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(Tampa Bay Online)   Disney should quit indoctrinating children with its pro-gay agenda and get back to its traditional family value roots, like evil stepmothers and Song of the South   (tbo.com) divider line 54
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2014-08-14 12:12:19 PM  
6 votes:

DeaH: I stopped at, "Disney has made no secret that it pushes a pro-gay agenda." Because the colors of the rainbow will turn your kids gay. That's the argument. Really.


Really? I stopped at the headline.

Anytime someone says "gay agenda" I immediately tune them out for being bigoted morons. Nothing worthwhile can come after that.
2014-08-14 02:40:22 PM  
3 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Also worth noting that the discussion was not limited to animated only. Disney did a ton of live-action movies for kids.


I've given two animated and one live action example. Two examples are based on stories other people wrote long before Disney remade them and in which the religious figures were the antagonists from the start and one of them portrayed the religious figure as a very compassionate and kindly person.

It's YOUR turn to support YOUR thesis.
2014-08-14 02:27:16 PM  
3 votes:

JayCab: The villain from Hunchback was a government official that justified his actions religiously, I think. There've probably also been a couple of buffoonish ones here and there I imagine...


Claude Frollo was a complete and absolute bastard in the original story. He stabbed the Captain of the archers in the back in a jealous rage, allowed Quasimodo to be tortured in public, and attempted to curse Esmerelda as a demon because he was angry that he had the hots for her before laughing at her hanging on the gallows.

There's also Cardinal Richelieu, another guy who was a complete dick in the original story and who has a relatively controversial history in reality, as well.

Religious Disney villains are villainous because they were villains from their base stories, but acknowledging that reality doesn't sound as good as whining about persecution, I guess.
2014-08-14 02:23:49 PM  
3 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: I will say this. There is a strong case to be made that Disney has a noticeable anticlerical bias in their movies. I lost a bet with someone over this, so I'll throw it out to the Fark team:

Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.

Now how many of them are depicted in a negative light? Evil, drunk, bafoonish, uncaring, unhelpful, etc.
Now how many are depicted in a positive light?


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And to the larger point, most literature tends to throw priests to the wolves.  Unless the story is being written by a priest, they tend not to come out well.  For instance, go read Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.  He pretty much marches down the line of religious authorities and kicks them in the balls repeatedly, both in the frame story and the tales themselves (even the fact that the pilgrims are such shameless assmunches could be construed as saying the priests are doing such a bad job that the pilgrims are complete fark-ups; so tales, frame, and meta).  Dante shoved so many Popes in the Inferno they should have referred to the Third Mitre of Hell.

Hell, when you come down to it, the foundational book of Christianity is hilariously anti-priest.  I don't think any Gospel can go more than 4 verses without biatchslapping a priest.  Paul spends most of the rest of the NT complaining churches are being bad (which implies the leaders are piss-poor).  And even the OT has enough corrupt clerics to scare the living daylights out of a harem of altar boys.  In fact, you ought to get your fiver back.  Plunk The Good Book down in front of your buddy, and dare him to find more positive priestly depictions than Disney.  He's gonna owe you.
2014-08-14 01:47:40 PM  
3 votes:

abb3w: MacKinnon's "WAHHHH", via Google Cache:


When are these idiots gonna learn...nothing disappears from the internet...
2014-08-14 01:35:23 PM  
3 votes:
Parents of small children are typically in their 20's and 30's.

This cohort is strongly supportive of gay rights.

Disney is VERY good at producing content that young children enjoy and their parents don't mind them watching.

Disney isn't going to go out of their way to make an overtly pro-gay movie, but there's no way in hell they're going to make an anti-gay one.
2014-08-14 03:00:33 PM  
2 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Not my thesis. I failed to disprove it. I am looking for Farkers to help with a list that disproves it.


In other words, you're trolling and disrupting things just to be a dick.

You should really consider honest employment as an alternative way to fill your time. It can be quite rewarding.
2014-08-14 02:54:00 PM  
2 votes:

moothemagiccow: BojanglesPaladin: Satan's Bunny Slippers: Disney is not beholden to put any religious figure in a good, or bad light.

I have not said that Disney has an obligation to portray ANYONE, but thank you for wasting pixels on a point not being made.

It was pointed out to me, and my Weeners was 'bullshiat', but then I found I couldn't prove it wrong. Friar Tuck was the best I could think of and he's a bit of a gluttonous buffoon.

At the time there were a number I could think of, because at the time I paid a lot more attention to Disney. I think the Rescuers, buffon priests in various weddings, etc.

I'm actually just curious to see if anyone can think of more POSITIVE depictions of priests (and nuns and such) in Disney films.

Which would be great if it were at all relevant to the topic at hand and not your bizarre derailing of the thread with some whisper of an anti-priest anti-religious agenda that you can't even hold up. Disney isn't even limited to its animation studio so any point you want to make about there being some kind of conspiracy in its films that were all written and directed by different people is complete and utter nonsense. No one was going over the script and saying "hey let's shiat on the christians" like in your dreams where you're persecuted for your dumb farking beliefs.

Shut the fark up.


The idea of anti-clerical bias also assumes that Disney is somehow being more anti-clerical than the general background noise.  Otherwise it isn't a bias, because it isn't leaning away from the norm. So to have an anti-clerical bias, Disney would have to show more bad priests than the general culture. But the Bible spends way more of its time blasting priests than Disney does even depicting priests at all (and we've pretty much shown that Disney's output is at worst statistically neutral with depicting priests).  By BJPal's reasoning, Disney is more pro-clerical than Christianity.
2014-08-14 02:42:06 PM  
2 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Satan's Bunny Slippers: Disney is not beholden to put any religious figure in a good, or bad light.

I have not said that Disney has an obligation to portray ANYONE, but thank you for wasting pixels on a point not being made.

It was pointed out to me, and my Weeners was 'bullshiat', but then I found I couldn't prove it wrong. Friar Tuck was the best I could think of and he's a bit of a gluttonous buffoon.

At the time there were a number I could think of, because at the time I paid a lot more attention to Disney. I think the Rescuers, buffon priests in various weddings, etc.

I'm actually just curious to see if anyone can think of more POSITIVE depictions of priests (and nuns and such) in Disney films.


Which would be great if it were at all relevant to the topic at hand and not your bizarre derailing of the thread with some whisper of an anti-priest anti-religious agenda that you can't even hold up. Disney isn't even limited to its animation studio so any point you want to make about there being some kind of conspiracy in its films that were all written and directed by different people is complete and utter nonsense. No one was going over the script and saying "hey let's shiat on the christians" like in your dreams where you're persecuted for your dumb farking beliefs.

Shut the fark up.
2014-08-14 02:21:33 PM  
2 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: I will say this. There is a strong case to be made that Disney has a noticeable anticlerical bias in their movies. I lost a bet with someone over this, so I'll throw it out to the Fark team:

Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.

Now how many of them are depicted in a negative light? Evil, drunk, bafoonish, uncaring, unhelpful, etc.
Now how many are depicted in a positive light?


why would your mind even go there?

THEY MAKE CHILDREN'S MOVIES.  IF YOU WANT YOUR KID TO 'LEARN ABOUT GOD' OR WHATEVER OTHER DIETY TAKE THEM TO THE RELIGIOUS PLACE OF YOUR CHOICE.

Disney is not beholden to put any religious figure in a good, or bad light.  Most of the 'religious' figures are sidelines in a story, not major characters, and who the fark cares how they are portrayed?  Outside of you, apparently.

Children's movies are for entertainment.  If you want children under your care and tutelage to see religious figures in only a good light, don't rent disney movies, and for fark's sake don't let them read the news on any given day.

This is a really dumb thing to even try to converse about.  Movies are entertainment, not religion.
2014-08-14 01:56:19 PM  
2 votes:

FirstNationalBastard: DeaH: I stopped at, "Disney has made no secret that it pushes a pro-gay agenda." Because the colors of the rainbow will turn your kids gay. That's the argument. Really.

I followed a rainbow once. At the end of it, I saw a guy with some skittles being blown by a leprechaun.

So yes, Rainbows are responsible for gaydom.


As I was raised Catholic and I remember when the rainbow use to be a wholesome symbol of how God flooded the entire world in anger and almost entirely drowned every person and creature on earth.  Now it is just a sick and twisted representation of love and tolerance of diversity.  Disgusting.
2014-08-14 12:17:00 PM  
2 votes:

Huh. Looks like TBO has pulled TFA.

MacKinnon's "WAHHHH", via Google Cache:

In many ways, the Walt Disney Co. is an exceptional business model. I can't think of a corporation that produces more smiles on the faces of children and adults than the company created by animator Walt Disney in the 1920s.

For the majority of people, everyday life can be a struggle, and the magic of Disney makes those struggles more bearable. Disney shows and movies gave me a much-needed escape when I was a child growing up in poverty. And as an adult, I have enjoyed the company's parks and ships.

That said, since at least 1984, many believe the company has also been in the business of advancing a left-leaning agenda. While some on the left have gone out of their way to smear his memory and name, Walt Disney the man was conservative in nature, and anyone who remembers "The Wonderful World of Disney" knows he created wholesome entertainment.

Beginning with the takeover of the company by Michael Eisner in 1984 and continuing under the leadership of Robert Iger since 2005, it can be argued that Disney has been working overtime to redefine "family values."

Back in the late 1990s when I worked with former Sen. Bob Dole, I had the pleasure to interact with Iger. He was professional, respectful and could not have been more kind or considerate. Since taking over, he has only made the company more profitable. But beyond his fiscal responsibility to shareholders, does Iger have an even greater responsibility to impressionable children?

Disney has made no secret that it pushes a pro-gay agenda. That is most certainly its right. But where does the company draw the line? A former Disney executive I spoke with told me the company has taken direct aim at children to indoctrinate them about gay lifestyles and gay marriage through shows it airs on The Disney Channel and Disney XD.

The former executive said one of the more subtle techniques is to incorporate the colors of the gay-pride flag in as many shots as possible. The colors are woven in as a wink and nod to the gay community and show up on shirts, hats, posters, stacked cups and rings. The practice has been picked up by other children's networks and national advertisers.

Disney also pushes the gay agenda by introducing openly gay characters and couples on its children's programing. Again, that is their right, but should they be in the business of entertaining children or indoctrinating them?

Beyond its pro-gay agenda, which now includes halting funding to the Boy Scouts of America, Disney also leans left in its politics. Once again, that is their right. But going back to their children's programming, Michelle Obama has become a fixture on seemingly every Disney Channel show or Disney commercial, with President Barack Obama also incorporated in as many ways as possible.

Last year, Disney reportedly had revenue of more than $45 billion and a net income of more than $6 billion, so there is a good chance Iger and his team don't care if half the nation is troubled that Disney's children's programming is shilling for the Obama White House or any other liberal cause. They have made the corporate decision to push their adult ideology upon children ages 2 to 12, and who's to stop them?

While those who cherish traditional values may not like it, the left controls most of the media, entertainment and "education" in our country. As such, it allows them to re-educate our youth whenever the mood strikes them.

The Disney Co. does much good and brightens the lives of millions around the world, especially children. Because of that, I wish they had stayed in the business of entertaining those children and left the indoctrination to someone else.
2014-08-14 06:25:18 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: grumpfuff: OMG KIDS MOVIES PORTRAY AUTHORITY FIGURES AS JERKS!

Not something I actually, you know, said.


No, you were just asking questions about why clerical figures, who are often authority figures in Disney movies, happen to usually be portrayed as mean.
2014-08-14 06:08:06 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: grumpfuff: Step 1: Threadjack

I believe we are still discussing the "eeebil conspiracy of Disney to corrupt our precious snowflakes" What are you discussing?


You aren't discussing shiat. You're JAQing off, as usual, about some inane crap that has nothing to do with tfa, as usual.

OMG KIDS MOVIES PORTRAY AUTHORITY FIGURES AS JERKS!

You're like the Ancient Aliens guy. "I'm not saying it's a conspiracy, but it's a conspiracy.
2014-08-14 05:51:00 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: With that in mind, I suggest that you NEVER go back and read your posts on this thread.


ha your silly responses are the best reason why I would! Now if you excuse me, this thread is not about us two.
2014-08-14 05:49:58 PM  
1 votes:
Also you know, Disney owns The Muppets but not the former Children's Television Workshop but the two are pretty interrelated.

Do you have the Asperger's? You sound like you might.
2014-08-14 05:48:24 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Tell us why Disney TV is not disproportionally featuring President Obama?


I have no idea! Do you watch Disney TV? I don't. I don't even have frickin' cable. I assume you watch a lot?
2014-08-14 05:46:21 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: Oh grow the hell up and talk like a real adult.

That's your reaction to being called out for a straight up "untruth"?

It seems like you are getting mad because you feel foolish, and that's understandable, but all I've done is correct you when you were incorrect.

I would suggest that maybe you would have better results if you took a deep breath and paused to consider your words more carefully before posting because you are kinda all over the place, you are blatantly contradicting your own statements, and getting yourself caught in your own lies, and just hurling invective and insults. It's unbecoming.

And for what? You are currently arguing against positions that aren't even being taken, and you are attacking people for the opposite of what they are saying. Basically you are flailing and you look a little silly. Calm down. Smooth your shirt. Re-read from the top and take another crack at it when you are thinking clearly.

I am happy to have a conversation, but if you are just going to flail around yelling at people, well.. that's just kinda dull.


Trust me dude, nothing today will make me feel smarter than this conversation with you.
2014-08-14 05:41:51 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: So what if Obama put 10,000 clubs in schools to push a certain agenda? What would be your reaction?

Hadn't thought about it, since that's not what we are discussing, but if I had to guess, I'd say about the same as it was for the President's fitness Club, or the Just Say No stuff, or Michelle's 'Let's all eat Healthy' thing.

Why? YOU seem to see some big difference depending on who is doing it.

Any chance you can get back to the topic at hand?

Confabulat: And I don't think the President "needs" to be on kids' TV, but he's the damn President. He's going to show up.

LOL. Yeah. Sometimes, the President of the United states accidentally walks through a studio taping of a Children's show. Happens all the time.


sigh. you are not a smart man. I can't argue philosophy with a rock.
2014-08-14 05:41:02 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Any chance you can get back to the topic at hand?


Step 1: Threadjack
Step 2: Complain about other people getting off topic
Step 3: ????
Step 4: Profit! Troll moar
2014-08-14 05:39:38 PM  
1 votes:

Confabulat: You're the one obsessing over minutae.


Behold, you have figured out half of his schtick.
2014-08-14 05:37:01 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: I was addressing the actual article (which complained about Michelle Obama).

No you weren't.

Here: I'll show you your own post:
2014-08-14 04:16:35 PM
Confabulat: It's funny that conservatives now think the President of the United States appearing on the Disney Channel is proof of a secret left-wing bias. He's the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

Maybe you should take a deep breath and stop posting for a sec? I'm really not trying to pick on you, but seriously.


Oh grow the hell up and talk like a real adult. I don't care about the brand name. I was talking about kids' TV. You're the one obsessing over minutae. How long in American history has there even BEEN a Disney TV? I didn't have it as a kid.
2014-08-14 05:35:03 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Show me on the doll where Barb touched you.


By the way, that was Nancy, not Barb. How old are you exactly?
2014-08-14 05:33:48 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: qorkfiend: The original comment said "children's television", not "Disney", so comments referencing Sesame Street aren't exactly inappropriate.

True. Those are the words used in that particular post. I know, because I used them. In a conversation about Disney television on a thread about Disney.

Also, First Lady =/= President.

So his counterpoint about "OMFG! The Disney TV has Obama all over it!" addressed neither Disney TV nor the President.

But you knew that.


I did. I'm simply pointing out that Sesame Street is the first thing almost everyone thinks of when they hear the phrase "children's television".

But you knew that.
2014-08-14 05:33:16 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: So you get offended seeing the President on kids' TV?

Who said I was offended? I'm simply saying that there is no need for the President to be on children's programming. You can agree or disagree.

Confabulat: You probably were President of your school's Reagan-sponsored Just Say No Club, I bet.

You seem to have been really traumatized by the Just Say No thing. Show me on the doll where Barb touched you.
(I'm too old to have had any direct experience with it)

Confabulat: You seem like you need more kids' TV. I don't think you're ready to talk like an adult

Ah. So that's what you are left with. How very... mature of you. You COULD have chosen to educate yourself on the very topics you are discussing and share your findings in a civil discussion, instead you opted for.. well, whatever it is you think you are doing here.

Also, you seem to be more than a little confused about what side I am on when it comes to Disney's nefarious plans to corrupt our childrens. Might want to try reading more carefully, but I'm sure they cover that in the later grades.


Ha I don't think careful reading of your posts is going to make me smarter and will surely cause me to lose a few IQ points.

So what if Obama put 10,000 clubs in schools to push a certain agenda? What would be your reaction?

Cause you sucked that shiat up in the 80s.

And I don't think the President "needs" to be on kids' TV, but he's the damn President. He's going to show up. It's like you semi-retarded old men only recognize the ones you want. Why is that? Is Obama not your President?

Be specific.
2014-08-14 05:24:34 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: qorkfiend: The original comment said "children's television", not "Disney", so comments referencing Sesame Street aren't exactly inappropriate.

True. Those are the words used in that particular post. I know, because I used them. In a conversation about Disney television on a thread about Disney.

Also, First Lady =/= President.

So his counterpoint about "OMFG! The Disney TV has Obama all over it!" addressed neither Disney TV nor the President.

But you knew that.


I was addressing the actual article (which complained about Michelle Obama).
2014-08-14 05:19:41 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: How would I know? I don't watch the Disney Channel. But I also grew up in the 1980s and you couldn't shake a stick without seeing Nancy Reagan on kids' TV shouting her Just Say No bullshiat.But that was wholesome, right?You don't seem very smart.

Smart enough to not be confused about the points I have made. I said the President doesn't really belong on children's television in a conversation about Disney TV.

To which you responded by posting pictures of first ladies on non-Disney programs.

But hey, carry on. Maybe you should go see how many times recent Presidents have appeared on Disney TV since that was the question? Is there any bias or disparity in exposing precious snowflakes to CERTAIN presidents?


The original comment said "children's television", not "Disney", so comments referencing Sesame Street aren't exactly inappropriate.
2014-08-14 05:14:13 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.


www.thehunchblog.com



Frolo and Tuck also sprang to mind; plus Tim Curry's scenery-chewing Richelieu, in the non-animated stuff.
2014-08-14 04:56:28 PM  
1 votes:
Let's face it, if you are offended the President or the First Lady appears on kids' TV, I have to question your patriotism.
2014-08-14 04:54:43 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Confabulat: Ask this guy.

Citing Sesame Street doesn't have much to do with Disney BTW. Public Television is a whole different thing.

Not to mention the fact that Sesame Street has a long history of featuring first ladies, regardless of party going back to even Barbara Bush and Hillary. It's practically an official function of the Office of the First Lady.

But hey, Maybe you know this stuff better. How many times has Michelle appeared on Disney TV? How many times did Laura Bush? About the same? One more than the other?


How would I know? I don't watch the Disney Channel. But I also grew up in the 1980s and you couldn't shake a stick without seeing Nancy Reagan on kids' TV shouting her Just Say No bullshiat.

But that was wholesome, right?

You don't seem very smart.
2014-08-14 04:16:35 PM  
1 votes:
It's funny that conservatives now think the President of the United States appearing on the Disney Channel is proof of a secret left-wing bias.

He's the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
2014-08-14 03:25:12 PM  
1 votes:

Huck And Molly Ziegler: I think anyone who has ever watched Calum Worthy do his job portraying the character "Dez" on the Disney show "Austin & Ally" knows Disney has a pro-gay agenda.

And for that, hundreds of thousands of troubled, conflicted teens are probably grateful.

"Hey, that's ME on the TV screen!"


That's still pro-business agenda. Those confused young children will be thankful for having a character to identify with. And then they will grow up, get married, adopt or find some other way to have a child of their own and then "Oh Disney stuff, I loved that when I was a kid, I'll get some for mine."

Sometimes doing the right thing can make you farkloads of money.
2014-08-14 03:10:03 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Or are you the thread police, and we will get a ticket if we stop talking about the gheys for a minute? No one asked you to post.


The difference is we're asking you not to post.
2014-08-14 02:52:25 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Not my thesis. I failed to disprove it. I am looking for Farkers to help with a list that disproves it.


Just as /b/ is not your personal army, fark is not your personal research staff.

BojanglesPaladin: No one asked you to post.


Same to you, buddy.
2014-08-14 02:47:34 PM  
1 votes:
BojanglesPaladin: once again I have tried to derail a thread and got my ass called out on it.
2014-08-14 02:43:03 PM  
1 votes:

abb3w: The former executive said one of the more subtle techniques is to incorporate the colors of the gay-pride flag in as many shots as possible. The colors are woven in as a wink and nod to the gay community and show up on shirts, hats, posters, stacked cups and rings. The practice has been picked up by other children's networks and national advertisers.


Because "rainbow" can only mean "gay", apparantly...

abb3w: Disney also pushes the gay agenda by introducing openly gay characters and couples on its children's programing. Again, that is their right, but should they be in the business of entertaining children or indoctrinating them?


Because children NEVER run into openly gay people, ever.

abb3w: Beyond its pro-gay agenda, which now includes halting funding to the Boy Scouts of America, Disney also leans left in its politics. Once again, that is their right. But going back to their children's programming, Michelle Obama has become a fixture on seemingly every Disney Channel show or Disney commercial, with President Barack Obama also incorporated in as many ways as possible.


I don't watch Disney, but I smell some grade D (for derp) bullshiat here.

Man, that guy sounds like a loon.  I don't know if I should thank you or hit you now, and that's a really odd feeling.
2014-08-14 02:41:54 PM  
1 votes:

phalamir: Stile4aly: qorkfiend: BojanglesPaladin: I will say this. There is a strong case to be made that Disney has a noticeable anticlerical bias in their movies. I lost a bet with someone over this, so I'll throw it out to the Fark team:

Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.

Now how many of them are depicted in a negative light? Evil, drunk, bafoonish, uncaring, unhelpful, etc.
Now how many are depicted in a positive light?

I'm honestly having a tough time coming up with any clerical figures other than Friar Tuck and Rafiki. Did you have someone specific in mind?

Let's not forget the horny priest in Little Mermaid.

[www.oddfilms.com image 450x291]

The Hunchback bishop.

so it is 50/50 for Disney.  Still better than how the Bible depicts them.


They intentionally changed Frollo from an archdecon to a judge to avoid accusations the movie was anti-Christian. Then again his motivations ("she must be in league with the devil for giving me a funny feeling in my pants!") stay the same and he's still always at the church so I can imagine your confusion. He's actually not as much of a villain in the book in that he actually did have compassion for Quasimodo, but then again his decision to put Esmeralda to death as a direct response to spurning his advances also struck me as colder in the book too.
2014-08-14 02:39:51 PM  
1 votes:

BojanglesPaladin: Now how many of them are depicted in a negative light? Evil, drunk, bafoonish, uncaring, unhelpful, etc.
Now how many are depicted in a positive light?


Well, you lost the bet, you tell us.

I can't think of any significant characters except Friar Tuck and Claude Frollo. And isn't Frollo Victor Hugo's responsibility?

This argument seems poorly thought out, even for you.


Stile4aly: Let's not forget the horny priest in Little Mermaid.

[www.oddfilms.com image 450x291]


That's his knee.
2014-08-14 02:33:38 PM  
1 votes:

dstrick44: Wat Disney characters are openly gay?
Feels like I'm missing something.


Not openly, but certain villains (ex. Ratcliffe) read as fops or dandies, and it's VERY hard to tell that trope apart from the sterotypes of camp gay.
2014-08-14 02:27:58 PM  
1 votes:

Stile4aly: qorkfiend: BojanglesPaladin: I will say this. There is a strong case to be made that Disney has a noticeable anticlerical bias in their movies. I lost a bet with someone over this, so I'll throw it out to the Fark team:

Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.

Now how many of them are depicted in a negative light? Evil, drunk, bafoonish, uncaring, unhelpful, etc.
Now how many are depicted in a positive light?

I'm honestly having a tough time coming up with any clerical figures other than Friar Tuck and Rafiki. Did you have someone specific in mind?

Let's not forget the horny priest in Little Mermaid.

[www.oddfilms.com image 450x291]


The Hunchback bishop.

so it is 50/50 for Disney.  Still better than how the Bible depicts them.
2014-08-14 02:22:13 PM  
1 votes:
Looking at this tards list of articles, it seems he slurps up Big Derp on a daily basis. "Oooga booga the liberal agenda!"

Yeah that agenda is just heinous. Civil rights, health care. Government that spends tax dollars at home instead of invading useless desert shiatholes for Cheney and his cronies.

I mean, my personal agenda is different. And it mostly involves pointing out constantly all the ways that conservatives are basically the source of all evil in the world, doing and saying things that even Sauron would consider distasteful. Wrap yourselves in a flag and carry and cross while spewing hate and vitriol and xenophobic insanity. It's the conservative agenda of war and death and Jesus that's destroying America. So I consider it my personal duty to shiat on them at any/every opportunity. And I'm currently researching PAC start ups, so I can recruit others to my cause and drive the source of all evil(conservatards) into the tiny little Coventry reservations surrounded by energy field fences, where they can only hurt themselves.
2014-08-14 02:22:02 PM  
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real_headhoncho: What was the gay agenda again?


Public acceptance of homosexual relationships
2014-08-14 02:20:57 PM  
1 votes:
Disney is not much pro-gay, as they are anti anti-gay.

Personally, I wouldn't describe myself as pro-gay. Just willing to punch anti-gays in the mouth.
2014-08-14 02:15:42 PM  
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skozlaw: BojanglesPaladin: Off the top of your head, name any Disney depiction of a priest, monk, friar, reverend, cardinal, or other 'man of the cloth'.

[img3.wikia.nocookie.net image 350x350]


Posted while I was still looking up the same images!

He might be called the exception that proves the rule, perhaps. I would also add Rafiki (he's definitely the savannah's priest figure).
2014-08-14 02:13:34 PM  
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BojanglesPaladin: There is a strong case to be made that Disney has a noticeable anticlerical bias in their movies.


Who cares about that?
2014-08-14 02:04:34 PM  
1 votes:
The former executive said one of the more subtle techniques is to incorporate the colors of the gay-pride flag in as many shots as possible.

31.media.tumblr.com
Apparently, they've been doing it for a while.
Sneaky bastards- using ALL THE COLORS!
Whatever happened to this Family-Friendly Disney?
4.bp.blogspot.com
2014-08-14 02:04:33 PM  
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abb3w: While some on the left have gone out of their way to smear his memory and name,


How dare they smear a racist and anti-Semite!

// he may have been no more racist or anti-Semitic than his peers, but at best that's damning with faint praise
// and his peers weren't inviting Nazi propagandists over for tea
2014-08-14 01:59:10 PM  
1 votes:
Stop laughing, guys. It's real.

Watching Pocahontas made me a Powatan indian. Since that day I paint with all the colors of the wind.
Which are totally gay, BTW.
2014-08-14 01:27:08 PM  
1 votes:
Hey! I like Song of the South!

If you think tarbaby and Unca Remus are racist, that just shows you are racist!

i.imgur.com
2014-08-14 01:26:51 PM  
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Kanemano: [www.witnessesuntome.com image 850x624]

with Mimosas after


Mimosas after 2pm? Honey, those happened during brunch at noon.
2014-08-14 01:20:57 PM  
1 votes:
companies SHOULD stay out of politics.

except of course when I agree with a company's politics, like Hobby Lobby or W.W. Bridal Boutique.  because then it's a matter of Free Speech and Freedom of Religion and StopOppressingMe.

but all those other companies should shut the fark up.
2014-08-14 01:17:33 PM  
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www.witnessesuntome.com

with Mimosas after
2014-08-14 01:17:28 PM  
1 votes:
The Tampon Tribune should change theirs. It's been stinking for a while now.
2014-08-14 01:08:57 PM  
1 votes:
 
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