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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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To: dfwgator

“There Ain’t Nothin’ Like A Dame!” —Rogers and Hammerstein, “South Pacific”


51 posted on 04/23/2014 11:22:26 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: nickcarraway
Now everytime someone has a secret of any kind they are considered to be "in the closet" and to be compared to gays?

Sheesh. I was happy to watch a wholesome movie like "Frozen". It reminded me of the old fashioned Disney movies. Loved it and saw NOTHING objectionable in it.

52 posted on 04/23/2014 11:23:22 AM PDT by what's up (su)
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To: AmusedBystander

Yea but gay is not a talented. .singing..dancing..whatever that is a talent that stands on its own...in fact something singing and dancing has a relationship to race..I reject that..a talented. .and ability...stand on it own Independent of other aspect of a person.
Now while gay might be associated with flamboyant, and flamboyant might be part of being a talented. .I would not contend flamboyant equals gay


53 posted on 04/23/2014 11:25:08 AM PDT by tophat9000 (Are we headed to a Cracker Slacker War?)
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To: WilliamRobert

It even has the character list:

Hans Krisof Anna and Sven.

Say it fast.


54 posted on 04/23/2014 11:34:55 AM PDT by Conan the Librarian (The Best in Life is to crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and the Dewey Decimal System)
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To: nickcarraway

Disney has what is called in the HR biz a problem with their “internal customer”.

An inordinate number of their creative staff are gay. Hence they are always under huge and constant internal pressure to capitulate to items on the gay agenda.

Does not make it right, but there is a not uncommon business reason behind it.


55 posted on 04/23/2014 12:12:44 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: nickcarraway
It's been going on in the comics for decades.


56 posted on 04/23/2014 12:18:57 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: nickcarraway

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. Yes Disney is gay friendly and politically correct but I didn’t see it in Frozen.


57 posted on 04/23/2014 12:49:02 PM PDT by Wicket (1 Peter 3:15 , Romans 5:5-8)
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To: tcrlaf
Neuman goes on to say it’s “sickening, and very evil, for anyone to lie like that, let alone in a legal document.”

It probably wasn't Rape, Rape.

58 posted on 04/23/2014 1:07:02 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: nickcarraway

Walt Disney had a dark side that would make UN Agenda21 followers cheer.

Just read this article about EPCOT:

www.examiner.com/article/disney-101-what-is-the-history-of-epcot


59 posted on 04/23/2014 1:07:28 PM PDT by TNoldman (AN AMERICAN FOR A MUSLIM/BHO FREE AMERICA.)
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To: itsahoot

“It probably wasn’t Rape, Rape”

“It probably wasn’t Rape, Rape” only applies if there is a Democrat, or a large Democrat donor involved.


60 posted on 04/23/2014 1:10:22 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: kidd
So we’re going to let the homos claim Disney movies too?

Disney has been actively pro gay since Walt died. Michael Eisner absolutely promoted the Gay agenda.

There is rarely any movie or TV show that does not have a Progressive agenda, some slightly more obvious than others.

The entertainment industry like the News Media feel they have an obligation to change society for the better, the problem is their perception of better.

61 posted on 04/23/2014 1:14:30 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: VanDeKoik

Paul Lynde and he was funny.


62 posted on 04/23/2014 1:15:49 PM PDT by wordsofearnest (Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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To: nickcarraway

I think there WERE some overtly gay undertones added to it...for example there is a song in it called “Love is An Open Door”. Now how much more topical is that?


63 posted on 04/23/2014 1:20:05 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: nickcarraway

Shouldn’t be surprising. Most Disney workers lean that way.


64 posted on 04/23/2014 1:26:00 PM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: nickcarraway

So it’s okay to use the word “queer”, but “fag” is out of the question?!!!


65 posted on 04/23/2014 1:27:16 PM PDT by 3boysdad (The very elect.)
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To: itsahoot

I dunno. The Pixar branch of Disney is decidedly non-progressive (except for Wall-E).

“The Incredibles”, possibly the finest cartoon ever made, emphasizes family and duty.

“Toy Story 3” is mostly great fun with a great ending. It makes fun of metro-sexual Ken, as a “girl’s toy”

“Up” shows a man’s devotion to his wife and his battles against the government


66 posted on 04/23/2014 1:39:19 PM PDT by kidd
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To: cincinnati65

Yep. My wife and I debated on whether this was something to let the kids watch.

There are some things about it that are just plain asinine. Like in “Let it Go”...that bit about “no wrong or right”.

But other things are more ambiguous. Elsa complains about being tired of being “a good girl”. Could that be read in a Sodomite context? Sure. It could also be read in a morally wholesome context...like I want to be more religious, devote myself to God, join a convent something like that, and everyone wants me to be “a good girl” and adhere to society’s norms, etc.

In the end we let them watch it. There are some good themes there of redemption and love being defined not as a feeling but as self-sacrifice for the good of another (wow...”no greater love hath man than this”, right?). And as the father of girls I definitely appreciate the message about not being deceived in marriage proposals by slick talking/looking guys. I don’t think the problems in the film are so grave that they will be hard to correct with good upbringing. But we will see.

The Sodomists make everything about them. EVERYTHING. We see life as through a veil, they see it as in a mirror.


67 posted on 04/23/2014 1:59:22 PM PDT by Claud
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To: cincinnati65

Yep. My wife and I debated on whether this was something to let the kids watch.

There are some things about it that are just plain asinine. Like in “Let it Go”...that bit about “no wrong or right”.

But other things are more ambiguous. Elsa complains about being tired of being “a good girl”. Could that be read in a Sodomite context? Sure. It could also be read in a morally wholesome context...like I want to be more religious, devote myself to God, join a convent something like that, and everyone wants me to be “a good girl” and adhere to society’s norms, etc.

In the end we let them watch it. There are some good themes there of redemption and love being defined not as a feeling but as self-sacrifice for the good of another (wow...”no greater love hath man than this”, right?). And as the father of girls I definitely appreciate the message about not being deceived in marriage proposals by slick talking/looking guys. I don’t think the problems in the film are so grave that they will be hard to correct with good upbringing. But we will see.

The Sodomists make everything about them. EVERYTHING. We see life as through a veil, they see it as in a mirror.


68 posted on 04/23/2014 1:59:23 PM PDT by Claud
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To: nickcarraway

Look at “The Hero’s Channel” formerly known as “The Military Channel”.

(Imagine some liberal staffers actually had to say they worked for “The Military Channel” when at parties. Imagine the mockery.)

The Hero’s Channel has a fixation with this documentary series called “Mysteries of the Bible”. What a few of these and you’ll understand the theme throughout is to dispell every mystery in the bible, it’s non stop. This series is on constantly and at all hours.

Irrespective of your beliefs... The intent is undermine the belief in these miracles. Sodom and Gomorah was just a freak meteor shower, not God silly -for example. In the context it’s being employed it’s purpose is agitation propaganda. Whether or not you are religious you might well question the intent? It amazes me that more people don’t see it for what it is.


69 posted on 04/23/2014 2:41:12 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Psalm 73

Like looking for a needle in a haystack when there is no needle.

If it truly a metaphor for homosexuality it’s the most obsecure one I’ve ever heard of.


70 posted on 04/23/2014 3:37:53 PM PDT by Almondjoy
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To: Claud
The part I liked about Frozen was the twist on "An Act of True Love". For once it was not about what you do not what is done to you.

I found it amusing how "no right, no wrong, no rules" exploded once someone else turned up in her perfect kingdom of snow. Which is pretty much what rules are about, they are about getting along with others.

71 posted on 04/23/2014 3:54:22 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (Proud Infidel, Gun Nut, Religious Fanatic and Freedom Fiend)
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To: dfwgator

That’s not necessarily true. I like some musicals and I’m not gay, not by a long-shot.

Watch Oklahoma, Fiddler On The Roof, On The Town, 7 Brides For 7 Brothers, West Side Story, Guys And Dolls, and you’re looking at some really excellent entertainment!

Ed


72 posted on 04/24/2014 2:06:28 PM PDT by Sir_Ed
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To: Sir_Ed

Oh, you’re no fun, any more. ;)


73 posted on 04/24/2014 2:08:16 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Harmless Teddy Bear

heh...great point!

I guess “no rules” means Anna’s heart *won’t* melt in an act of true love? Sounds like a rule to me!

:)


74 posted on 04/25/2014 12:09:51 PM PDT by Claud
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