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'Onward' introduces Disney's first openly gay character

It’s been a long wait, but a Disney heroine finally has a girlfriend … and it’s not Elsa. Months after "The Rise of Skywalker" featured the first same-sex kiss in the "Star Wars" galaxy, the new animated film "Onward" introduces the first self-identified lesbian character into the Disney-Pixar universe. Her name is Officer Specter, and she’s a Cyclops cop voiced by openly gay screenwriter and actress Lena Waithe.

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