Disney has come such a long way since the early days, a fact that’s clearly evident by a recently unearthed comic strip from the 1930’s showing Mickey Mouse as a homophobic thug physically assaulting an effeminate townsperson.
Disney now has an openly gay President and has dumped hundreds of thousands into Orlando’s first ever annual weeklong vacation celebration for LGBT families, but it wasn’t always so gay-friendly.
The comic below, which was created in 1931, shows Mickey visiting Kat Nipp, an effeminate cat with a fabulous prance and a noticeable lisp:
Mickey literally kicks his ass and calls him a “cream-puff inhaler”:
We’re not going to hold it against you, Mickey. You’ve more than proven yourself in the last 80 years.