Pixar's new short film 'Out' features studio's first gay main character

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: May 24, 2020, 11:59 AM(IST)

Still from short film 'Out' Photograph:( Twitter )

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Earlier this year, the studio 'Onward' featured the first LGBTQ character. 

Pixar released a new short film,'Out', as it is the first film of the studio to feature an LGBTQ main character. 

The movie will be available on Disney Plus streaming service, as It's also the first animated gay main character for Disney.

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Disney+ announced the upcoming movie on its Twitter account along with the short's trailer.


The movie follows the story of a man named Greg who is planning to shift with his boyfriend, Manuel. Greg is then surprised by his parents, who don't yet know Greg is gay.

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The animated short is written and directed by Steven Clay Hu. Earlier this year, the studio 'Onward' featured the first LGBTQ character, Officer Specter.

Earlier, Disney featured their LGBTQ characters in their live-action movies like 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' and 'Beauty and the Beast'.

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