Lightyear, complaining about “lesbian toys” in the movie. On a recent episode of his podcast The Verdict, the Texas Republican decried the inclusion of “lesbian toys” in the Toy Story spin-off.Related: Chris Evans says it’s “great” that Pixar is keeping Lightyear’s same-sex kiss as 14 countries ban itNoting that the film has already been banned from 14 countries and may also be banned from theaters in China, Cruz said: “It’s a wild twist where Hollywood has been willing to grovel to China, to let China censor its movies, to embrace anti-Americanism, to avoid any criticism of China because they want to get access to the Chinese movie market, but when it comes to their culture agenda, apparently now suddenly they’ve discovered, ‘Alright, give up the money because lesbian toys are more important.’”Sen Ted Cruz complains about “lesbian toys” in the Buzz Lightyear movie: “Most toys are, kinda, androgynous.

They’re usually without genitalia”— Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) June 17, 2022Cruz was referring to news that Disney has refused remove a scene from Lightyear that reportedly shows the character Hawthorne (voiced by Uzo Aduba) sharing a brief kiss with her wife. (Contrary to Cruz’s assertion, the characters are not toys.)The studio had previously cut the scene but restored it after LGBTQ Pixar employees and allies sent a letter to the Walt Disney Company criticizing its censorship of “overtly gay affection” in its films.