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Congratulations To The Happy Gay Couple, Okra and Flix, In Star Wars Resistance

Flix and Okra are here, and they’re queer. Photo: Disney

Time for the animators of Star Wars Resistance to render a rainbow flag. The show’s executive producers, Justin Ridge and Brandon Auman, sat down with the Coffee With Kenobi podcast and said that they’ve got a happy gay couple on their show. Okra, a Chadra-Fan, and Flix, a different unconfirmed alien species, are “an item” in the words of Ridge. But what kind of item? “They’re absolutely a gay couple and we’re proud of that,” Auman added. Apparently they have been this whole time, and Okra voice actor Bobby Moynihan, for one, is relieved that the secret is out. “Oh, I’m so happy we’re allowed to say it,” Moynihan said on the podcast. “I have had a sentence prepared for a year and a half if someone would finally ask me. I would say, ‘All I can say is when Flix says ‘I love you,’ Orca says ‘I know.’” If you’d like to see the characters sharing a sort of Nathan Lane and Robin Williams in Birdcage moment, the EPs said people should take a look at this clip. Here’s to more “exclusively gay” Star Wars moments.

Cheers! Star Wars Resistance Characters Okra & Flix Are Gay