Was Miriam and Mei supposed to date? Although they all shared a strong bond, Turning Red focused more on the friendship between Mei and Miriam, which has made viewers believe there’s more than a friendship between them, suggesting that Miriam was secretly in love with Mei, but this goes a lot deeper than just Miriam having a crush on one of her best
Does Disney have any gay characters? The Disney Channel, which launched in 1983, Disney XD, which began in 2009, Disney Junior, which launched in 2011, and shows on Disney+, along with the short-lived Toon Disney, have all occasionally featured lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) characters in their programming.
What is Priya in Turning Red? Priya, a young Indian-Canadian girl, is one of Mei’s best friends. She is the most mellow (and seemingly least phased, at least by her facial expressions) of the friend group of four, but she shares in their excitement over certain things like 4*Town, the boy band that Mei and her friends love.
What is the Turning Red controversy? One of the big controversies against Turning Red was how there was a scene of Mei’s mom, Ming, thinking Mei got her period. In said scene, we see Ming bringing Mei numerous pads and tampons and trying to explain how she was just becoming a woman, it being perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of.