Frozen 2: Real reason behind THAT major Elsa 'GIRLFRIEND' decision revealed
Backlash Grows Over Campaign to Make Elsa From 'Frozen' a Lesbian
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and questioning LGBTIQ characters are peculiarly absent from animated feature films produced by Disney, despite the fact that Disney has a huge queer following. However, turning the queer subtext into text as a mere retrospective intervention does not do away with the fact that, in Frozen —as it was shown in cinemas, as it came out on DVD, as it was marketed and merchandised, as it became the biggest animated box office success in the history of cinema, as it is engrained in our collective memory—just like in other Disney films, there were no explicit queer characters. Additionally, a company that prides itself on producing media for "the whole family" should, by now, have acknowledged that the term "family" is much more diverse and multifarious than what is portrayed in Disney narratives. Even if Disney would alienate a small segment of conservative viewers by including non-straight or non-cis representation in their films in case they have not already been alienated, since films like Frozen and Brave have always played upon a "coming out" subtext and have already received criticism from the right , it would certainly appeal to families who have not been represented at this point, as well as their allies.
LGBT Fuckers Must Be Sibei Disappointed That Elsa is Not Gay in Frozen 2
But for Dorian Lynskey, it's the sound of his daughter's burgeoning independence. Read Mark Kermode's four-star review of Frozen. On YouTube, where it sits alongside countless amateur cover versions, spoofs, supercuts and fan-made videos, the Let It Go sequence uploaded by Disney last December has attracted almost m views. Reading on mobile?
Last month, "Frozen" fans on social media called for Disney to give Elsa, the hero of the hit movie, a girlfriend in a forthcoming sequel. The hashtag GiveElsaAGirlfriend soon gained traction — but it is now being challenged by online petitions demanding that Disney depict Elsa as straight. An idea that promotes solid family values to our children and represents the natural family," according to a petition this week on CitizenGo. The petition had more than , signatures as of Friday morning and triggered the hashtag CharmingPrinceForElsa. The backlash comes in the wake of rulings that seek to expand rights afforded to the LGBT community, including marriage equality across the U.