The plot of the short film is pretty simple. Greg, the main character, is moving away with his boyfriend Manuel, far away from his parents who he isn’t out to yet. Out of fear of his parents discovering his sexuality, he doesn’t ask them for any help. But surprise! His parents drop in for a visit to give their son one last goodbye before he moves. Pretty simple, right? 

Not exactly. At the beginning of the short, two cosmic beings (never really explained) that take on the forms of a cat and dog send Greg a magical collar labeled “Jim” his wa...

March 12, 2020

Once again a small, itsy bitsy piece of LGBTQ+ representation is being criticized and, consequently, banned from particular markets. This time it’s Pixar’s latest film Onward, banned in four Middle Eastern countries, for a miniscule scene where nothing is actually shown.

In one scene, as The Mary Sue explained, “Lena Waithe’s character, Officer Specter, mentions her girlfriend’s child when Barley (Chris Pratt) and Ian (Tom Holland) are trying to trick the cops and get out of trouble using magic.”

And, according to the BBC, “The character choi...

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