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MOVIES: Pixar Producer On Why “Lightyear” Same-Sex Kiss is So Important

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Pixar producer has explained the importance of a “touching” same-sex kiss in Lightyear being restored after it was initially cut from the film.

According to Variety, the origin story of Toy Story‘s Buzz Lightyear features Pixar’s first onscreen lesbian kiss, which was reportedly cut from the film. Following an uproar surrounding Disney’s handling of Florida’s infamous “Don’t Say Gay” bill, the kiss was reinstated into the film in March.

As part of a press screening for the film, Pixar producer Galyn Susman confirmed that while the relationship between Buzz Lightyear’s best friend Hawthorne (voiced by Uzo Aduba) and her wife was always included, a kiss between the two had been cut out.

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