Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is easily one of the greatest and gayest children’s movies of all time.
The company recently made headlines after deciding to include a single gay character in their latest live-action version.
Critics called their inclusion of one gay character groundbreaking — which it was — but as any unhealthy obsessed fan of the movie knows, the original Beauty and the Beast was rich with queer subtexts and characters (or at least, ones we could dream about).
Listen: the movie came out (hardee-har) in 1991. Few people were openly queer on television, and certainly not in Disney princess movies. And animated tea cups can’t *technically* have hypothetical sexualities, because they’re . . . animated tea cups. Read more…