IRL Elsa has a few things to say about the #GiveElsaAGirlfriend campaign

What does IRL Elsa have to say about this?

UPDATE 24/05/16

Ever since #GiveElsaAGirlfriend started trending on the internet, people all over the world have been spreading the word to convince Disney to make Elsa their first openly gay character.

Well, we might be one step closer to seeing Kween Elsa with a GF...

Broadway icon and the IRL voice of Elsa, Idina Menzel, has spoken out about the topic saying: "I think it's great."

"Disney's just gotta contend with that. I'll let them figure that out," Idina revealed at theBillboard Music Awards.

So now that Idina's on board... what are you waiting for Disney?!


#FACT Everyone loves the movie Frozen.

Aside from the awesomeness of the movie itself, what it stands for is something much, much more powerful.

It’s one big ol’ progressive Disney movie, firstly ditching the traditional formula and focusing entirely on the strengths of its female protagonists and the bond between two sisters.

Further than that, it’s been praised as one of Disney’s most LGBT-friendly flicks.


Well aside from Jonathan Groff being Disney Animation’s first openly gay actor to play the Elsa's love interest, Elsa’s story in itself can be used as a metaphor: she feels unaccepted because of her powers and hides away in her room until she finally accepts who she is and, er, comes out.

And this is one thing people aren’t letting go of (see what we did there?).

The hashtag #GiveElsaAGirlfriend has been started in the hopes it will encourage the producers of the film to introduce Elsa as Disney’s first LGBT princess, in the sequel, slated for 2018.

And social media has been going OFF with the idea of Elsa having a GF:

So what do the people over at Disney have to say about this?

"We will tackle other issues that, I think, are out there today that boys and girls, men and women, are dealing with," Frozen’s director, Chris Buck, said of the sequel last year.

"I think we’re very aware of what is happening in society. I don’t think any of us take [them] lightly, even though they can be very funny and entertaining, the messages that our movies have and the influence they can have on young people."

We're excited to see how this all pans out...

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