In the new, extended trailer for Finding Dory, there is a short glimpse of couple, which many eagle-eyed Twitter users believe to be the first appearance of an animated lesbian couple.
— Matthew Gottula (@DLthings) May 24, 2016
Found at around the one-minute mark of the teaser, it shows the couple with their baby, which is then swapped with an octopus.
It’s quite possible that the couple are friends, rather than the parents, but so far Pixar has not commented on the matter. So it’s speculation ahoy.
Whether the fact that Ellen DeGeneres – perhaps the most influential gay celebrity in the world – might have had a hand in matters is also cause for wild speculation, but Pixar has long supported the LGBT cause.
It was among a number of companies and institutions, including Google, Facebook and Apple, which released a series of videos as part of the ‘It Gets Better’ project, with some of the animation giant’s employees speaking about their experiences of being gay and coming out.
In recent weeks, a campaign has emerged, to try and persuade the makers of ‘Frozen 2’ to sort Elsa out with a girlfriend.
Check it out below…