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This article was published on May 3, 2016

The Web wants Frozen 2 to debut Disney’s first LGBT princess

The Web wants Frozen 2 to debut Disney’s first LGBT princess
Kirsty Styles
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Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She l Kirsty Styles is a journalist who lives in Hackney. She was previously editor at Tech City News and is now a reporter at The Next Web. She loves tech for good, cleantech, edtech, assistive tech, politech (?), diversity in tech.

Though the Web – and particularly social media – can often feel like a sad or angry place and not always welcoming of minorities, a hashtag started by Twitter user @lexi4prez proves that sometimes good ideas can come out of the crowd.

Having failed LGBT campaigning organization GLAAD’s annual Studio Responsibility Index for character representation in Hollywood films, many have taken to Twitter to suggest Disney’s mega-hit Frozen should include a lesbian relationship.

And given that LGBT characters, where portrayed, are only given minor roles, snow queen Elsa seems like the ideal candidate for Disney’s first princess and princess love story.

Here’s just one reason Twitter thinks #GiveElsaAGirlfriend is a great idea.

And this is how cool it could look.

We’ve contacted Disney to find out if this is something it is considering for Frozen 2.

Next campaign, for me at least, is to make Disney a republic #DownWithPrincesses.

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