Introducing Gay & Bisexual Relationships to Kids Through Disney Movies!?

So, I was on one of my favorite bisexual websites and saw a topic that was… well, interesting. This isn’t the exact article, but here’s one of them.

https://moviepilot.com/posts/3944383

I have a serious opinion about this one. Plus, based on the one I read in the forum, Frozen 2 isn’t the only movie that might start introducing same sex relationships to young kids.

The world really isn’t ready for this. I think it’s wrong for them to try to force it on kids in these new kid’s movies. Yes, some kids are already exposed to it in some ways, but for those whose parents are NOT ready to explain gay or bisexual relationships to their young children shouldn’t feel pressured to do so before the kids are of age to understand.

I have 5 kids ages 7 and under and I am honestly NOT ready to explain this to them if they came across it. If they catch ME doing it, that’s one thing. If it happens, then it happens. But I’d rather be ready to tackle it than to be caught by utter surprise.

I feel sorry for people who simply take their child to the movies to see something, a rated G or PG movie, unaware of the presence of same sex engagements, their child sees something that sparks questions, and then the parents have to deliver answers in a non-homophobic way. What if they’re not ready? I’m quite sure that there won’t be a warning in there anywhere prior to watching it.

Most closed minded parents would be furious, cuss out the movie, demand their money back, and swear that their child couldn’t ever see that movie again, leaving the child totally confused, with good reason.

Now, I wouldn’t be furious at Disney for doing it and then my kids saw it. I would just take that opportunity to explain it even though they are still too young in my opinion to get it. BUT I’m not closed minded. Hell, it’s gonna happen at some point. I do know this. But like I said, I’d rather be ready than to smacked in the face with it.

It’s the same way I feel about religion. Don’t force thoughts on young, developing minds before they are old enough to process different sexualities.

~Epic Realist~

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2 thoughts on “Introducing Gay & Bisexual Relationships to Kids Through Disney Movies!?”

  1. Honestly, I think parents should be more concerned about all the death in Disney movies than possible non-heterosexual characters or relationships. I mean, death is one of those topics that people deal with in very different ways and is something parents often struggle to explain to kids (because it’s something their “young, developing minds” have trouble processing). But pretty much every Disney movie has a parent or two dying, often in a traumatic manner.

    In my opinion, if kids are young enough to not really understand same-sex relationships, seeing it in a Disney movie isn’t even going to cause a blip on their radar. Just think about how many children’s movies have adult jokes in them, and no one minds because they just go right over the kids’ heads. If Elsa has a girlfriend in Frozen 2, it’s not going to faze any young child. Chances are they won’t even notice it as something worth asking about unless they notice adults carrying on about it.

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    1. Yes, you do have a point about the deaths and adult connotations in the movies. You’re absolutely right. If the parents make a huge fuss, that will make the kids make a huge fuss. I think it depends on the child’s age and maturity level also. Toddlers may not even care at all whereas kids ages 5-10 may be confused. But it’s like I stated, it’s going to be present at some point in the child’s life anyway, but I just wish that people could be mentally prepared for it. Thanks for the feedback!

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