Alabama Theater Cancels ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Screenings Due to Gay Character

Beauty and the Beast
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Moviegoers at a drive-in theater in Alabama won’t be able to see a retelling of the “tale as old as time.”

The Henagar Drive-In Theatre in DeKalb County has canceled its screenings of “Beauty and the Beast” because the film will feature Disney’s first openly gay character.

Director Bill Condon recently told Attitude magazine that Josh Gad’s LeFou — villain Gaston’s (Luke Evans) eccentric sidekick — will be Disney’s first-ever LGBTQ character — a way of honoring the original 1991 animated film’s late lyricist Howard Ashman.


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“Josh Gad, incidentally, plays Gaston’s worshipful stooge LeFou as maximally silly and fawning, but I must have missed the memo where that spells ‘gay,'” Variety chief film critic Owen Gleiberman wrote in his review.

The announcement follows the Alabama theater’s change in ownership. “When companies continually force their views on us, we need to take a stand. We all make choices and I am making mine,” a statement on the northeast Alabama theater’s Facebook page read. “If we cannot take our 11-year-old granddaughter and 8-year-old grandson to see a movie, we have no business watching it. If I can’t sit through a movie with God or Jesus sitting by me, then we have no business showing it.”

The company acknowledged that their actions may be controversial, but concluded “that’s fine.” “We are first and foremost Christians,” the statement continues. “We will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. We will continue to show family-oriented films so you can feel free to come watch wholesome movies without worrying about sex, nudity, homosexuality, and foul language.”


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Disney didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

“LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston,” Condon told U.K.’s Attitude. “He’s confused about what he wants. It’s somebody who’s just realizing that he has these feelings. And Josh makes something really subtle and delicious out of it. And that’s what has its payoff at the end, which I don’t want to give away. But it is a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie.”

Gad tweeted on Tuesday that he’s “beyond proud” of  the milestone.

The film, starring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast, hits theaters on March 17.

Here’s the Henagar Drive-In’s full statement below.

As of December 16th the Henagar Drive-In is under new ownership. Movies scheduled prior to that date and four weeks after this date were not scheduled by the new owners. That being said…It is with great sorrow that I have to tell our customers that we will not be showing Beauty and the Beast at the Henagar Drive-In when it comes out. When companies continually force their views on us we need to take a stand. We all make choices and I am making mine. For those that do not know Beauty and the Beast is “premiering” their first homosexual character. The producer also says at the end of the movie “there will be a surprise for same-sex couples”. If we can not take our 11 year old grand daughter and 8 year old grandson to see a movie we have no business watching it. If I can’t sit through a movie with God or Jesus sitting by me then we have no business showing it. I know there will be some that do not agree with this decision. That’s fine. We are first and foremost Christians. We will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. We will continue to show family oriented films so you can feel free to come watch wholesome movies without worrying about sex, nudity, homosexuality and foul language. Thank you for your support!

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  1. Evelyn Cheatwood says:

    kinda like trump who all the idiots who goes

  2. Amazing….despite the minority of idiots having a ridiculous and ignorant reaction to a Disney film featuring a gay character, the film had the biggest March opening in history, bringing in over $170 million.

    Glad to see that the large majority of people have long moved passed ignorance and discrimination and no longer CARE who people love…as long as they love. My god kids LOVED the gay guy…he was one of the highlights for them in an overall exceptional and beautiful film!

  3. Vera says:

    I agree wholeheartedly. Please do not “push” homosexual agendas on the nation. Especially to children.

    • You do realize millions of gay people have kids, you moron.

      There are gays everywhere, so movies are just reflecting the reality outside your front door…time to wake up and smell your bigotry and ignorance!

  4. Lu says:

    How does this man know that his 11 year old grand daughter and 8 year old grandson aren’t gay?

    • Anna Lockwood says:

      They didn’t say their God children were gay. They said that they loved how the character was in this version of the movie. They apparently are being raised like one of the Ten Commandments say to do and not judge. That’s up to God to do. It’s going to be funny when this is all done and if ” Christians” find out that gays have a better chance of getting into heaven than them. Since they are spending more time being judged than judging. You need to spend more time being there for your fellow brother or sister , by any means, and lifting each other up, not crushing down because in this day and age, we are going to need eachother, seriously.

  5. Amy says:

    How fucking stupid. Wanting to ban a movie because a man looks at another man in admiration. Stupid ass butt hurt Christians. I wouldn’t care if they stayed home and decided not to watch it but keeping others from watching it because of their shallow beliefs is so dumb. Grow up.

  6. I am so glad the irrefutable ignorance of these people will have no affect beyond showing them to be a stain on humanity as showings of this film, already getting outstanding reviews, are sold out all weekend across the nation.

    Why? Because smart people don’t give a crap who you sleep with….and gay men and women are just a social reality to everyone, like people with blonde hair and people with a limp. Even people in Alabama.

  7. George says:

    Be careful what you post, folks. Variety won’t ban you, but you may find yourself banned by Disney, which owns a lot of media outlets.

  8. Michelle says:

    I fondly remember the animated version of this film where a young woman is locked in a cell by a horrendous beast of another species. And then, she realizes that if she is just nicer to her abuser then maybe he will fall in love with her. And then their inter-species romance Add a bar scene where a mob of drunken men plot to kill Belle’s love interest solely out of jealousy, having nothing to do with protecting her safety. Now that’s a great Christian film. But add a gay character? No way! I don’t want my kids seeing that!

  9. Why does the LBGT community have to be up in everybody’s face about their sexuality? I don’t get it.

    • timgray2013 says:

      Well, since you asked: The LGBT community are the only group in the United States not protected from discrimination. Every other group — race, gender, age and disability — have protection against bias in housing and the workplace. LGBT people do not. Some people wrongly assumed that the Supreme Court marriage ruling guaranteed Constitutional protection across the board. It didn’t. Variety did a special report on these topics and everyone who worked on the issue learned a lot; here is a link.

  10. Janie says:

    There is a constant push to enforce “tolerance” and “acceptance” of people’s different races, religious beliefs, sexuality, etc., yet it is not acceptable for Christians to express and hold to their faith and beliefs. This is rather hypocritical. Yes, there are certainly groups who claim to be “Christian” who have unfortunately made a bad name for true Christians by spewing hatred and lies at every turn. But this is not true Christianity. True Christianity follows the teachings of Christ in the Bible, and always, always promotes love. Jesus taught against sin, but he always showed love, never hatred, toward people. This is true Christianity.

    That being said, the same society that criticizes Christians for their beliefs when it comes to such things as homosexuality, also for some reason still expects Christians to be perfect and never stray from their beliefs in an open manner. Christians are not perfect and make mistakes just like everyone else, yet people watch Christians and hold them to the highest level of standards. When Christians make a mistake, people say things like “I thought you were a Christian? I thought you were different, yet you did such-and-such. How disappointing”.

    Why, then would society care if the owners of this movie theatre decided to follow the teachings of their faith and not show movies that are contrary to the teachings of the Bible? If the family was to show the movie, then society would say to them, “Why are you showing that movie?? I thought you were Christians and that you believe homosexuality (etc) is against what the Bible teaches! You’re such a hypocrite!”. Then the family would have to answer for that. Christians (and even some non-Christians) have sex, cursing, drugs, etc shoved down their throats everyday, yet no one seems concerned about that. Very hypocritical society we live in :-( Believe it or not, it is possible to have different beliefs than others and still be friends. It’s called being mature.

  11. Michael says:

    According to Gallup, May 21, 2015 “…3.8% of the adult population … identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in Gallup Daily tracking in the first four months of this year.” Last I checked 3.8% is a minority of a total of 100%. A person may be fine with someone being homosexual, that is not what I addressed. I said that 3.8% are trying to force acceptance of homosexuality upon the rest of the population. The mathematical fact is, the film is taking a minority issue and trying to force a view 3.8% of the population hold on the rest of us. So I choose to not give any of my money to them.

    • Al says:

      You are not being forced. You are free to feel it’s wrong. You are free to tell children watching the movie that it is wrong, just as you can tell them that ANY character in a movie in acting in am immoral manner. Tell them that Aladdin is immoral for stealing, that Cinderella is immoral for disobeying her stepmother and going to the ball, that Simba is immoral for using violence to achieve his ends. You CAN do that!

      I might also point out that your logic is NOT logic. 3.8% of people ARE queer. But according to PEW, “Based on polling in 2017, a majority of Americans (62%) support same-sex marriage, while 32% oppose it.” So, in fact, a MAJORITY of Americans share the view that it IS fine to be homosexual. THEIR views are reflected here.

    • Shannah Heathcoe says:

      Hear, Hear!

  12. Michael says:

    My wife and I love musicals and I was looking forward to taking her to see the movie on her birthday. We took our children on Christmas day to see the original version. Now you must understand it is a three hour drive to the closest theater from our ranch. Knowing what has been done to a delightful animated film is terrible and uncalled for. Why must the producers and financial backers have to force their minority view on the rest of us. Some will say, “stupid hick.” I am proudly one of those “deplorables” that a recent losing politician called those of us that hold to a Judeo-Christian morality. If I were to pass the $5.00 video bin in one of the big box stores I will not support Disney’s political propaganda. What a shame.

    • Nathan says:

      Maybe you should watch the movie instead of commenting on hearsay. Disney is a very large company which checks films quite well and has a very thorough process to approve a project from beginning to end. The notion that it is an evil large company trying to brainwash us is nonsense. Nothing improper was shown in the movie and it was quite nice. Stop being sheep and just have your own opinion after you watch something yourself.

    • What “minority view?” The majority of Americans are fine with homosexuality. If you want to cite evidence otherwise I am all eyes.

  13. Losira says:

    alabama with their level of poverty and ignorance and hypocracy and bigotry to non whites hardly lives the Christian life and their xenophobic ideas has kept jobs low. And new businesses out because of change they fear….That keeps this state in the dark ages….Christian they are never going to be. Frsnkly im surprised they did not keep the movie . With macho stupid rredneck Gaston… much like Trump! ….-ugh!

    • Nick says:

      By your comment it’s obvious you are uneducated concerning Alabama. Alabama is one of the most technically advanced states in the country. In recent years numerous automotive manufacturers, technological companies and aviation companies have moved to Alabama. Our people are as highly educated as anywhere in the country.

  14. dirk says:

    If he really wanted to follow the teachings of Christ you wouldn’t show any movies that were above the G rating for your entire ccommunity. No foul language, nude skin and of course No murders, violence or spilling of blood of any kind whatsoever …. also if you really want to be christ-like I’m sure you would give people free fish and bread and drink when they enter your establishment to enjoy a night’s entertainment

  15. Harold Westerling says:

    This once again proves that the Left has an insatiable need to push their views on anyone and everyone…even children. They have a pathological need to feel that their world view has to be validated at every turn and as the last election showed…we are OVER it! Disney is becoming a cesspool and will pay the price when people stop paying for the indoctrination they are shoving down our throats.

    • So now it’s the religious right’s turn to show off their “insatiable need to push their views on anyone and everyone…even children. They have a pathological need to feel that their world view has to be validated at every turn…”

      You don’t like the show? Don’t go watch it. Who is forcing you to go? Seriously? What EXACTLY do you think is being shoved down your throat?

      • David Webb says:

        Exactly, Deborah! If a moviegoer doesn’t like the show, they don’t go. Likewise, if a theater owner doesn’t like the show, then he or she doesn’t have to pay Disney for the “privilege” to screen it. That’s exactly what’s happening in this case. So what EXACTLY is your point?

  16. deb stephens says:

    strange that the people concerned about a child seeing a gay character don’t mind a child seeing a movie about bestiality.

  17. Jamie Horne says:

    I’m going back to my last comment. I might disagree about your life choice and religion please but I still still respect you as a person that’s what we need to do we need to respect people. Stop being prejudice against other people. I might not sure organized religion belief because I still think it’s correct it. But also still support My Family’s religion beliefs because I was supporting the family not their moral beliefs

  18. Jamie Horne says:

    I thought the character was gay even in the animation., But that not the point, the point is there are more people who want to see the show and you still force your m mortal views on other people which is wrong. This right there discrimination rules. This is not about religion this is about morals. You can’t force your morals on other people everybody else has their own morals we need to learn how to accept each other. We need to accept people’s religion race sex and everything. You may not like gays and lesbians and such but that does not give you the right to force your beliefs and morals on other people. When you start banned people from places because they different is wrong. Even though you’re really complete does not believe in this it doesn’t give you a right to force your please. Everybody’s throats.

  19. When Star Trek had Captain Kirk and Lt. Uhura kiss in an episode, it was the first interracial kiss on tv. They “got away” with it because some big, bad alien was “making” them do it. But it opened to door to normalizing behavior that was seen by many, including many Christians who supported their racist thoughts and actions,( ie, KKK) with Biblical texts, as immoral, anti-Biblical and wrong. The many were wrong. The Christians were wrong. If it were up to many God-fearing Christians of the 1950’s and 60s, schools would still be segregated and blacks would still be at the back of the bus. They were wrong then. And the “many” and Christians are wrong today.

    Gays are people too. And they here. They are our neighbors, our family members, our teachers, and our brothers and sisters in Christ. Ignoring them doesn’t make them go away. Sticking them on the back of the bus doesn’t make them less real. There are times when the majority is simply wrong and it takes the minority to normalize that which was, for reasons of bias, biogrity, and Biblical cherry-picking, previously considered wrong.

    Gays are people too. They are not shameful, abominations, damned to hell, or any more sinful than you or I. They are not choosing a lifestyle, they are being who they are – who they were created to be. They are created by God, loved by God, accepted by God, and blessed by God.

    To hide behind hand picked Bible verses, ignoring so many others in order to disguise ones own hate and bigotry is the true abomination. And, making yourself feel better with the whole “hate the sin, love the sinner stuff is crap. Ask a LGBT person how loved they feel when told that they are created wrong and God hates who they are. Ask a LGBT youth who just tried to kill himself how loved they felt when they heard a sermon condemning them to a life of celibacy (at best) loneliness, shame and discouragement. Ask a gay family how loved they feel when they are not allowed to come with their children to your church to worship the Lord.

    The Churches and Christians who espouse such hate and judgment should be the condemned, not those simply living out who they are.

    • Shannah Heathcoe says:

      Guess you have missed the fact that a great many black people would like to resegregate themselves again. Trying to do the same thing as the teeny tiny percentage of homosexuals, set themselves up as”seperate and better “, instead of “seperate but equal “. You do NOT deserve to have special treatment because you happen to be gay,nor does any minority group deserve special treatment because they happen to be X!

    • And murderers and pedophiles are people too, yet they are shunned by society – why? Because they are not the norm, or go against what is CURRENTLY normally accepted. What’s wrong with a man of 40 being in love with a young female child of 11? Oh, but that’s bad, you say, that’s evil you say – who the heck decides what is fine and not fine? Your god made them too. Some people accept gays, some people don’t. So you need to also accept those who don’t accept them and also accept their beliefs. Why do people bitch and moan all the time when someone says “I don’t accept gays”? They have rights too!

    • Russ says:

      I’ve never met a kkk member who is a Christian. I’ve also never met anyone claiming to be gay who is a Christian. And I’ve never had a gay person who is a “brother or sister in Christ”. To be a Christian is to be Christ like, or to act as Christ did. Christ was not gay, nor did he go around spewing hatred from his teachings but rather love and compassion for our fellow man. To say that a member of the kkk is a Christian is just completely false. To say that a gay is a brother or sister in Christ is also false. Read your Bible, if you have one, and then try and make an honest comment.

    • swede says:

      I guess you have to blame somebody for people not wanting young kids exposed to homosexual activity, so blame the churches and Christians. You are such a bigot.

  20. Kenny A. says:

    Lol. I particularly love the part where He assumes Jesus would be uncomfortable watching a movie with a gay character. According to the bible…he CHOSE to hang with and use those scorned by society. Another Christian charlatan uses Jesus to disguise bigotry. Ugh…

    • Shannah Heathcoe says:

      Yes, actually HE would give HIS lesson and then tell that person to “go and SIN NO MORE! ” Let’s not leave that part out, shall we?

    • swede says:

      You can’t see that by what you wrote YOU’RE the bigot? Are you that blind, really?

  21. Stephanie Collard says:

    I just have to interject that though this may have Disney’s first gay story line, it is not their first-ever openly gay character. I am reminded of a pirate in POTC: the curse of the black pearl, who, after Jack’s parlay tongue twister, remarks “I once dated a eunuch.” Obviously, eunuchs are male, and the pirate was also male hence, openly gay. I can’t even say that’s the first, but it’s what came to mind.

  22. As a gay man myself ,I must ask Why? Why was this important? Isn’t there enough gayness in todays films and TV. There have always been gay characters in films without it being mentioned. They were there only for people with Gaydar. Take BEN-HUR. It was never made obvious but the homoerotic relationship was there for those to find it. It’s called a Gay Sensibility.

  23. Mary Parks says:

    Pretty sure this drive-in isn’t blazing any trails in cinema…their website looks like it’s from when the animated version of “Beauty and the Beast” was released… Hello, the 90s called – they want their HTML back…

  24. ducdebrabant says:

    Sadly, neither the film nor the animated version would exist without a gay man, Howard Ashman, who helped Disney revitalize the animated musical. if gays were just kept in the background and not allowed to be seen in the film, this theatre owner would be happy to profit from their labors as he spits in their faces.

  25. debbie81460 says:

    why are you making a big deal out of this the movie is epic so get over it move on stop trying rule the world tell people not see the besides kids don’t really see gay people they don’t even know what gay is

  26. debra galen says:

    who care’s who gay i can’t believe this is going still come on people what is wrong with people today why is this always an issue get over it some one always have to make a big deal your choice not to see the move then don’t go and see it but you can;t stop other people from seeing it we don’t care who gay or who not that they the world is today get over it

  27. Donna Farmer says:

    Please note this is NOT The Alabama Theater, a historic theater in Birmingham, but a small time drive in theater in a tiny town called Fort Payne, AL. The headline leads to some confusion, and The Alabama Theater is a wonderful part of the community that has never shown any bias against the LGBTQ community.

  28. Judy Dudich says:

    Thank you, Alabama drive-in theater, for standing up for Truth and protecting the innocence of children! I hope other theaters will follow your fine example!

  29. cadavra says:

    So it’s not the woman falling in love with an animal that bothers them, it’s two guys who might be interested in each other. O-o-o-okay.

    • Judy Dudich says:

      He is not an animal. He is a human being who has been cast under a spell to appear beastly and act beastly. She sees past that to his true heart. She falls in love with the man inside the beast, not an animal.

  30. Jamie Crane says:

    Wow some people are just plain dumb!

    • Ashley Crookes says:

      And even more sad when people can’t accept others for their beliefs. If they choose not to show the movie, then so be it. Go somewhere else. Stop shoving your views on everybody else!

  31. Lionel Mandrake says:

    Good. Enough brain washing of the children’s minds. As for me, I’m happy that I won’t ever have to suffer through the lines at Disneyland, or watch any of their films, and nor will my 10 year old daughter.

    • David says:

      Wait. Are you against this movie because it has a gay character in it or are you just against all Disney movies?

  32. This theatre has every right to choose the films they wish to show. Alabamians in the area have every right to choose the theatres they wish to patronize. Nearby Fort Payne Cinemas will be showing Beauty And The Beast and I’m sure they’d appreciate your business:

  33. Jiminy Critic says:

    They do know Dory’s gay, right?

  34. So let me get this straight, a bunch of pseudo-“Christian” hypocrites in Alabama are mad and scared about a CARTOON….Shocking!

    • swede says:

      Yeah, Damon. Everyone doesn’t stalk the streets of west hollywood. Some US citizens in other parts of the world do not want their very young children associated with anything gay, and I for one, don’t blame them.

    • David says:

      While you might have a valid point calling them “pseudo-Christian” doesn’t make them any less Christian than Trump calling a judge a “so-called judge”. He’s still a judge and they’re still Christian.

      Oh and also it’s not a cartoon. It’s a live action version of a cartoon.

  35. Tim James says:

    “Alabama drive-in” denotes a pretty strong commitment to living in the past.

  36. WeareALLequal says:

    But they are showing Fierce? A movie about drag queens? I’m confused…

  37. hgfhgfj says:

    Awesome! Disney is should be ashamed of trying to force this crap on CHILDREN of all things.

    • David says:

      Yes. Disney should stop trying to force Disney movies on children. That makes sense.

      • usero1 says:

        Except these ARE NOT the Disney movies of the last century, but totally redesigned political vehicles. Gone are the simple, wholesome messages that have been replaced with dark, adult debates rife with biased, socio-political agendas delivered by suggestive performances in questionable circumstances.

        The whole point of classic “The Jungle Book” is that Mowgli cannot live pretending to be something that he is not — an animal — and must leave the jungle to enter the human village and become what he is meant to be: a human man.

        The new and redesigned “Jungle Book” from Disney has Mowgli stay in the jungle to waste his life living a lie, pretending to be an animal. That’s a message the producers have said lends itself to the so-called “transsexuals” that insist that a man can live as a women or vice-versa.

        So, no, these are not “Disney movies” as most remember or expect!

  38. Lilybean says:

    There’s a reason that Alabama is not the sixth largest economy in the entire world as is that bastion of evil, California. Those who prefer to live in places where they have certain requirements, in order to be successful and 100% human, such as Alabama, please keep your knuckledraggers within your boarders.
    Requirements to be a “Real” Murikan:
    1. Born on right side of the Mason-Dixon Line
    2. You are White as the driven snow
    3. You are straight
    4. Your education ended with the 12th grade equivalency exam
    5. Rush Limbaugh is your hero
    6. Your intellectual curiosity involves which page of the Bible it is stated that LBGTQ humans are going
    7. You will never question anything that comes out of The Emperor Donald’s pie hole because he is
    your president and he told you that he inherited a mess that he will fix with giant new plants that only
    use workers, not automation. In addition, he will only let the USA buy steel made in the USA, but
    because he is a real ‘business man’, in his private business, his son’s will buy the cheapest Chinese
    steel and have Polish workers build with it, because, the Emperor is smarter that everyone.

  39. Bendict says:

    I support them 100%, no son of mine will ever become gay if they do I will disown him.

    • David says:

      Solid parenting there Benedict.

      • Renald says:

        1 Timothy 5:8: Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. As a parent, you are supposed to support your children. If your son is gay, don’t disown him. That’ll only push him farther from Christ. My best friend is gay, and I let him know that I don’t support his sexuality, but I will be his friend so I can witness Christ’s love to him. Christians disowning gays, being rude to them, condemning them to hell, all that is only pushing them farther away from Christ.
        Christ told us that the greatest commandment is “Love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like it, love thy neighbor as thyself.” If you are disowning people and despising them for their sexuality, that is hatred and Satan speaking, not God. Be kind to them. You don’t have to support them, you don’t have to kick them out. Love them as yourself, and show them Christ’s love for them. God does not hate gays, God sent his son to save the gays too. He sent his son to save ALL of us, if only we believe… not just to save the straight Christians who go to church every day and yell amen when the preacher says something. God sent his son so ALL could be saved, and it’s up to us to spread God’s love so all may be saved. Stop spreading hate and start spreading love
        Ephesians 6:4: Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.
        Love your neighbor as yourself, even if your neighbor is gay. Rejecting them and telling them they’re going to hell only ticks them off and shows them that Christianity is a hateful cult. Show them God’s love, and they will see the light. Stop being hateful! God never promoted hate, only love. Love everyone. Jesus tells us the sick are the ones who need medicine and healing, not the healthy! Jesus was called a drunkard and a glutton because he ate and drank with the sinners! He didn’t hang out with only Christian people, he spent a lot of his time preaching to those who needed him the most

      • ducdebrabant says:

        Do you find yourself wondering what quantities of cash, real property, and gilt-edged securities Benedict’s gay son will be losing?

  40. Liz says:

    This is supposed to be a children’s story. I think it is terrible that they are pushing theses issues on young children. So many families will go and see this not realizing the messages it portrays. I think this is completely wrong of the Disney corporation.

  41. westwingpotus says:

    @Servino – actually I don’t think there was anything subtle about it. And good on them for doing so. And it’s not a liberal agenda, it’s a human agenda, as in, let’s slow down the conservative agenda of demonizing anyone who isn’t a white Christian. And you are certainly free to voice your objections by not going to the movie; it’s a consumer’s marketplace – no one is stopping you. But in the end, you can pretend all you want that it’s still the 1950’s but much of the rest of the world has moved on….

    • Servino says:

      @ westwingpotus…human agenda? That’s laughable as you attempt to speak for an entire race. Btw, I’m far from a white Christian, sorry I didn’t fit your stereotype. The real agenda here is your “views” somehow have to be accepted by all or they are demonized by those very individuals who try claim discrimination if those views are not shared. The rest of the world is moving on..feel free to jump off if it’s not going to your destination.

  42. Jimmy Green says:

    Maybe they could show Deliverance instead.

  43. QueerLorax says:

    “We are bullied by the LGBTQ and supporters to “accept” their way of life.”
    You’re bullied?? YOU are bullied? You’ve got part of it, but only the BULL part, as in BULLSHIT.

    “Homosexuals can’t procreate together naturally.”
    And neither can infertile heterosexuals.

    “I’ve known gay people and they jump from one partner to the next.”
    Anecdotal evidence isn’t evidence. Also, I know many people who are gay and they are in relationships longer-lasting than some of the heterosexual people that I know.

    “Some of them only define themselves as gay and that’s all you see or know about them.”
    No, that’s all that bigots like you choose to see.

    “And don’t get me started on transgender people. If you couldn’t love yourself the way you were brought into this world then how do you expect anyone else to love you?”
    Fuck you…just fuck your fucking LGBTQ-hating, ignorant-ass, probably a Trump lover self.

  44. Minnie says:

    Way to go you anti-Christ bigot. You’re an idiot.

  45. Way to go, bigot! If you were a good Christian, you would be thrilled that films are being more inclusive of the REALITY around you!

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