June is Pride Month; a time set aside to recognize and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Disney+ features several movies, and shorts that put a focus on inclusion. Those can be found in the Pride collection by using the search function. Let’s take a look at some of those movies or shorts available in the Pride collection on Disney+.
PRIDE FROM ABOVE
National Geographic documentary with exclusive access to some of the world’s biggest celebrations of LGBTQ+ culture, The show delivers a new perspective on Pride – from the air. They’ll reveal the historic activism, fearless creativity and logistical ingenuity required to pull off these technicoloured festivals of hope. Showcasing a community that not only celebrates their identity, but continuously fights for progress globally.
Mack Wrestles tells the story of Mack Beggs, a transgender high school wrestler from Euless, Texas, who much compete under the gender he was assigned at birth rather than how he identifies. His resolute journey is artfully told as we watch him struggle against the outside forces that stigmatize these athletes. The film is a deeply personal look at the debate around sports and who gets to play.
THE LITTLE PRINCE(SS)
When Gabriel, a 7-year-old Chinese kid who loves ballet, becomes friends with Rob, another Chinese kid from school, Rob’s dad gets suspicious about Gabriel’s feminine behavior and decides to intervene.
ELTON JOHN LIVE: FAREWELL FROM DODGERS STADIUM
An exclusive live stream of Elton John’s last concert at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, the final American stop of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour.’
GENDER REVOLUTON: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC
Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.
TREVOR : THE MUSICAL
When an incident at school suddenly puts Trevor in the wrong spotlight, he struggles to navigate his own identity and determine how he fits in a challenging world.
MILEY CYRUS: ENDLESS SUMMER VACATION (BACKYARD SESSIONS)
Visual performances of Miley Cyrus’s album of the same title, Endless Summer Vacation
PRIDE | TO BE SEEN
Generations of queer and trans people, alongside allies, have organized around the acceptance and rights for all LGBTQ+ people. With PRIDE | To Be Seen, LGBTQ+ Americans, activists, and celebrities redefine pride, visibility and liberation.
WEST SIDE STORY
An adaptation of the 1957 musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.
The saga of the Eternals, a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations.
While spending years attempting to return home, marooned Space Ranger Buzz Lightyear encounters an army of ruthless robots commanded by Zurg who are attempting to steal his fuel source.
THE NEW MUTANTS
Five young mutants, just discovering their abilities while held in a secret facility against their will, fight to escape their past sins and save themselves.
The story of songwriter Howard Ashman who penned the lyrics for Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast before he died of AIDS at the height of the AIDS crisis in 1991.
“Out” and tells the story of Greg, who is moving to the city with his boyfriend, Manuel, but still hasn’t told his parents about being gay.
The legendary Clades are a family of explorers whose differences threaten to topple their latest and most crucial mission.
A Mexican-American teen, half human/half vampire, has had to keep her identity a secret from both worlds. But when her human best friend shows up at her monster-infested school, she has to confront her truth, her identity, and herself.
Those are some of the best LGBTQ+ movies, shorts and specials on Disney+ in the Pride collection. What will you be watching?