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“NOT HAPPY” A Straight Actor Is Playing Disney’s First Openly Gay Character

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Cinderella Movie Billy Porter

The 2021 remake of the classic story of Cinderella has delivered in all the right ways.  Starring Billy Porter, Minnie Driver, Idina Menzel and Pierce Brosnan this reimagined story hits all the right notes. Bringing the film firmly into 2021 this reboot has plenty of modern twists. From the casting of Billy Porter in the …

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Pixar has released its cute gay short film Out to YouTube to stream for free to celebrate Pride Month. The animation company posted the 2020 short to YouTube with an intro from writer-director Steven Hunter and producer Max Sachar. The nine-minute film stars a young gay man named Greg, who’s not yet out to his …

Disney Cruella

Cruella is without doubt Disney’s best live-action remake/prequel/revisionist reboot/whatever since Cinderella, possibly since 1996’s 101 Dalmatians. Remakes tend to be so slavishly frame-for-frame copies that they’re pointless (The Lion King, Aladdin) and/or underwhelming (Mulan, Beauty & the Beast). Meanwhile, revisionist retellings fail because canon-established ‘goodies’ (Stefan in Maleficent, even the Wizard in Wicked) are now …

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The first full trailer for Love, Victor, the TV spinoff of 2018 gay drama Love, Simon, has arrived. Love, Victor takes place in the same world as the film. Victor is a new student at the same high school. Like Simon before him, he’s “on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting …

pixar short out gay character disney plus

Pixar has premiered new heartwarming short film Out, featuring the studio’s first-ever LGBTIQ lead character. The nine-minute short Out stars a young gay man named Greg, who’s not yet out to his parents. He’s in the middle of moving to live with his boyfriend, Manuel. But unexpectedly, Greg’s parents show up unannounced with a casserole …

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Anti-LGBTIQ organisation One Million Moms is furious at Disney for “blindsiding” them with a scene of same-sex parenting in Toy Story 4. The homophobic group, an offshoot of the notorious American Family Association, spend their time petitioning anything LGBTIQ-inclusive. Their new target: a very brief moment in the Pixar sequel that viewers likely missed. It’s …

Jack Whitehall

Straight Actor Playing Disney’s Disney is facing backlash online after news broke that comedian and actor Jack Whitehall had been cast as Disney’s first major gay character in upcoming blockbuster Jungle Cruise. Whitehall is reportedly set to portray Disney’s first openly gay character in the film, alongside actors Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Emily Blunt. …

One of the directors of Disney film Frozen has weighed in on the potential for princess Elsa to get a queer romance in her next movie. Frozen co-director Jennifer Lee told HuffPost that the team behind the sequel are aware of the fandom’s outcry to give lead character Elsa a girlfriend. “I love everything people …