Facebook Twitter Email. There, the pretzels are shaped like Mickey Mouse, the air on "Main Street USA" circulates the scent of fresh-baked cookies and Cinderella herself might blow you a kiss from a parade float. A trip to a Disney park promises an escape from life as you knew it, permission to experience unfettered, childlike wonder and pose for photos with both Mary Poppins and Sadness, the perpetual downer from "Inside Out. Many queer and trans Disney fans are aware of the spell they're under, which typically fizzles out somewhere in the parks' prodigious parking lots or on the drive back.
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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. This marks the Disney protagonist as odd, unusual, queer. Even classic Disney films featured these archetypes. It was impossible for Ariel to be with Eric unless she became human, or for Belle to be with the Beast unless he became human, or for Aladdin to be with Jasmine unless he became a prince, or for Pocahontas to be with John Smith unless she left her people.
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I recently read a post on a Swedish parenting website from an irate mother complaining that, when she took her young son to see a children's film, an ad was shown featuring a gay couple telling each other: "I love you. Sadly, however, he's unlikely to see any representations of LGBT relationships in the children's movies he watches. The Disney Channel recently made headlines by featuring a lesbian family in kids' show Good Luck Charlie , but the closest Disney have got to an LGBT feature-film family is Frozen's brief cutaway to a father and kids in a sauna.
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