Disney Airs First Gay Kiss in Children’s Cartoon

Disney’s gay agenda is coming after your kids.

The news of the day is Disney’s decision to turn a scene in the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast into the studio’s first “exclusively gay moment.” But that is overshadowing something that’s already aired: Disney’s first gay kiss in a children’s cartoon.

Star vs. the Forces of Evil airs on the Disney XD channel, whose content is aimed at pre-teens and young teenagers. In this cartoon, Star Butterfly is a 14-year-old magical princess from another dimension who is sent to Earth as a foreign exchange student. She wears hearts on her cheeks and devil horns on her head. Her best friend is a 14-year-old human, Marco Diaz, and the two fight against the show’s villains. 

In this week’s episode, Star and Marco are at a boy band concert, and Marco appears to have a love interest in another girl, stirring jealousy within Star. The song played at the concert is called “Just Friends,” with lyrics including:

You showed me your world
And it felt like a sign
But you acted too slow
And you ran out of ti-i-ime

And now we'll be just friends
We will be just friends

I didn't mean to hurt you
You didn't have a clue
So you went out and got busy
And found somebody new, new, new

And now we'll be just friends
Oh, we will be just friends

We’ll let you decide what going out and getting “busy” means, but the song is obviously telling Star she missed her chance at romance with Marco. But despite this being about “just friends,” Star sees everyone around her kissing, including two men, and later, other gay and lesbian couples lip-locked.

There was plenty of positive reactions from the LGBT community. One journalist, Martha Cliff, tweeted, “We’re getting there, one kiss at a time.” Other comments included, “I’m so happy right now,” and “Honestly, it's so nice Disney isn't only sticking to straight couples.”

Disney continues to get bolder in its agenda to “normalize” these relationships, and the best way to do that is with younger and younger audiences.

The directors of the Disney Pixar film Moana have hinted they are preparing another first for the studio: an LGBT Disney princess, according to The Daily Mail.

Couple all of that with what Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams said to expect in a future Star Wars installment when the galaxy far, far away will be more diverse: “To me, the fun of Star Wars is the glory of possibility. So, it seems insanely narrow-minded and counterintuitive to say that there wouldn't be a homosexual character in that world.”

"When I talk about inclusivity it's not excluding gay characters. It's about inclusivity," Abrams said. "So, of course."

The circle is now complete -- Disney style.

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