LENA WAITHE TO PLAY FIRST OPENLY LGBTQ PIXAR CHARACTER IN ONWARD

There was a small LGBTQ moment in Toy Story 4. Pixar’s latest film Onward is nearly upon us, and it’s been confirmed that the film will feature another small, but meaningful LGBTQ moment. In the film, Lena Waithe plays a cyclops police officer, Officer Specter, and a small line of dialogue confirms that the character…

LENA WAITHE & ALANA MAYO WERE MARRIED IN FRONT OF HARVEY MILK’S BUST

Writer, producer, and actor Lena Waithe appeared on Ellen DeGeneres’s show, where she shared with guest host John Legend that she and her longtime partner, Alana Mayo, were recently privately married at San Francisco City Hall in front of the bust of LGBTQ rights activist Harvey Milk. Waithe, whose Queen & Slim recently screened at AFI Fest,…