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Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Depicting On-Screen Homosexuality Banned in 14 Middle Eastern & Asian Countries

today14 June 2022

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source: PRIDE

The upcoming film Lightyear, a prequel to Pixar’s acclaimed “Toy Story” franchise, has received hefty bouts of backlash within the country since the debut of its steamy trailer.

Though unconfirmed, many believe that the source of the country’s disdain was rooted in the homosexual elements within the film, which is rumoured to include a same-sex kissing scene.

On Monday, it was reported that 13 other countries across the Middle East and Asia shared similar concerns and denied Walt Disney Co permission to display its latest work.

The animated movie portrays a WLW (woman-loving-woman) couple sharing a concise kiss which also prompted the United Arab Emirates to outlaw it, as the couple’s relationship apparently breached the country’s media content standards.

Homosexuality is deemed illegal…

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Written by: Lara Lee


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