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Mar 20 2017
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Power Rangers, which is being rebooted by Lionsgate, will feature an LGBTQ character — the Yellow Power Ranger's got GF problems!

Via THR:

During Power Rangers' second act, there's a scene in which the titular heroes learn that the Yellow Ranger Trini (Becky G) is coming to terms with her sexual orientation, with one character assuming she's having “boyfriend problems,” and soon realizing that perhaps she's actually having “girlfriend problems.” It's a small moment, but one director Dean Israelite calls “pivotal” for the entire film.

“For Trini, really she's questioning a lot about who she is,” Israelite tells The Hollywood Reporter. “She hasn't fully figured it out yet. I think what's great about that scene and what that scene propels for the rest of the movie is, 'That's OK.' The movie is saying, 'That's OK,' and all of the kids have to own who they are and find their tribe.”

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The Yellow Power Ranger actor Becky G is a hugely popular figure among teens, with 5.4 million followers on Instagram.

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