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sharkprivilege asked:

could you talk more about the male disney villains being queer coded with stereotypes?

fandomsandfeminism answered:

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Pink hair bows. 

Many male Disney villains are what we would call “camp.” Effeminate, vain, “wimpy” and portrayed as laughable and unlikable. Calling upon common negative stereotypes about gay men, these villains are characterized as villainous by embodying these tropes and traits. 

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Think about it: Often Thin/un-muscled figure, heavily inked and shadowed eyes (giving the impression of eyeliner and eye shadow?), stereotypically “sassy” and/or manipulative, often ends up being cowardly once on the defensive, many have comedic male sidekicks (such as Wiggins, Smee, Iago, the…snake that isn’t Kaa) 

blue-author:

commanderbishoujo:

gadaboutgreen:

biyuti:

fandomsandfeminism:

Other examples:

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since i was talking about one of the disney man villains who doesn’t fit this stereotype yesterday…

Gaston.

my bf was listening to that song about him yesterday

and i mentioned that he is literally the most terrifying disney villain

why?

because his type of evil is banal and commonplace

there are white men walking around who are exactly like him

men who think that women are prizes they deserve

men who will not listen or pay attention to a rejection

men who will go out of their way, if rejected, to ruin a woman’s life

ppl often seem to miss this when discussion beauty and the beast since the stockholm syndrom ‘romance’ is also a giant icky thing

the terrifying thing about gaston is that he is supposed to be (as all disney villains) a hyperbolic cartoon

but he is the absolutely truest and most real villain

because he exists in the real world

we all know men like him

Also, if we’re talking about queer coded characters the MOST important of all the characters is Ursula who was bad off of a drag Queen (Divine) and has a whole host of negative stereotypes.

She’s also my favorite.

This post is sorely missing some seriously important historical context. The term for this as film history goes is the sissy, and as a stock character the sissy is probably one of the oldest archetypes in Hollywood, going back to the silent film era. Some of the most enduring stereotypes of male queerness—the limp wrist, swishing, etc—can actually be traced to the exaggerated movements of cinematic sissies in silent films. And it’s important to note sissies were portrayed in a range of ways, though they were generally used to comedic effect; queerness was considered a joke, and the modern notion of the “sassy gay friend” in films can probably be traced back to this bullshit too. It wasn’t until the Hays Code was adopted in the ’30s that sissies almost uniformly started being portrayed as villains. Homosexuality was specifically targeted under the euphemism of “sexual perversion”, and the only way it could fly under the radar in films under the strict censorship of the code was by coding villains that way in contrast to the morally upright hetero heroes. Peter Lorre’s character in The Maltese Falcon is one off the top of my head, but there are a slew of them from the ’30s onward, and this trope didn’t go away after the Code ended either. More modern examples in live action films are Prince Edward in Braveheart, Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs, and Xerxes in 300.

So Disney just provides some of the most egregious modern examples of the sissy villain, but this is a really old and really gross trope that goes back years and years in Western film. There’s a fantastic book and accompanying documentary about the history of homosexuality in film by Vito Russo called The Celluloid Closet that gets into a lot of this.

It’s incredibly refreshing to see a response to a post like this that starts with “This post is sorely missing some seriously important historical context.” and then goes on to provide important historical context that adds information to the point being made. I was seriously wincing and bracing myself for “You guys, you don’t understand. It was different back then.”

(Of course, I wouldn’t have been worried if the name of the last poster hadn’t scrolled off the top of my screen by the time I got to it.)

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The best times to kiss a girl

abraesive:

When she’s babbling on about something. When you’re arguing. When you see her. When you’re with her. When you’re with your friends. When she cries. When shes happy. When she does something you love. After you ask her out. After she says she loves you. After you just kissed her. Before you leave. My point is, whenever you get the chance to kiss her, kiss her. It makes her feel loved. 

if you kiss me when we’re arguing i will punch you straight in the fucking jaw

lucasbieneke
thejewishprincess:

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Broadway Musicals. The ones filmed on stage are not always the best quality. I tried to include every version I could find. Most of these are the movie versions, if a version was available. Enjoy!
13 on Broadway 1  2  3  4  5  6  
42nd Street - 1933  
9 to 5 - 1980  
A Little Night Music - 1990 Act 1  Act 2  
Annie - 1982  
Annie - 1999  
Annie Get Your Gun - 1950  
Assassins  
Brigadoon - 1954  
Broadway: The American Musical 1  2  
Broadway’s Lost Treasures 1  
Broadway’s Lost Treasures 2  
Broadway’s Lost Treasures 3  
Bye Bye Birdie - 1963  
Cabaret - 1972  
Camelot - 1981  
Carousel - 1956  
Carrie - 2012 Off-Broadway Revival 1  2  3  4  5  6  
Cats - 1988 
Chicago - 2002  
Children of Eden  
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - 1968  
Cinderella - 1997  
Cry-Baby - 1990  
Dreamgirls - 2006  
Evita - 1996  
Fame - 1980  
Fame - 2009  
Fiddler on the Roof - 1971  
Finian’s Rainbow - 1968  
Flashdance - 1983  
Flower Drum Song - 1961  
Footloose - 1984  
Footloose - 2011  
Funny Girl - 1968  
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - 1953  
Grease - 1978  
Grey Gardens  
Grey Gardens, different version  
Guys and Dolls - 1955  
Gypsy - 1962  
Hair - 1979  
Hairspray on Broadway Act 1  Act 2  
Hairspray - 2007  
Hallelujah Broadway  
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Original Cast  
Hedwig and the Angry Inch - 2001  
Hello, Dolly! - 1969  
High Society - 1956  
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - 1967  
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - Darren Criss  
Into the Woods - 1991  
Jekyll & Hyde Act 1  Act 2  
Jesus Christ Superstar - 1973  
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - 2000  
Kismet - 1955  
Kiss Me Kate - 1953  
Legally Blonde  Sing-a-long  
Les Miserables 10th Anniversary Dream Cast  
Les Miserables - 2012  
Lestat  
Little Shop of Horrors - 1986  
Mamma Mia! - 2008  
Man of La Mancha - 1972  
Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical  
My Fair Lady - 1964  
My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies - 1999  
Newsies - 1992  
Next to Normal  
Nine - 2009  
No, No Nanette - 1940  
Oklahoma! - 1955  
Oliver! - 1968  
On A Clear Day You Can See Forever - 1970  
On the Town - 1949  
Once - 2006  
Once Upon a Mattress - 2005  
Paint Your Wagon - 1969  
Pal Joey - 1957  
Passion - Original Broadway Cast  
Peter Pan - 1960  
Peter Pan - 2000  
Pippin, Live in Toronto - 1972  
Rent - 2005 Part 1  Part 2  
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway - 2008  
Riverdance: The Show - 1995  
Riverdance at Radio City Music Hall  
Rock of Ages - 2012  
Saturday Night Fever - 1977  
Show Boat - 1936  
South Pacific 1  2  3  4  5  
Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall  
Spamalot  
Spring Awakening with Lea Michele  
Sunday in the Park with George  
Sunset Boulevard Act 1  Act 2  
Sweeney Todd Broadway - 1982  
Sweeney Todd: Live in Concert  
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - 2007  
The Addams Family  
The Book of Mormon  Alternate  
The Full Monty - 1997  
The King and I - 1956  
The Music Man - 1962  
The Phantom of the Opera - 1989  
The Phantom of the Opera - 1990  
The Phantom of the Opera - 2004  
The Phantom of the Opera at the Albert Hall - 2011  
The Producers - 1968  
The Producers - 2005  
The Rocky Horror Picture Show - 1875  
The Sound of Music - 1965  
The Wedding Singer  
The Wiz - 1978  
Thoroughly Modern Millie Original Broadway Cast Act 1  Act 2  
Thoroughly Modern Millie  
tick, tick … BOOM!  
Titanic: The Musical - Peace Players Production 1  2  3  4  5  
Tommy - 1975  
Urinetown Original Broadway Cast  
Victor/Victoria - 1982  
West Side Story - 1961  
White Christmas - 1954  
Wicked  
Xanadu Original Broadway Cast  
Xanadu - 1980 

I’ve seen so many broadway shows

thejewishprincess:

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Broadway Musicals.
The ones filmed on stage are not always the best quality. I tried to include every version I could find. Most of these are the movie versions, if a version was available. Enjoy!

I’ve seen so many broadway shows

lucasbieneke

nadimnaaman:

Guess who’s been home for a while and super lazy at sorting out her audios…this girl right here!

So I finally sat down and did my little collection from the last couple of weeks and yeah…

A bleated merry christmas and an early happy new year!!!

From the West End productions currently running…

Spamalot (12th December 2013) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

Les Miserables (16th December 2013) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

The Phantom of the Opera (18th December 2013) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

Les Miserables (21st December 2013, Matinee) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

American Psycho (23rd December 2013, Matinee) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

Dickens Abridged (28th December 2013) - ACT 1 + ACT 2 + CAST

I would’ve had an audio for The Light Princess as well but my phone decided to just not do it for me…rude!

Check the casts links for any understudies that may have been on…and you may recognise a certain someone in the audience participation for Spamalot!

Also Dickens Abridged may not be the best sounding audio as there were no mics and I was in the front row…

And you know please don’t link outside of tumblr and like/reblog if you download and share with other lovely tumblrers!

For my last batches look here

If any of these links are dead and you would like me to reupload them just let me know and I will try to do it ASAP!

Enjoy guys!!!

lucasbieneke
hawwkette:

1930sThe Wizard of Oz 
1940sZiegfeld Follies 
1950sSingin’ in the Rain | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers | Guys and Dolls
1960s
West Side Story | Gypsy | My Fair Lady | Mary Poppins | The Sound of Music | Funny Girl
1970s Jesus Christ Superstar | The Rocky Horror Picture Show | New York, New York | Saturday Night Fever | Grease | All That Jazz | Hair
1980sThe Blues Brothers | Fame | Grease 2 | Victor/Victoria | Flashdance | Dirty Dancing | Footloose
1990s Sister Act | Sister Act 2 | Evita | Cats
2000s Moulin Rouge | Phantom of the Opera | Chicago | Dreamgirls | Once | Hairspray | Rent | Sweeney Todd | Mamma mia! | Repo! The Genetic Opera | Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog | Nine
2010sBurlesque | Rock of Ages | Pitch Perfect | Les Misérables
All the links are torrents because direct downloads don’t work anymore. (With the exception of Cats which I uploaded myself)
If any of the links doesn’t work/got deleted/downloads the wrong file, please drop me a message and I’ll edit it. Enjoy and sing along!!:)

hawwkette:

1930s
The Wizard of Oz
 

1940s
Ziegfeld Follies 

1950s
Singin’ in the Rain | Seven Brides for Seven Brothers | Guys and Dolls

1960s

West Side Story | Gypsy | My Fair Lady | Mary Poppins | The Sound of Music | Funny Girl

1970s
Jesus Christ Superstar | The Rocky Horror Picture Show | New York, New York | Saturday Night Fever | Grease | All That Jazz | Hair

1980s
The Blues Brothers | Fame | Grease 2 | Victor/Victoria | Flashdance | Dirty Dancing | Footloose

1990s
Sister Act | Sister Act 2 | Evita | Cats

2000s
Moulin Rouge | Phantom of the Opera | Chicago | Dreamgirls | OnceHairspray | Rent | Sweeney Todd | Mamma mia! | Repo! The Genetic Opera | Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along BlogNine

2010s
Burlesque | Rock of Ages | Pitch Perfect | Les Misérables

All the links are torrents because direct downloads don’t work anymore. (With the exception of Cats which I uploaded myself)

If any of the links doesn’t work/got deleted/downloads the wrong file, please drop me a message and I’ll edit it. Enjoy and sing along!!:)

lucasbieneke
majesticmattsmith:

The full musical (listen + download in mp3)
Act One
Act Two
Musical numbers

Act One:
Clean
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Cards
You Are What You Wear
Oh Sri Lanka
True Faith + Killing Time
In The Air Tonight
Hardbody
If We Get Married
Not A Common Man
Mistletoe Alert
Hip To Be Square
Act Two:

Clean (Reprise)
Killer Wolf
A Nice Thought
End Of An Island
I Am Back
Don’t You Want Me
A Girl Before
This Is Not An Exit



You can read the book here
Watch the movie here: NowVideo | Movshare | Divxstage | Putlocker !best quality!

majesticmattsmith:

The full musical (listen + download in mp3)

Musical numbers

Act One:

Act Two:

You can read the book here

Watch the movie here: NowVideo | Movshare | Divxstage | Putlocker !best quality!