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Disney film featuring same-sex couple will not be shown in 14 countries

Disney’s “Lightyear” movie won’t air in 14 countries. “Lightyear” depicts same-sex couple sharing a kiss.

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Walt Disney Co. has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries.
The movie is unlikely to release in China, their largest market. Authorities in China allegedly requested cuts to the movie, which Disney declined to make.
The animated film depicts a same-sex couple who share a brief kiss, which also prompted the United Arab Emirates to ban the movie.
The United Arab Emirates said the couple’s relationship violated the country’s media content standards.
Homosexuality is considered criminal in many Middle Eastern countries.

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