In Light of Legalized Same Sex Marriage in New York, Online Petition Urges Bert and Ernie to Wed on ‘Sesame Street’ – ABC News. Okay…now they’ve gone too far! Trying to sully the name of Sesame Street and use it as a propaganda tool is just wrong! Don’t use Bert and Ernie to promote the gay lifestyle! Give me a break! Preschoolers don’t need to be subjected to this!