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‘Finding Dory’ May Feature Pixar’s First Lesbian Couple

Pixar just released a full-length trailer for Finding Dory, and we are 99.9999999999 percent sure that it includes a lesbian couple. Before you freak out and get too excited, no, Dory is not part of the lesbian couple. However, there is still LGBT visibility, so please feel free to bask in the glory that is Pixar. 


In the trailer, we see Hank the octopus run into two women pushing a stroller. Sure, you could say they’re just “friends” or “sisters,” but we know better! Ellen DeGeneres, who voices Dory, has played a massive role in changing the conversation about the LGBT community, and while our view of the women was only fleeting, we trust that Ellen and Pixar would create a fiery combination that’d put children’s films ahead in the game of lesbian visibility. 

Regardless of whether or not those two women are actually the first lesbian couple to appear in a Pixar film (fingers crossed), our excitement shows our society’s growing hunger to see this kind of relationship on screen. Hopefully Disney will hear our cries and give Elsa a girlfriend while they’re at it. 

Gina was formerly the Beauty & Culture Editor at Her Campus, where she oversaw content and strategy for the site's key verticals. She was also the person behind @HerCampusBeauty, and all those other glowy selfies you faved. She got her start in digital media as a Campus Correspondent at HC Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, where she graduated in 2017 with degrees in English and Theater. Now, Gina is an LA-based writer and editor, and you can regularly find her wearing a face mask in bed and scrolling through TikTok.
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