00:00 – Welcome & Intro
00:30 – The Qube Ad
00:53 – Intro Music
01:34 – The famed Disney Channel animated series The Proud Family is back & with Queer characters you’ll love
03:41 – Samsung releases a Queer affirming ad in Singapore and then pulls it quicker than a blink of an eye
05:32 – Lil Nas X has been served a cease and desist letter for the Montero pregnancy promo video
06:13 – Anna’s Got A Word
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Family, this is your favorite queer radio personality Anna DeShawn here with our queer news from today.
The famed Disney Channel animated series The Proud Family is back & with Queer characters you’ll love. Samsung releases a Queer affirming ad in Singapore and then pulls it quicker than a blink of an eye. Lil Nas X has been served a cease and desist letter for the Montero pregnancy promo video.
Our leading story for today is about the upcoming season of the Disney Channel’s Proud Family. The season is called “Louder & Prouder ” and it features some of our fav people; Billy Porter, Lena Waithe, Lil Nas X, EJ Johnson, Lizzo, Keke Palmer & Gabrielle Union. What is really making this season stand out are the new characters its introducing; two of which are gay dads voiced by Billy Porter & Zachary Quinto as well as an old friend of Penny’s Michael Collins who has emerged as a witty gender nonconfirming fashionista voiced by EJ Johnson. Now Billy & Zachary are a mixed raced couple who are parents to their adopted child who is a 14-year old activist May Leibowitz-Jenkins who is played by the one and only Keke Palmer. During the preview Oscar, ya’ll know Penny’s dad, meets a new character at a bank, Randall Leibovitz-Jenkins, voiced by Billy Porter. This new character tells Oscar “we brothers stick together,” before introducing him to his husband Barry, played by Zachary. Later, at a party, Randall aka Billy Porter encourages Oscar by saying “you should try looking at the world through Penny’s eyes.” Then before we know it we see a scene of Oscar dancing along with Barry and Randall, and the rest of the family. It seems like his new gay besties are going to help open Oscar’s eyes and help him grow a bit. Goodness knows Oscar is always up to something to keep us entertained. I’m also sure Michael’s presence at school is going to give us life & new perspectives about being out at school. The Proud Family is so important as we can count the number of Black centered animated series on television on one hand. Representation still matters & especially in spaces like cartoons because Black & Queer folks deserve seeing their lives reflected on screen. The new season starts February 23rd and based on the previews it will definitely be worth watching even for you adults out there.
Check out the new trailer for 'The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder', streaming exclusively on Disney+ starting February 23! pic.twitter.com/cgsUkQfMDf— Geeks of Color #BlackLivesMatter (@GeeksOfColor) January 14, 2022