A new animated Disney+ series based on the 2014 movie “Big Hero 6” is upsetting conservatives because it includes a scene with a transmasculine man shopping for a menstrual product.
“Baymax!” premiered on Wednesday and features a robot dedicated to helping other people in their community, according to the show’s official description. Prior to its debut, however, the series faced criticism from conservative writer Christopher Rufo over a scene where a man who rocks a transgender flag T-shirt shops for tampons, The Daily Beast reported.
You can watch a clip of the scene below:
Rufo tweeted that the scene was part of Disney’s “plan to re-engineer the discourse around kids and sexuality.”
Another scene from “Baymax!” features the robot encouraging one man to date another man, the newspaper reported.
A number of Twitter users poked fun at conservatives who were upset about the show’s depiction of trans people: