Regardless of having lower than a handful of queer characters, Disney has had a fanatically devoted homosexual fanbase. Simply check out Tumblr (briefly, earlier than you get weirded out).
This 12 months, the corporate has lastly determined to embrace their queer following (and revenue potentials), releasing a full model new line of homosexual delight merchandise. As of Monday, Disney’s queer followers and allies should buy every thing from rainbow tank tops to rainbow Mickey Mouse hats.
“Probably the most magical place on earth” simply received a complete lot gayer, and we’re all the higher for it.
Over the previous few months, Disney has been slowly introducing rainbow LGBTQ delight Mickey Mouse hats to their parks. They’ve now expanded that to a whole array of clothes.
It seems to be the primary 12 months Disney has launched a full assortment of delight gear. Followers can purchase something from Disney delight pins to fitted tank tops to rainbow Mickey assortment journey packs, all obtainable on their web site for buy.
From now till June 30, the corporate says they will donate 10 p.c of their earnings to GLSEN, which advocates on behalf of LGBTQ college students in faculties.
Clearly, Disney has an extended solution to go on the subject of illustration of the queer neighborhood of their movies and films. Children want greater than fawning, homosexual LeFou to look as much as. How a couple of masc-of-center Elsa, Disney? She generally is a Princess and an enthralling androgynous locksmith.
Nonetheless, it is a step ahead at a time when our tradition seems to be taking big leaps again. I am going to take any small, difficult dose of company progressivism wherever I can discover it.