Becky G Is The First Openly Gay Power Ranger and It’s Awesome!

Power Rangers is the first superhero movie to feature an LGBTQ protagonist, the yellow Ranger, Trini, portrayed by Becky G is gay. She thinks that playing a gay power ranger is really beautiful and doesn’t understand why it’s such a big deal.

Embed from Getty Images

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) found that of 126 major studio releases in 2015 only 17. 5% had LGBTQ characters. “It makes me sad that it’s such a big deal because it could have been done a long time ago,” she told the Hollywood Star.

Recently, Beauty and the Beast’s, Le Fou, Gaston’s sidekick also made waves when they announced he was gay. Several countries even banned the movie from showing because of this character.