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This category is for organic beings who had one or more of the following traits: their gender identity was not defined within a binary gender model, their gender identity did not align with their assigned gender at birth, they experienced attraction towards other beings of their own gender or multiple genders, and/or they did not experience Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Gladys Bentley was an American blues singer, pianist, and drag entertainer during the Harlem Renaissance. "[88] In July 2021, Meggie Gates in Bitch, said the film would have been Disney's first "legitimately queer film" and could have been a turning point "for how the corporation handles queerness" but that the Disney chose to "bury its gays" by cancelling the film, a blow to queer Disney fans. Klebb attempts to kill Bond, by using a blade attached to her shoe, which Bond deals with easily. This was a collaboration between Hayley Foster and myself. B. [157][158], In March 2022, leaked clips from a Walt Disney Company meeting showed the president of Disney General Entertainment, Karey Burke, explain to staff that she is a parent of "two queer children," and the production coordinator at Disney Television Animation, Allen Martsch, note that his team is trying to include "more trans and gender non-conforming characters" in Disney animations. Mbita is voiced by gay comedian Jaboukie Young-White. [155][156] While staffers said that the kiss scene was taken out of presentations to Disney executives, they said still held out hope that it would be included in the final film. . ", to which Fordyce emits a noise and pouts. He noted that he brought his partner, Matt White, to an annual company beach party and long company retreats and that while some executives were uncomfortable with Schumacher bringing his partner, higher executives didn't give him any trouble. Slaz is a cheery man but unaware that everything he touches gets impaled. [152], Disney executives did not always receive LGBTQ characters and relationships positively. Some Bond actors and directors have also been LGBT in real life notably Ben Whishaw and Tula. It is the first Disney series to feature a same-sex kiss between a married couple. 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[48], On September 30, 2018, Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors aired on the Disney Channel and Disney XD. [87] In June 2021, Mey Rude, a writer for Out, said she still held out "hope that this filmwill find its way back to life somehow. In March 2017, Star vs. the Forces of Evil would make headlines with an episode entitled "Just Friends." At one point the film Pussy Galore tells James Bond she is "You can turn off the charm. Strange World, which was released on November 23, 2022, features Ethan Clade, who is the first gay lead character in a Disney animated film. Bunt was due to return, as a lesbian villain who makes advances towards Madeleine Swann, but this was not used in the final version.[13][14]. Kunze further noted that Albert Tavares, a gay man, oversaw casting on The Little Mermaid. She sang her own raunchy lyrics to popular tunes of the day in a deep, growling voice while flirting with women in the audience. [97] Rude also noted that the LGBTQ characters in the show are "fleshed-out characters," pointed out the episode, directed by Bo Coburn, was co-written by Molly Ostertag and Terrace, with the former writing "Enchanting Grom Fright" and "Wing It Like Witches." You can see by if theres anything pride around the background or character. [3] Some reviewers have argued that when Disney and Cartoon Network are compared in terms of such representation, it is "easy to see who actually cares about LGBT representation. View source History Talk (0) LGBT characters Trending pages. LGBT characters N Category:Nonbinary characters P Category:Pansexual characters Q Category:Queer characters T Category:Transgender characters Category:Transvestite characters Categories Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted. Explore. [76] These beliefs were also reflected by Klaudia Amenbar of The Mary Sue, calling Cass an "extremely gay-coded sword lesbian best friend" of Rapunzel. ", confirmed that Lieutenant Penumbra is a lesbian character. He also pointed out that Ashman was supported by Jeffrey Katzenberg after coming out as HIV-Positive, with the company even creating a production unit near his home so he could receive treatment in New York City rather than traveling to Burbank, California, before his death in 1991, with Beauty and the Beast dedicated to him. Characters who are either gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or any other non-heterosexual orientation and/or non-cisgender gender identity that appears in Disney media. Please help improve this article by editing it. in the sky for his partner. NOTE: This category is only to be added if the character in question is officially confirmed to be LGBTQ+. [151] The series also features Tai, a non-binary teenager, voiced by non-binary actor Ian Alexander. Category:LGBT Characters | Lucifer Wiki | Fandom "[5][6], In June 2021, Luca was released on Disney+. Category:LGBTQ+ individuals | Wookieepedia | Fandom [74], In September 2020, Amber Vanich, a story revisionist for Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure revealed that Cassandra "Cass" was gay coded, with sapphic looks toward the story's protagonist, Rapunzel, and that some of these feelings are shown in the episode about memory loss. Trending pages Alastor Stolas Angel Dust Blitzo Charlie Morningstar Moxxie Valentino Vaggie All items (14) # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Other A Alastor Angel Dust B Blitzo C Charlie Morningstar Cherri Bomb H Husk M Moxxie S Sallie May Stolas T Travis V Vaggie Valentino [8][9] Other such characters were depicted in DuckTales and other series. from episodes released early on AMC+ may not be added to the wiki until the episode officially airs at 9pm EST on the Sunday it is scheduled for. [23] This was met with social media backlash from fans of the original film and members of the LGBTQ community, with Reed initially surprised by criticism of Shang's removal, but acknowledged that the character had become an LGBTQ icon. [94] The film's director, Enrico Casarosa, said this was unintentional and that his original vision for the film was to explore the time in a child's life before romance,[95] but he has since welcomed the interpretation after the film's release, also stating: "While I identify with pronouns he/him and I am a straight man, the themes of diversity, acceptance and inclusion in our movie are dear to my heart". Towards the end of the film, when Mr. Wint opens the wine bottle and gives Bond the cork to smell, Bond catches the scent of Mr. Wint's cologne, links it to his misadventure in the pipeline and quickly realizes that something is wrong. ", "We absolutely loved this week's episode of #TheOwlHouse! The Battle of the Labyrinth (graphic novel). [20][21], Historian Peter C. Kunze argued that Ashman was recruited by Disney from Broadway, saying that while working with Alan Menken, he crafted songs in The Little Mermaid (1989), Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin. The ban was lifted in 2020 as the episode is available to stream on Disney+. In use since the 1990s, the initialism, as well as some of its common variants, functions as an umbrella term for sexuality and gender identity. Elle Argent. Obviously that wasn't the case for a lot of people", ". [122], On May 21, 2022, Luz and Amity kissed each other on the lips in The Owl House episode "Clouds on the Horizon". Ralph Farquhar revealed that in The Proud Family, which aired on the Disney Channel from 2001 to 2005, they had to use "code to talk about if Michael was gay, to talk about sexuality" and to be "sort of underhanded about it." Category:LGBT Characters | Friends Central | Fandom I'm happy we went that direction. [27][28] Mulan was described, by one scholar as having a character, Mulan herself, who could successfully pass as the opposite sex and as subverting her traditionally assigned gender signifiers, while having an unusually masculine body. We hope to create an open, welcoming, and inclusive environment where everyone feels safe and respected. Jennika (IDW) Warren Stone; Mezmer-Ron . [141] Val is voiced by queer actress Natalie Morales and Arnie is voiced by gay actor Stephen Guarino. 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[90], In March 2021, Kelly Marie Tran, the voice actress of Raya in the film Raya and the Last Dragon, argued that Raya is queer, stating that she believed there were "some romantic feelings" between Raya and Namaari in the story. This section is in need of major improvement . [22] However, Shang was not included in the 2020 live-action remake. At some point I got carried away and timed it to Veo Lu Sluice by Kumi Tanioka. Make sure to check it out!! [18], This queer coding had its disadvantages, with networks not wanting to show overt representation. Tula was a background actress in For Your Eyes Only, sometimes described in the media as a "Bond girl". The formatting of the pages is tailored for that experience as mobile tends to be more awkward for general page layouts. "[44], In August 2017, Doc McStuffins, featured a lesbian (and interracial) married couple, Thea and Edie, voiced by lesbian actresses Wanda Sykes and Portia de Rossi respectively. C. C.B (Cheetos Bag) CoinPin (The Battle for the Power of the Star Wars Nerd) Cranberry & Jackie. "[19] However, other critics criticized such queer-coded villains as contributing to homophobic discourse and equating queerness with evil itself. [89] In April 2022, it was announced that Annapurna Pictures revived the film and will be releasing it on Netflix in 2023. [70], In the August 2020 episode of The Owl House, titled "Understanding Willow", one of the main characters (Willow Park) is shown to have two dads (Gilbert and Harvey Park). Zoey Taylor. [45][46][47] These two characters would be the first same-sex couple featured in a Disney Junior pre-school series. Jed Midnight warns Bond, that if Pussy's interest in Tilly Masterston is not stopped, soon Tilly "would be parting her hair three ways". Auric Goldfinger leaves little doubt about the nature of Pussy Galore and her gang in the novel of Goldfinger, saying "it is a lesbian organisation". Bond kills them both: Bond flips Mr. Wint overboard, and the bomb explodes while he is falling toward the water, killing himto which Bond quips "he certainly left with this tail between his legs.". His older brother Sniff hired Lobo to rescue Slaz in exchange for Cuban cigars. [153][154] As such, Disney has been criticized for its approach to LGBTQ representation as compared to Cartoon Network. View Mobile Site Ben Whishaw described this revelation as "unsatisfying," stating that while he felt the moment came from a good place, he thought it should have been followed up on, but nevertheless chose to keep his misgivings to himself during production of the film.[11].