Disney’s Animated Series The Owl House: Disney has now its first LGBTQ + character named Amity. She was demonstrated as bisexual in the show The Owl House. The same was also confirmed by her creator online. The children’s cartoon is aired on Disney. Amity is one of the main characters of the show and portraying her bisexual was a big step by Disney.
Dana Terrace’s show The Owl House is about an American teenager named Luz. She is a 14-year-old Dominican girl. She travels to a magical world and attends school. In the initial episodes of the show, Luz and Amity looked at each other as if they were enemies. Also, Luz had an interest in guys. But as the show progresses, their relationship brings a different meaning.
What did the creator tweet?
Grom is a sort of prom event that is held in their school and there is a role of Grom queen as well. Amit asked Luz to accompany her to prom. This provided a hint to viewers that one out of them is bisexual. Dana Terrace also tweeted regarding the same and said that to include queer kids in the main cast has been her intention from always. Further, she added that she was told by Disney leadership not to add any bisexual or gay character in the show. Moreover, she added in her tweet that she is bisexual and wants to write a similar character. Further, she mentions being very much supported by current Disney leadership.
In any of her tweets, Dana Terrace didi not reveal the name of the character who will be portrayed as bisexual. Since Luz is the protagonist of the show, fans expected her to be bisexual. But now it’s confirmed that Amity is the first bisexual character Disney ever had.
What Alex Hirsch said?
Alex Hirsch is the creator of Gravity Falls. It was a moment of celebration for him when he heard of Dana Terrace’s announcement about the queer character. He was forbidden to represent any LGBT+ character when he started making his show in 2012. But the announcement of queer animated main characters made him very happy and proud.
We will end by saying that Disney channel has made history with its bisexual character in the main role. For more information about the latest updates stay tuned.