Disney Makes History With First LGBTQ+ Lead Character in ‘Owl House’

The Disney Channel is making history with the first LGBTQ+ character in the animated series, “Owl House.” The cartoon features Luz Noceda, a 14-year-old Dominican-American girl who stumbles into an alternate world where she battles witches and demons and other forces of evil.

“Owl House” creator took to social media to celebrate a win she had been gunning for years, “I’m bi! I want to write a bi character, dammit! Luckily my stubbornness paid off and now I am VERY supported by current Disney leadership.” said Dana Terrance.

Fans and GLAAD celebrated the news, in GLAAD’s statement they praised Disney for portraying “an inclusive, fair, accurate, and age-appropriate world through the representation of its characters.”

In the upcoming episode, “Enchanting Grom Fright,” there is confirmation that Luz and classmate Amity will develop a relationship.

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