Disney’s upcoming “Beauty and the Beast” will include an “exclusively gay moment” on screen, a first for the company, according to the film’s director. Notable Christian leaders are urging Christian parents to boycott it. As the BBC reported Wednesday, actor Josh Gad, who portrays LeFou, the sidekick to the film’s villain Gaston, “breaks new ground when it

comes to LGBT visibility” as his character on camera realizes that he has homosexual feelings. Without giving any further details, the movie’s director, Bill Condon, said Gad “makes something really subtle and delicious out of it.” “[I]t is a nice, exclusively gay moment in a Disney movie,” Condon said. This is not the first time Disney has featured same-sex content in their material geared toward children. READ MORE