014 9:53:54 AM

  6. Well the BBC has been down this road before. Remember the HOOOOOTTTTT kiss between the "two Capt. Jacks" on Torchwood.

    Google it.

    Posted by: Qj201 | Aug 27, 2014 9:56:50 AM

  7. I think Steven Moffat highly approves of lesbian sex.

    Posted by: anon | Aug 27, 2014 11:08:26 AM

  8. Well, SIX complaints to the BBC the first few days after broadcasting to a multi-million audience.

    Sorry, but THERE IS NO FUSS AT ALL about this.

    Posted by: Coemgenus | Aug 27, 2014 11:47:35 AM

  9. In case you wanted to know how bad homophobia is in America, a woman kissed a lizard on television and all we care about is the fact that it is a female lizard.

    Posted by: Matthew | Aug 27, 2014 1:14:22 PM

  10. And how many complained when Captain Jack kissed the doctor?

    Posted by: Andrew | Aug 27, 2014 7:09:06 PM

  11. Weird thing is though, it wasn't a kiss. Jenny couldn't hold her breath to evade a certain type of android that hunted by viewing respiration. Vastra could store extra oxygen in her lungs and was literally giving Jenny air so she could survive.

    Posted by: Craig in Portland | Aug 27, 2014 8:16:12 PM

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