As we have previously reported earlier this month, Disney’s Pixar had announced a new SparkShort to be released on May 22nd, 2020 titled, Out. Today, Disney released a trailer for the , and it turns out that Pixar’s Out will feature its first protagonist!
New Information about Pixar Short “Out”
Previously, the only information we had about the the with the couple in a picture frame, it appears that the name of the main is Greg, and his boyfriend’s name is Manuel. was the title, and a teaser image of a dog holding a toy of the Wheezy from . Based on the new trailer, it appears that the will follow a as he finds the courage to tell his parents that he is and dating another man. Going off of
The style of Out appears to look straight out of a storybook. It features diverse looking characters, an adorable dog, and will be available for streaming on Disney+ tomorrow!
First Gay Protagonist, But Not First LGBT Character
While this isn’t the first instance of an a . in Disney media, it would be the first time a was the protagonist of an animated . This follows a trend of more representation in Disney media lately. When Disney Pixar’s Onward released this past March, it featured Pixar’s with , played by . mentions her and in one , and while the was only a minor in the , it was an important moment in defining the in
Pixar’s “Out” will surely be a hit among and resonate with the LGBTQ+ . This could be a hint that Disney may explore more narratives that feature homosexuality and .
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