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Lena Waithe makes history as Disney's first openly LGBTQ character in Onward

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Lena Waithe will voice Disney's first openly LGBTQ character
Lena Waithe has made history by voicing Disney 's first openly LGBTQ character in the animation Onward.
The Master Of None star, 35, portrays the self-identified lesbian Cyclops cop, Officer Specter, in the upcoming fantasy film.
In it, Specter references an off-screen girlfriend, though the partner is never seen as Specter is only in one scene.
Onward is a tale of unicorns and magic in which two brothers - Ian and Barley Lightfoot voiced by Tom Holland and Chris Pratt - have 24 hours to find their father who died many years...
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Onward Will Feature Disney's First Ever Openly LGBTQ Character In An Animated Film

Onward Will Feature Disney's First Ever Openly LGBTQ Character In An Animated Film

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

The first openly LGBTQ character to ever appear in an animated Disney film will be featured in the new film Onward, it has been confirmed. Lena Waithe - whose past credits include Master Of None and Dear White People - will lend her voice to Office Specter, a lesbian policewoman in Onward, Disney's latest collaboration with Pixar. On Friday, the news was first reported in Slate and The Advocate , with Lena sharing a screengrab of the headline on her Instagram, alongside a rainbow emoji. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lena Waithe on Feb 21, 2020 at 11:45am PST According to...
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