They are identical [ citation needed ] twins but with different hairstyles and attire and Marge Bouvier 's older sisters; all three characters are voiced by Julie Kavner. They have a strong dislike for their brother-in-law, Homer Simpson , who likewise loathes them. Selma, the elder by two minutes, longs for male companionship and has had several brief, doomed marriages, and has herself offered help in some fashion to help Marge and Homer as she does envy their loving relationship; she receives occasional compassionate support from Homer who even poses as her husband to help her adopt a child. Patty is an initially closeted lesbian who embraces celibacy until she begins dating women. Kavner voices them as characters who "suck the life out of everything".
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Bart Simpson : Something abut a bunch of guys alone together in the woods Listen up! I want all of youse to say hello to the Simpsons. Steel Mill Worker 2 : Get it, get it! Homer : [whimpers as another guy walks past Homer holding a vat of hot steel in hot pants].
Bart Has Two Mommies
In the episode, Springfield legalizes same-sex marriage to increase tourism. After becoming a minister , Homer starts to wed people to make money. Meanwhile, Marge 's sister Patty comes out as a lesbian and reveals that she is going to marry a woman named Veronica. Marge originally disapproves of this, making Patty frustrated. When Marge accidentally discovers that Veronica is a man cross-dressed as a woman, she decides to keep quiet about it knowing that Patty will be marrying a man.
Martin Prince, Jr. He is a friend and classmate of Bart Simpson , and is Lisa 's rival in intelligence. He is Nelson Muntz 's favorite target for bullying and is an academically brilliant teacher's pet, and is portrayed as a stereotypical nerd. Martin is a fourth-grade student at Springfield Elementary School. He is usually shown on friendly terms with Bart due to the fact that he is occasionally seen with him, along with Nelson, Milhouse, and other kids.