Pixar’s New Buzz Lightyear Movie, Banned in 14 Countries, Features Lesbian Scene

The [movie’s lesbian] controversy stems from a character named Hawthorne (played by Uzo Aduba), who kisses her wife in a brief scene that depicts milestones in the character’s life. . .

“Lightyear” star Chris Evans has slammed critics of a same-sex kiss in his new movie, calling them “idiots” . . .

Pixar came under fire for removing the kiss after staff members sent an open letter stating that Disney has censored same-sex affection in the past and in reaction to Florida’s controversial “Don’t Say Gay” bill.

The studio later restored the kiss after pressure from its employees continued to mount.

“Lightyear,” which received mixed reviews from critics, will blast off into theaters June 17. (Read more from “Pixar’s New Buzz Lightyear Movie, Banned in 14 Countries, Features Lesbian Scene” HERE)

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