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It's Not Just Frozen: Most Disney Movies Are Pro-Gay
The Atlantic ^ | APR 23 2014 | AKASH NIKOLAS

Posted on 04/23/2014 9:44:15 AM PDT by nickcarraway

The culture warriors have decided: Disney’s Frozen is queer. Elsa hiding her ice-powers could be read as a metaphor for the closet, the Oscar-winning “Let it Go” plays like a coming-out anthem, and a character in the film evokes the question of whether homosexuality is a choice by inquiring of Elsa’s powers, “born with it or cursed?” Some liberals have praised the film for its subtext; some conservatives have denounced it.

More on Frozen

Frozen: Too Cynical? In Defense of Prince Charming How Parents Can Turn Frozen's Big Twist Into a Teachable Moment But the most remarkable thing about queer readings of the film may be how unremarkable they really are. Through both its corporate practices and the content of its films, Disney for decades has implemented the so-called "gay agenda"—which is to say, helping make the world a more accepting place.

To start in the most obvious place: As a business, Disney has long held a progressive attitude toward LGBT people. Gay pride events have been hosted at Disney World since 1991, and the company started offered its gay employees health insurance benefits for their partners since 1995, a decision that wasn’t entirely popular back then.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: academicbias; disney; frozen; gay; gaynetwork; gaynewsrooms; hollyweirdvalues; homosexualagenda; lavendermafia; lgbtdisney; pinkjournalism; queer; waltsrotatingcorpse
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1 posted on 04/23/2014 9:44:15 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

Disneyland: The homo-est place on earth.


2 posted on 04/23/2014 9:47:31 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: nickcarraway

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.


3 posted on 04/23/2014 9:47:35 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: nickcarraway

Not to defend the POS Disney but Frozen comes from a Hans Christen Andersen story not some far fairy tail.


4 posted on 04/23/2014 9:48:37 AM PDT by WilliamRobert (Obama so loves the poor he created millions more.)
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To: nickcarraway

Took the wife and kids to see Frozen. We’re all gay now. Darndest thing.


5 posted on 04/23/2014 9:49:35 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Psalm 73
Yep. It's a kid's movie.

How difficult it must be for these people, to view their entire lives through only a single prism?

6 posted on 04/23/2014 9:50:19 AM PDT by wbill
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To: nickcarraway; GeronL
If a Christian preacher had been saying this, the pink press would be having a field day mocking him.

Funny thing is, such "news" items have started in the gay press in the past (like the "gay Teletubbie" item) and became "radical hysteria" when conservatives picked up the talking point.

7 posted on 04/23/2014 9:51:03 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway

How does one extract a gay theme from frozen?


8 posted on 04/23/2014 9:51:48 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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To: nickcarraway

My problem with Disney throughout the years, is the way repeatedly they show kids rebelling against their parents, and always portraying the parents being in the wrong.


9 posted on 04/23/2014 9:52:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

Give me a break. You can read gay undertones into everything... if that is your intent. Did Disney play a fast one with the “born with it?” question? Maybe... but it fits the story fine, so what does it matter? Just watch the damn movie and enjoy it. It’s a good movie. Read into whatever your worldview demands... just don’t demand that I see the same as you.


10 posted on 04/23/2014 9:53:01 AM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: Jack of all Trades

If it’s a musical, it’s gay.


11 posted on 04/23/2014 9:53:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: GraceG; nickcarraway; Psalm 73; Zionist Conspirator

I’m going to be honest guys, I’ve watched Frozen and even I do not detect a gay theme.

Maybe they should just learn to Let it Go!


12 posted on 04/23/2014 9:57:17 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: a fool in paradise
Frozen has already been criticized for being 'gay'. Plenty of mocking.

Frozen lambasted as pro-gay propaganda by Christian pastor

‘Frozen’ Gay Conspiracy Theory

13 posted on 04/23/2014 9:57:17 AM PDT by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: pgyanke

Underneath, she's wearing a plaid flannel shirt. Insidious!

14 posted on 04/23/2014 9:58:24 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: Dagnabitt
Took the wife and kids to see Frozen. We’re all gay now. Darndest thing.

Oprah would say "Homos in the house! Homos in the house!"

15 posted on 04/23/2014 9:58:27 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Dagnabitt

lol


16 posted on 04/23/2014 10:00:20 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: WilliamRobert

I liked it and didn’t notice any homosexual stuff in it.


17 posted on 04/23/2014 10:02:37 AM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: nickcarraway

How come no one’s talking about the lack of people of color in “Frozen”?


18 posted on 04/23/2014 10:02:48 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: dfwgator

It started with Haley Mills.


19 posted on 04/23/2014 10:03:54 AM PDT by Lisbon1940
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To: WilliamRobert

> Frozen comes from a Hans Christen Andersen story

The Nordic setting and the feudalism made me think it was an old Nordic folk tale, but Hans Christian Andersen fits right in there.

I was expecting one of the characters to say “Yompin’ Yimminee” while watching it.

As a previous poster said, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.


20 posted on 04/23/2014 10:03:58 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: Dagnabitt

Obviously a Lipstick Lesbian.


21 posted on 04/23/2014 10:04:22 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nickcarraway

There was a “gayness” about Disneyland Anaheim back in the 1970’s, which is when we quit going. They may have started their blatant gay welcoming agenda in the ninties, but it was evident in the seventies.


22 posted on 04/23/2014 10:05:51 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Dagnabitt

After watching Frozen, I felt an unusual attraction to snow monsters.


23 posted on 04/23/2014 10:06:17 AM PDT by pleasenotcalifornia
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To: pleasenotcalifornia

See? That proves that Frozen is promoting bestiality.


24 posted on 04/23/2014 10:07:27 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: nickcarraway

Bookmark.


25 posted on 04/23/2014 10:12:00 AM PDT by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: nickcarraway

so.... lemme see if i get this right...many disney movies feature a kid who is being picked on or otherwise outcast. and if so, then they’re automatically gay! like is the the only reason kids are picked on or otherwise outcast?


26 posted on 04/23/2014 10:12:16 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: nickcarraway

Hmmm born with it or cursed..that is not the question..

The question is it a curse, blessing or neither.

So if your are gay..what do you lose what do you gain?.if the world was gay what would the world lose what would it gain..
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Is gay evolution progress or destructive defect?.

Give me its reason.


27 posted on 04/23/2014 10:12:24 AM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: nickcarraway

I’ve always read it was a metaphor for autism, which I see more than a gay agenda, but it is Disney, and they are “evolving.”


28 posted on 04/23/2014 10:13:42 AM PDT by Thorliveshere (Minnesota Survivor)
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To: pgyanke
Give me a break. You can read gay undertones into everything... if that is your intent.

No kidding.


29 posted on 04/23/2014 10:13:52 AM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: tophat9000

Funny you would think the mind and bodys gender and gender preference should be in agreement not in conflict...


30 posted on 04/23/2014 10:15:46 AM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: nickcarraway

I know a graduate student who wrote about homoeroticism in Ren and Stimpie. She was trying to turn it into a dissertation. I do not know if she succeeded. I think such work is nonsense, but she actually made a compelling case. How this fits into an English department is beyond me.


31 posted on 04/23/2014 10:15:55 AM PDT by rey
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To: Theoria

He didn’t originate that meme. Homos did. Once again.


32 posted on 04/23/2014 10:20:39 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: nickcarraway

Believe me it aint the homomessage in the movies, it’s the homos that destroyed the business side of it.


33 posted on 04/23/2014 10:23:16 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: nickcarraway

Heck—saw the ship coming with “Beauty and the Beast”!


34 posted on 04/23/2014 10:33:04 AM PDT by Mach9
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To: nickcarraway

Calling Frozen homosexual propaganda is like calling Harry Potter witchcraft propaganda. It’s claims like these that the left takes and then exploits to make us look foolish.


35 posted on 04/23/2014 10:34:51 AM PDT by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: WilliamRobert

Haven’t seen it (and don’t intend to), but exactly which HCA fairy tale? Assuredly not the Snow Queen!


36 posted on 04/23/2014 10:34:52 AM PDT by Mach9
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To: nickcarraway

Saw the movie. Thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a different kind of love story, in that the love of family and not romantic love is emphasized. In fact, it pokes a lot of fun at the “love at first sight” and “Prince Charming” premise of other Disney movies.


37 posted on 04/23/2014 10:39:39 AM PDT by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: nickcarraway; All

TMZ: Former Disney TV Prez

I Did NOT Molest That Boy

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/22/former-disney-tv-david-neuman-president-molest-sexual-assault-michael-egan-bryan-singer/#ixzz2zjTpxuQo


38 posted on 04/23/2014 10:43:17 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Jeff Chandler

“Disneyland: The homo-est place on earth”

David Neuman, the former President of Disney TV, is lashing out at the man who accused him of sexual molestation ... calling the allegation “disgusting.”

Michael Egan — now 31 — claims Neuman, “X-Men” director Bryan Singer and others repeatedly raped him at pool parties in L.A. and during vacations in Hawaii when he was 15, and Egan claims it went on for 2 years.

Neuman has responded to Egan’s lawsuit — filed Monday — by saying, “The disgusting allegations made against me are COMPLETELY FALSE.”

Neuman goes on to say it’s “sickening, and very evil, for anyone to lie like that, let alone in a legal document.”

Neuman vows to fight the lawsuit tooth and nail.

Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2014/04/22/former-disney-tv-david-neuman-president-molest-sexual-assault-michael-egan-bryan-singer/#ixzz2zjU6EFHv


39 posted on 04/23/2014 10:44:50 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: tophat9000
The question is it a curse, blessing or neither.

I know quite a few gay people and before the movement began most were happy to be in the closet like Rock Hudson and half of Hollywood and Broadway entertainers. Most of them were extremely talented in singing, playing musical instruments, and dancing. They were always popular with the girls. Most were conflicted and ashamed but became successful in their careers. So I would say that most felt cursed but were blessed by their talents.

40 posted on 04/23/2014 10:44:54 AM PDT by AmusedBystander (The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next)
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To: nickcarraway

Everything is about sex to these freaks.

And they wonder why people are confused by them. No one knows if you are actually going to behave like a sane adult or some perverted horn-dog that thinks everyone is hot and ready for “action”.

Apparently they cannot even watch a frigging cartoon. That is reason alone why no child should be around these people.


41 posted on 04/23/2014 10:45:15 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: dfwgator

“...repeatedly they show kids rebelling against their parents...

And not just disagreeing with their parents but smarting off to them and making inappropriate wisecracks. I’ve blocked the Disney channels and most other kid TV on my cable box.


42 posted on 04/23/2014 10:45:33 AM PDT by Monterrosa-24 (...even more American than a French bikini and a Russian AK-47.)
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To: tcrlaf

Check out the headline: http://www.headlineoftheday.com/


43 posted on 04/23/2014 10:47:53 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: AmusedBystander

And the thing is that most people didnt care! We all knew Boy George was “off”, but he didnt push it on us, and people just enjoyed the music. The guy on Hollywood Squares (name escapes me) was another case. He was funny, obviously gay, and no one cared about that because it wasn’t his mission to make it all that he was.


44 posted on 04/23/2014 10:49:06 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: nickcarraway
I saw it after the initial "pro-gay" meme popped up, so it did color my viewing. And yes, I did see a pro-gay message in the film, because, honestly, I was looking for it. I don't think for a second that's what the film is about, but here's how to make the "facts" fit the meme.

So the queen-to-be has a curse/gift that is horrifying/embarrassing for her family, and is forced to hide that "gift" until she is a young adult and is "outed" at a party. Society rejects her, until she has the strength to accept who she is and not accept society's norms placed upon her (all set to tremendous music). Once she lets it go, we see that her "gift/curse" is capable of producing wondrous, awe inspiring beauty, and eventually, through the accepting love of her family, society, too realizes that her "special way" is a gift that should be embraced and enjoyed, and not feared.

There, that's my best shot. Again, I don't agree. I think you have to be looking for that, but that's how the story could be twisted into the "pro-gay" meme.

45 posted on 04/23/2014 10:50:24 AM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: nickcarraway

balderdash

Frozen is a fairy tale

It is about being different and shunned, but redeemed by love - of and by family

It is NOT about homosexuality

ask the 4-12 years olds who love it about the theme
none of them will mention GAY


46 posted on 04/23/2014 10:52:20 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: pleasenotcalifornia

some people are worth melting for


47 posted on 04/23/2014 10:53:06 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: wbill
The actions of the homosexual lobby during the AIDs crisis of the '80s convinced me that they are the most self-centered, despicable people in the country. And that's saying a lot. Through their selfish and unsafe sexual activities, they murdered hundreds if not thousands of innocent people who were not homos. Then they had the gall to blame the deaths of people in their community and the innocents who were not homos on Reagan.

Now they're trying to condemn or ostracize people who don't believe in their insane, unnatural beliefs. From having a certain amount of sympathy for homos fifty years ago, I've now come to the conclusion that they're mostly a pestilence.

48 posted on 04/23/2014 10:55:35 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: nickcarraway

disney ping


49 posted on 04/23/2014 11:00:42 AM PDT by TNoldman (AN AMERICAN FOR A MUSLIM/BHO FREE AMERICA.)
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To: nickcarraway

Homos have taken the rainbow (a symbol from God)
Homos have taken the word “gay” (and they are some of the most miserable people you’ll ever meet)
Homos have taken the best vacation spots as theirs (Key West, Cape Cod, San Francisco)
Homos are now taking over “marriage”

So we’re going to let the homos claim Disney movies too? Over some contrived connection to homosexuality?

That’s so gay.


50 posted on 04/23/2014 11:04:28 AM PDT by kidd
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