Disney Continues to Promote Pro-LGBTQIA+ Stance In New Original Series

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Disney’s new original series continues to promote the company’s pro-LGBTQIA+ stance, as the show tells the story of a same-sex couple in one of the episodes.

We recently reported on the groundbreaking inclusion of a trans character helping Baymax pick out tampons and feminine products along with other customers at a store. This scene has received all sorts of reactions but has made the LGBTQIA+ community feel seen and represented in a significant Disney project.

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Related: Disney’s New Show Has Baymax Asking For Tampons, Features Trans Flag

The new Disney+ series continues to reaffirm the support for the LGBTQIA+ community as one of the episodes will feature a same-sex couple, as we can see in a new clip posted on Twitter by Jonah Sidhom (@JonahSidhom), a Pixar animator who was able to work on this new project.

(‘Baymax!’ spoilers) it’s finally here!! Honored to have been able to animate this moment from episode 4 of #Baymax which is out today, go check it out! And Happy Pride everyone #animator #disneyanimation

Anny Mation (@MationMiss) was one of the viewers who shared her excitement to see this couple on Baymax! and tweeted:

WAKE UP PEOPLE!
BAYMAX! SERIES GAVE US A NEW GAY COUPLE AND THEYRE ADORABLE

 

After the polemic that surrounded the Walt Disney Company with the “Don’t Say Gay Bill,” it is gratifying to see the company taking a stand with the LGBTQIA+ community. Part of these efforts was the official renaming of the rainbow collection, officially known as the Pride Collection this year, which fans considered “a step in the right direction.”

Baymax! features Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass, Scott Adsit as Baymax, Emily Kuroda, Lilimar, Zeno Robinson, and Jaboukie Young-White. There are currently six episodes of this new series available on Disney+.

Disney describes the new series as follows:

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Baymax!” returns to the fantastical city of San Fransokyo where the affable, inflatable, inimitable healthcare companion, Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), sets out to do what he was programmed to do: help others.

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