Homosexuality And Race In Disney's The Lion King

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The Representations of Gender, Sexualty and Race in Disney’s The Lion King discusses gender, masculinity vs femininity, sexuality and race. The author Georgia Vraketta talks about the differences with masculinity and femininity. She observed the male characters tend to be more aggressive, while the females appear less aggressive and more fragile. She compares these roles with other films like Snow White and The Lion King. Vraketta then discusses about sexuality, and notes that in the film the villain is a representation of homosexuality and the hero represents heterosexuality.
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