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The 14 Disney characters you had no idea were gay

Think Disney is just about princes and princesses? Think again as GSN takes a look at the most ambiguous and explicit LGBT characters in the animation canon.\n

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6th October 2013 06:49

Alessia Valenza | ILGA North America

What is it about Disney movies that the LGBT community loves?

Is it the message of being yourself? The underdog and misfit lead characters? Or just the idea good will triumph over evil and there will be a happy ending? Gay Day at Disneyland in Anaheim, California is taking place today (5 October), where thousands of LGBT people and their families will be wearing red, having a good time and spreading visibility.

But while the movies are great (well, some of them), there has never been an explicitly gay, bi or trans character in an animated Disney children’s movie. But there are some characters that Disney could have intended to be gay, or characters that use gay stereotypes or even just has a large gay following. So let’s take a look back on our childhoods and see exactly who are the 14 most ambiguously ‘gay’ Disney characters. 

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