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Disney
26
Oct

Disney Channel to air first gay storyline

In a first for Disney Channel, a key character on its popular series Andi Mack will come out as gay. Andi Mack’s second season premiere will show one of the main protagonists, Cyrus, coming to terms with his sexuality and feelings for a male classmate. The episode, airing Friday, will show Cyrus confiding in his best friend,...
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Disney
10
Aug

Parents praise Disney Junior for featuring interracial lesbian couple

Disney cartoon series Doc McStuffins has received praise for featuring an interracial lesbian couple in its latest episode. In a first for a Disney Junior show, a recent episode of the cartoon series featured same-sex parents, voiced by Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi. The episode, titled The Emergency Plan, was based around teaching kids...
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16
Mar

Disney removes Beauty and the Beast screenings from Malaysia

Walt Disney has decided to pull all screenings of Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia instead of allowing the ‘gay’ scene to be cut. The multi-billion-pound company has now banned the film from being shown by any cinema in the country after a short scene in the film was cut by censors. The scene in...
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03
Mar

Beauty and the Beast to feature the first interracial kiss in a Disney live-action film

In another first, Beauty and the Beast will feature the first interracial kiss in a Disney live-action film. The kiss is between Audra McDonald and Stanley Tucci’s character, Madame de Garderobe and Cadenza and will feature not once, but twice. Although there have been interracial kisses in animated Disney films, such as Pocahontas, it is...
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01
Mar

Disney to have it’s first ‘exclusively gay moment’ in the upcoming Beauty and the Beast

The stories have always been about a princess finding her prince, but Disney is finally embracing modern sexuality for 2017. Disney will firmly mark a new era with a manservant exploring his sexuality in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, released later this month. In an interview with Attitude magazine, director Bill Condon...
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06
Jan

Disney and Hasbro neglect female lead from new Star Wars Monopoly game

Star Wars fans have been angered by the release of a new Monopoly board game based on the film franchise that does not include the main female lead, Rey. Fans have been left disappointed with the omission of Rey in official merchandise. The board game features new characters Finn and Kylo Ren alongside Luke Skywalker...
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katy harris
20
Aug

Katy Harris – Senior Show Director at Disney

Katy Harris has been part of the Disney family for over twenty years. Originally from Sussex, she now works as the company’s Senior Show Director and is responsible for creating, writing and developing live entertainment for Disney theme parks around the world. After studying musical theatre in London at Arts Educational School, Katy joined Disneyland...
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18
Aug

The Evolution of the Disney Princess ǀ From love-struck girl to brave warrior

Those feisty Frozen sisters have done a lot for turning the traditional Disney princess ideal on its head. As any parent will know, Disney is no longer making films for our youngsters that portray weak, passive women waiting to be rescued by a handsome prince – once considered the only way to live ‘happily ever...
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