Research into Race, Sexuality and Gender in Animation

Over the past few days leading up to the presentation this week, I’ve dug deep into the internet to find articles based around each of topics – race, sexuality and gender in animation through out history! Here are some pretty cool and interesting articles I found myself taking note’s on.

http://www.academia.edu/6440824/Blackface_Happy_Feet_The_Politics_of_Race_in_Motion_Capture_and_Animation

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2010/jan/21/race-disney-animation-brief

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/01/14/disney-sexual-messages_n_6452666.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_LGBT_characters_in_animation_and_graphic_art

http://blog.animationstudies.org/?p=1026

http://www.american.edu/soc/film/upload/gender-roles-in-disney.pdf

http://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/viewFile/316/275

And some video’s too which were fun to watch yet educational!

Reading through all this was so interesting! I’m pretty excited to get with the group and share notes, thoughts  and get this presentation rolling!

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