Disney’s latest animation “Lightyear,” which features a same-sex kiss, has been denied release in more than a dozen mainly Muslim countries.

Countries across Asia and the Middle East have refused to give Pixar’s “Toy Story” spinoff a showing, in the latest development for parent company Disney as it tries to navigate differing public and political attitudes on LGBTQ issues.

Joining FRANCE 24 to weigh in on the controversy is Flora Bolter, Political Scientist and Co-Director of the LGBTI+ Observatory at the Jean-Jaurès Foundation.