Disney’s animated hit Frozen has been widely praised as being one of the studio’s most LGBT-friendly productions yet; Jonathan Groff is Disney Animation’s first openly gay actor to play the protagonist’s love interest, and Oaken is arguably the studio’s most visible LGBT character, thanks to a brief shot in the film of what appears to be his husband and children.
And now Twitter users are hoping the hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend will encourage the studio to provide better LGBT representation in its animation.
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Amandla Stenberg says they’d prefer to use they/them pronouns and explains why on their Tumblr.
Two television shows have added to the lesbian death trope last week, with two queer-identified female characters being killed, by gunshots no less.
Kristen Stewart graces the cover of the French Marie Claire this month, and inside, she talks about being mistaken for a boy when she was younger, and how she feels about having short hair.
She was also asked ‘what is worse in your opinion, in Hollywood: Being a woman, being black or being gay?’, her response…
I don’t have much experience with these subjects; I don’t have much to say.”
And according to FOX, Tennessee’s anti-LGBT law could spell the end of ‘Nashville’.