Marvel Studios President Praises Queer Latina Named America Who Has Two Moms


Disney-owned Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige spoke about the Latina lesbian heroine of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnesssaying it was important the film included the sexuality of the 14-year-old character, whose name is “America Chavez”.

“It’s important, as we always say, that these films show the world as it is, and the world outside your window, as they said in the edit,” Feige said of the release. depiction of the character’s sexuality, according to a report from ComicBook. com.

“This aspect of America’s character comes from the comics. We always wanted to adapt them as well and as sincerely as possible.

Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, speaks onstage during CinemaCon 2022 (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for CinemaCon)

Feige added that the film is not about “America Chavez” being gay.

“To be true to that and show it, and that’s not what the movie is about, but that’s a big part of the character that she becomes in the comics. We wanted to address that,” he reportedly said.

Marvel Studios President Praises Queer Latina Named America Who Has Two Moms

MCU newcomer Xochitl Gomez is America Chavez in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. (Marvel Studios)

A Marvel-produced introduction to the character of America Chavez includes her two lesbian mothers and her own lesbian romance with another superheroine named Alloy.

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The Walt Disney Co. has come under intense fire after recently leaked internal videos showed corporate executives openly bragging about promoting a gay and transgender agenda in Disney content for children. The videos included an executive producer talking casually about how the company encouraged its “not at all secret gay agenda” when she became an employee.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness faces a potential ban in Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries for a brief scene in which America Chavez alludes to having two mothers.

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