Oklahoma Theater Warned Audiences It Would ‘Fast-Forward’ Through ‘Lightyear’ Same-Sex Kiss

Oklahoma Theater Warned Audiences It Would ‘Fast-Forward’ Through ‘Lightyear’ Same-Sex Kiss
Moviegoers won’t have to look toward infinity and beyond for homophobia.

After Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait banned the release of Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story” prequel “Lightyear” due to gay themes, a local theater in Kingfisher, Oklahoma is warning moviegoers about the film’s same-sex kiss, promising to fast-forward through the scene.

NBC News reported that the 89er Theatre, located roughly 50 miles outside of Oklahoma City, posted a warning sign on its window about the kiss between Uzo Aduba’s character Hawthorne and her scientist wife. “Attention Parents: The management of this theatre discovered after booking ‘Lightyear’ that there is a same-sex kissing scene within the first 30 minutes of the Pixar movie,” a sign read. “We will do all we can to fast-forward through that scene, but it might not be exact.”

The Oklahoma City NBC affiliate Kfor noted the poster was put up over
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