Mae Whitman came out as pansexual while applauding her queer-friendly Disney Channel program The Owl Home

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Mae Whitman is letting individuals understand she’s out and proud.

The Excellent Ladies starlet required to Twitter on Monday, Aug. 16 to openly assert her sexuality: “Simply taking a minute to state I am SO happy to be even a little part of a program like The Owl Home Being pansexual myself, I want I had such extraordinary characters like Amity and Luz in my life when I was maturing. Queer representation is sososo essential:,) keep it up world! #TOH”

The Owl Home star continued, ” I understand ppl may be not familiar with what pansexual methods; for me it indicates I understand I can fall for individuals of all genders.”

She included, “This is the word that fit me finest [rainbow emoji] and I’m happy delighted to be part of the Bi neighborhood:,).”

The starlet then connected a GLAAD resource on bisexuality so that her fans not familiar with numerous LGBTQ terms might discover extra details. She likewise shared a gallery on Instagram revealing photos of herself, her current tweets and screenshots from The Owl Home, which is a kids’ animated program on the Disney Channel.

The Owl Home, which was produced by Dana Balcony for Disney Channel, made history by representing Disney’s very first bisexual protagonist in 14- year-old Luz Noceda (voiced by Sarah-Nicole Robles).

I understand ppl may be not familiar with what pansexual ways; for me it implies I understand I can fall for individuals of all genders. This is the word that fits me finest and I’m happy pleased to be part of the Bi neighborhood:,)

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— mae whitman (@maebirdwing) August 16, 2021

The program made queer history by having Disney’s very first bisexual primary character in 14- year-old Luz Noceda (voiced by Sarah-Nicole Robles).

” In [development] I was really open about my objective to put queer kids in the primary cast. I’m an awful phony so slipping it in would’ve been hard,” Dana tweeted, per Range “When we were greenlit I was informed by particular Disney management that I might not represent any kind of bi or gay relationship on the channel.”

Nevertheless, due to Dana’s own bisexuality herself, she stated, “I wish to compose a bi character, dammit!” The executive manufacturer included, “Fortunately my stubbornness settled and now I am really supported by existing Disney management.”

And despite the fact that Mae revealed unhappiness over the news that NBC’s Excellent Ladies would not get a 5th season, she thankfully still has The Owl Home— a program she is plainly grateful to be part of.


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