A Girl Worth Fighting For: A Rhetorical Critique of Disney Princess Mulan's Bisexuality

  title={A Girl Worth Fighting For: A Rhetorical Critique of Disney Princess Mulan's Bisexuality},
  author={Adam Key},
  journal={Journal of Bisexuality},
  pages={268 - 286}
  • Adam Key
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Bisexuality
Disney recently revealed that its character Mulan was bisexual on its prime time television program, Once Upon A Time. This article critiques this queering's dimensions of freedom and domination through the lens of critical rhetoric. Mulan's queering represents a progressive step forward for Disney, as the company previously had no lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) characters. However, Disney's choice of the most masculine princess as a bisexual reinforces harmful stereotypes about… Expand
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