With a Gay Protagonist, Pixar Short ‘Out’ Makes History

LGBTQ characters have been increasingly appearing in Disney films but often do so fleetingly.

  • Published 28 May 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — In Steven Clay Hunter’s 23 years as an animator at Pixar, he has drawn a seven-armed octopus, a Canadian daredevil and a wheezing toy penguin. But there were scenes he never expected to animate until he began working on his short, “Out.” Hunter wrote and directed the nine-minute Pixar film, which recently debuted on Disney+. It’s about a man named Greg who, while packing up to move, temporarily switches bodies with… Read at AP News