6 Awesome Gay Characters in Some of Your Favorite Disney Movies

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LGBTQ+ characters are on the rise in Disney productions. The Beauty and the Beast live-action remake even announced that it would feature a gay character before the movie’s release! Though there was a lot of backlash (SMH), there was also a lot of support (as there should be). In multiple interviews the creators have all said they stand by their decision and even predicted that they expect Disney to feature a lot more LGBT characters in upcoming projects. Times are a’changin’, people!

LeFou may have been the first Disney-film character who was openly gay, but he definitely isn’t the first member of the LGBTQ community that Disney ever created. We decided to take a look back at some earlier movies (mostly animations) that most likely featured a gay character (or two!!) in the gallery below: