Queer comedian Margaret Cho has called on Disney to introduce a trans princess and prince. Over the last few years, Disney has slowly started to introduce LGBTQ+ characters within its movies and TV shows.
At the end of March, viewers were treated to the highly anticipated Disney+ original movie Prom Pact, which featured Cho playing the openly queer high school guidance counsellor, Ms Chen.
In a recent interview with Times of India, the Fire Island star opened up about the film’s diversity and her groundbreaking LGBTQ+ role. “I love a coming-of-age story, especially one that really puts an Asian American woman at the centre of it, you know?
And this is a very important step in realizing diversity,” she explained. “I play a queer character in the film who’s somebody that the kids look up to, which I think is really amazing.