The animated feature "Strange World," scheduled for release in November, will be the first Disney movie to feature a gay romance.
Lightyear has been banned by United Arab Emirates, and may not screen in other countries due to refusal to edit out same-sex kiss.
Announcement comes shortly after rival Hallmark Channel opened the door to developing LGBTQ storylines
Petitions say LGBTQ inclusion is at odds with providing "family-friendly" programming, but some signatures may be fake
Local pastor claims book showing two men falling in love and getting married is attempt to "indoctrinate" children