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Beauty and the Beast: What Else Did We Expect?

By: Kristen Clark

I was sitting outside working on a writing project when I first got the news. A text message popped up on my phone from Zack that said, “Check out this article, babe.” I clicked the link and it took me to an article titled, “Beauty and the Beast to feature first ‘exclusively gay moment’ in a Disney movie.”

My first thought was, “Oh no. You’ve got to be kidding me!” But then my next thought was, “What else would I expect?”

Since that moment, I’ve read dozens of comments from all sorts of Christians regarding this movie. “How could Disney put a gay scene in a children’s movie!?” “Why are they shoving their agenda down our throats?” “Disney is flying off the rails!”

As shocked as some Christians are over the homosexual promotion in this new movie, it really shouldn’t shock us. Honestly.

What else did we expect?

Disney is not a Christian company. Disney does not use God’s Word as a moral compass. Disney does not uphold Christian values. Disney does not fear God.

“For the mind that is set on the flesh is hostile to God, for it does not submit to God’s law; indeed, it cannot. Those who are in the flesh cannot please God” (Romans 8:7-8).

Therefore, we should expect the worldview of a non-Christian company to come out in its content. As one Christian writer said, “Many are crying out, ‘How could Disney do this!?’ Maybe instead our question should be,’ “What took them so long?’”

From now on, we should be expecting the homosexual worldview to be prevalent in most secular movies (Romans 1:18-32). Yes, it’s very disappointing and sad. But it shouldn’t shock us. Rather, it should remind us that this world is lost and in need of a Savior (Romans 6:23). This world is broken and confused apart from Christ. We are called to be salt and light for a reason (Matthew 5:13-16).

So…should we go see this movie?

That is the million dollar question. Many of you have written to us here at GirlDefined specifically asking if you should go see it. Instead of looking for a “yes” or “no” answer, you need to think through this with wisdom and discernment.

Our should-we-go-see-this-movie decision making process should be the same for every movie. We need to have consistent Biblical standards in what we choose to watch or not watch. Just because this movie has some homosexual themes, doesn’t make it any worse than a movie that has some heterosexual sinful themes. Sin is sin.

Regardless of which movie you’re debating about seeing, I encourage you to always use these 4 questions in your decision making process:

Question 1:

Does this movie glorify and highlight sin? Or does the movie portray a certain aspect of the sinful culture we live in?

Every secular movie IS going to have some sort of non-Christian worldview portrayed throughout the movie. As Dr. Albert Mohler says, “There’s a difference between culture being infused into a movie and a movie glorifying a particular sin.”

For example.

I really enjoy watching Planet Earth. God’s creation is beautiful and amazing and I love seeing it in HD! The downside is that evolution-based theories are mentioned here and there. Evolution directly opposes God’s word in Genesis 1. However, in the case of Planet Earth, it isn’t necessarily highlighting and glorifying evolution…the theory of evolution is simply infused within the worldview of the movie. Make sense? For me, I clearly understand God’s truth. I choose to give Him the glory for His amazing creation. Therefore, I do not have a conflict in my conscience when I watch Planet Earth.  

Question 2:

Can I watch this movie with a pure conscience before the Lord?

Can you watch the movie without compromising God’s call to be pure and holy? Pursuing purity and holiness is what sets us apart from the lost world. We are God’s children, therefore we need to intentionally reflect lives of purity and holiness because that is how we reflect the nature of our God.

“But as he who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written,’You shall be holy, for I am holy’” (1 Peter 1:15-16).

Our pursuit of purity and holiness should dictate which movies we watch.

Questions 3:

Will God be glorified by my choice to watch this movie or will He be dishonored?

The choices we make can never be 100% neutral. We can either make a choice for the glory of God, or for the glory of something else. We live in a fallen world which is why God commands us to do “all” for the glory of God.

“So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31). This is includes the movies we choose to watch. If God can’t be glorified by our decision to watch a certain movie, we shouldn’t watch it.

Question 4:

Will I cause a weaker brother to stumble if I choose to watch this movie?

What you choose to watch will affect the people around you. As Christians, we’re a part of a greater family within the Body of Christ. Our decisions should bless our brothers and sisters in Christ, not hinder them.

“Be careful, however, that your freedom does not become a stumbling block to the weak” (1 Corinthians 8:9). Even though that verse is referring to eating food sacrificed to idols, the same principles apply toward our movie watching decisions.  

Ultimately, the decision is between you and God.

In the end, I’m not going to tell you whether or not you should go see Beauty and the Beast. According to the new Plugged In Review, it has some pros and more cons (I recommend reading this review).

This is a decision of discernment and wisdom that you need to make between you and God (and your parents if you’re still living at home).

Ultimately, we are each accountable to God for the decisions we make. We will give an account for what we choose to be entertained by (Romans 14:12, 2 Corinthians 5:10).

The movies we watch should never be taken lightly.

As you prayerfully decide whether or not to see Beauty and the Beast, I encourage you to use the 4 questions from above as your guide. In addition, I encourage you to seek other wise and biblically-based counsel.

I’d love to hear your thoughts, input, and comments below. 

For more on the topic of movies, check out these other posts.

The One Thing Hollywood Doesn’t Want You To Do While Watching a Movie

10 Reasons I Don’t Watch Chick Flicks Anymore

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138 Responses to Beauty and the Beast: What Else Did We Expect?

  1. Jessie W. says:

    I don’t buy anything Disney or even visit their theme parks for these reasons and haven’t for 6 years. They constantly pump witchcraft and anti-God agenda into their material and once I realized that I felt convicted to stay clean from it completely.

  2. Faith Andersen says:

    This was a really great post! When I first heard about the movie and the gay scene I wasn’t surprised. It was the same thing with the movie, Storks. Plus, I hadn’t been super excited to see it. So I don’t think I will. Disney Princess movies aren’t really my thing 😉 Great Job! ♥

  3. Celestria says:

    I really wasn’t at all surprised when my mom read me that article. I was just extremely disappointed. I love beauty and the beast and had been super excited about it for months. So yeah, it was a major bummer.

    • ameera says:

      The actor from the cartoon version said that the character was always gay actually. And this is NOT the first exclusive scene as they exaggerated (the director said so himself that the media exaggerated about what happened in that “scene”). Disney always have stuff like this in their movies. But you are right. I mean c’mon this story is about a slave human who fell in love with her animal slave master!!!!!!!!! This story is messed up honestly!!! I’m an African American woman and a descendant of slaves, so I’m so sick of hearing that narrative of that one “good” slave master who fell in love with his slave. Its totally disgusting!!!!!!

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  5. I actually went and saw the movie last night, and I had heard of the controversy and people’s mixed opinions about the movie. We had bought our tickets before we had even heard about the problem with the movie, and after talking as a family we still decided to go and see it for ourselves. The “exclusively gay moment” at the end of the movie, where Lefou dances with a man is blown completely out of proportion. In the final dance seen when everyone is returned to their normal selves, and as they dance to the tune of Tale As Old As Time, Lefou and his woman partner dance around the room and are having a good time. Lefou spins his partner and they go through a complicated step and as he goes to reunite with his woman partner after the both of them did a solo spin, he accidentally bumps into another man who is dancing and they dance two steps together out of shock, but the whole time there is sheer surprise in both their faces. It’s as if Lefou is embarrassed and couldn’t believe he grabbed the wrong partner. Then they both let go of each other and return to the women they were previously dancing with. If I didn’t know about the controversy going into this movie, I would have thought it was a funny simple mistake that Lefou makes as he tries to show what a good dancer he is. This all happens in a few seconds.

    As far as the other comments Lefou makes about him and Gaston, yes, they could be viewed as gay. But they could also be viewed as hero worship. While some of the dialogue might be slightly different between Lefou and Gaston, the concepts and ideas conveyed are the same as in the animated version of Beauty and the Beast. If you were looking for Lefou to be gay, then you would probably see a lot of things that could make him that way. It is never stated, only subtly implied. If you weren’t looking for Lefou to be gay, I doubt that thought would cross your mind as you watch the movie. Lefou would only be seen in the light of adoring hero-worship. He idolizes Gaston and tries to be like him in everything, just like the animated version.

    Being gay was not glorified in this movie. In fact, why did Disney pick Lefou, whose name means ‘the fool’ in French, to be gay? Either they were poking fun, or they made a huge faux-pa.

    It was a beautiful film, and I wouldn’t mind seeing it again. Great point Kristen and Bethany, Disney is not a Christian company, they don’t make Christian films, and they don’t hold to the moral code the Bible calls us to. We shouldn’t be surprised if they allow our culture to influence their films. In fact, they’ve been doing it for quite sometime. Think of all the other Disney movies that we all adore so much that have things like rebellion (Little Mermaid, Tangled, Frozen, Aladdin), witchcraft (Frozen, Snow White, Lion King, Tangled) , magic (Cinderella), spiritism (Pocahontas, Lion King) , and satanism (Sleeping Beauty) in them which the Bible considers equally wrong as homosexuality. Disney isn’t a Christian company. So we shouldn’t hold them to the same standard as a Christian company.

    Watching this movie is totally between you and God. If God says not for you, then that is totally fine. If God says you can watch it, that is fine too. Viewing this film is based on your convictions that God has given you individually.

    • Gabriela says:

      I totally agree. “Disney isn’t a Christian company, so we shouldn’t hold them to the same standards as a Christian company” Loved it!

      Blessings
      Gabriela

  6. Kara says:

    Great Post Girls!!!! I was so bummed about it but what you said is so true! It shouldn’t shock us.

  7. Ida says:

    Such great and practical tips! …But I still haven’t decided if I want to see the movie or not 😀

  8. Clara says:

    Thank you for this post, I’ve been wondering about your thoughts on this. Great tips for examining what we are filling our minds with!

  9. Stephanie says:

    I heard that there is a petion that we can sign to boycott the Beauty and the Beast movie because of the gay reason…

  10. Sarah says:

    This blog has become such an encouragement and blessing in my life. It’s a beacon of light in a dark world. I am so thankful for you girls (women!) who contend for God’s truth in every aspect. I am becoming a mom for the first time, this year. My husband and I have been having many conversations about raising Godly children in the world of today. My Educational background is in early childhood education and I never ceased to be surprised by the influence of media in young children, when I was a teacher. I was struck, early on, with the importance of grasping this fact: satan has an agenda, especially with God’s people. He wants to drown us everything that is the opposite of God and His son Jesus Christ. And satan will do whatever it takes, cleverly crafting his agenda into everything. I admit, I have fear at times about raising my children because the world is incredibly chaotic and lost. But then, I settle down for a moment and I read God’s Word. I allow His Word to speak to me and I am reminded of His faithfulness, His steadfastness and His promise to never lead His children astray, as we seek Him. Nothing negative can ever come from a place of true longing to live a life in pursuit of holiness. If you fear pride and an inability to relate to those living lifestyles opposite of God’s truth, be encouraged that His Word and Holy Spirit will equip you to make Godly decisions and share the Gospel, in complete love. Thanks, Kristen, for continuing to call us to be women of Holiness and doing it with such grace.

  11. Faith says:

    Honestly, I have no problem seeing this movie. And I’m excited to see it! I completely understand why there’s concern, but I feel like we could talk about this deep concern with every other Disney movie that’s ever existed. Like you said, Disney isn’t a Christian company, but that doesn’t mean i don’t love it! Disney is fun! And this movie (although I haven’t seen it) is likely beautifully done. I truly believe that the outrage over LeFou being openly gay is worse than what will actually be in the movie. Any movie that is not faith based is going to portray some type of sin, even if it’s a simple inappropriate word. (Or evolution as you mentioned.) I can’t imagine that God will be dishonored when I watch this movie, and I can’t imagine it will make a weaker believer stumble. Disney thinks differently than we, as Christians, do. I don’t hold them to the same standard or expect them to portray only Godly things like I would with a movie company like Pure Flix. There are things in every single individual Disney movie that do not align with God’s design for humanity and the world. However, I watch every single one with a clear conscience because I know the Truth, just like you mentioned about Planet Earth. I give glory to God for the fun I have while watching these movies/going to Disney World. He gives me rest because of these movies. I greatly appreciate you writing this article, and I enjoyed reading through it. These are simply my thoughts of why I believe Christians should stop condemning the movie.

  12. Kate says:

    I literally just got home from seeing a 7:30 showing of this movie and looked to see if you had written about it on your blog . Girls, this movie is not good. It is not worth your money. Even if the gay scenes weren’t in it I would still be disappointed . The lines/interactions of the characters felt cheap, and I felt like I was watching a highschool play. I don’t want to give any spoilers here . But I thought the gay scenes were going to be more subtle then they were . I’m sorry, but no one can make a decent movie anymore without shoving their political agenda in our face. I’m sick of it. And the movie sucked. Don’t bother.

  13. Maggie Fipps says:

    Yeah I just finished watching this movie. I have a couple thoughts. One, I totally agree that people shouldn’t be surprised about this movie. We are in a day and age where the media is brainwashing us with everything from homosexuality to feminism. Second, the homosexual scenes were definitely there, and I think this is a good opportunity to talk with your parents/kids about how to handle this, because we’re definitely going to see this more and more in our culture. Overall I enjoyed the nostalgic scenes from the original and I thought the actors were great, but definitely this is a preface of what is to come as far as media in the future.

  14. Molly says:

    Seriously the visuals were great but the story was told worse as far as I’m concerned. Nobody is mentioning the scene where the wardrobe dresses three male intruders in women’s clothes, which was funny when we were all watching it as children. However, this time two of the men run away obviously humiliated to be in women’s clothes and makeup, and the last man looks directly into the camera with a huge smile on his face, overjoyed. The exact moment he looks at the camera the wardrobe starts singing “be free, be free.” This scene is a joke, I’m not even sure what the point of it was. Some sort of gender bending non sense I’m sure. This man is the man LeFou ends up “accidentally” partnered with during the dance. Either way, this movie is certainly not the movie the world was waiting for.

  15. A Christian says:

    I just got back from seeing the movie. If the director never would’ve brought up the “gay” scenes, you wouldn’t of noticed them. But because he made mention of them, most of us were probably able to notice them more. It’s truly vile that they would put something like this into a Disney children’s movie. I’m sick and tired of Hollywood advancing a liberal agenda. On a good note, I did enjoy the movie overall. It was done wonderfully and Emma played Belle wonderfully. Despite these “gay” scenes, it was a wonderful movie that Disney brought to life. Beauty and the Beast was my favorite movie as a child. But, as a world that is becoming increasingly vile, it pops up into everyday movies. I truly hope that Disney doesn’t continue with this. There was also a point at the end that hit on praising being transgender as well. A male was put into a dress as a trick when the village storms the castle; and he smiles, he is overjoyed… Truly sickening. Luckily there wasn’t too much feminism empowerment. I think it’s important for women to be well-read and educated-and it’s a critical part to Belle’s character. I personally think-and I hope a few of you agree with me on this- that the movie would’ve been much better without the modern culture (gay and transgender) empowerment. I always thought that Disney’s goal was for everyone to enjoy their work, but putting in homosexual acts didn’t please not only me, but other members in our community. Beauty and the Beast originally had no homosexual acts and I wish they would’ve kept it similar to the original with relationships. There was no need for Disney to add these scenes, and to everyone’s point–truly a part of what our society’s liberal agenda wants us to see and brainwash it into younger children’s minds.

    • Nala says:

      I agree with you because when i watched the movie, I couldn’t tell that Lefou was gay. The exclusive gay scene was about 15 sec. or even less! I went to watch the movie because my parents had the privilege to watch it in their youth years and this was my turn.

    • Ashley says:

      I know that you made this comment almost a year ago and I don’t know if you will ever see my response, however I thought I would address some of the things in this comment anyway. Your statement about Beauty and the Beast having nothing to do with homosexuality is completely wrong. Howard Ashman, the lyricist for the original film, was a gay man who was dying of AIDS at the time he wrote the songs for Beauty and the Beast. Much of the inspiration he drew on for the lyrics came from his experiences as a gay man being vilified by society. The Beast was a metaphor for AIDS and how he felt cursed and that it was bringing sorrow to the people around him that he loved most. This is all factual information that a simple google search can confirm for you.

      Originally I just was going to address that point in my comment, but right now I would like to speak to you as a gay woman. It truly makes me sad that many of the people who are upset about seeing gay characters in television and film feel as if we are trying to harm your children or force something on them in anyway. Personally, I adore children and I love working with them as a teacher. Growing up, no one in the LGBT community saw anyone like us in popular media and it was a very lonely and isolating experience. Writing gay characters in television and film just reflects the reality of our country – gay people exist, and we always have and always will. Your child will no more become gay by watching a movie with a gay character than I can become straight. I assure you I grew up seeing many, many heterosexual people portrayed in every facet of my life and I still turned out to be a lesbian. Sexuality is a pretty fixed, innate trait not easily (or possibly) changed – there are many academic sources on this as well, but I trust if you are truly interested in reading them you can do research yourself. I understand that your feelings about gay people probably won’t be changed by one comment on a year old post, but I felt I should reach out anyway. I know many people get hostile when confronted with clashing ideals – as a gay woman, I hear it a lot so the knee jerk reaction can be to be rude, but I’ve always felt that kindness and compassion will have a greater effect than nastiness. If you have further questions about anything please feel free to ask!

      • Katy Wilkinson says:

        Ashley, I love this comment. It makes me sad to see articles about the “gay scene” which fail to mention how beautifully and poignantly steeped in queer culture the original film was. If you ask me, the remake wasn’t gay enough!

  16. drsrose says:

    i can’t help but feel that your answer to question 1 is condemned by everything else in your article because excepting something just as cultural, not put as right or wrong, is not putting it as wrong like the gay bit in beauty in the beast was just part of the culture… it is something that just happens. we may know it is wrong but others have not had that privilege so they don’t know that and except it as normal and ok but according to God homosexuality is wrong so we can’t except it. I work with children and have two nephews. I had the thought that someone was just adding stuff into the movie but no it was there and my 5 year old nephew even noticed the two guys together. I’m sorry if this sounds harsh but I see kids and teens believe just about anything they look up on the internet or see on tv or hear at school or even what a friend told them. so I can’t agree with stuff that influences the mind in a wrong direction, especially since i believe we learn through stories and what is all around us.

    • drsrose says:

      I really do like how ya’ll use examples though, it puts it in a way that a mind can remember better.
      this is the same person i just forgot to add this in.

  17. deepika says:

    it’s terrible that you think homosexuality is a political agenda.

  18. Saltasaurus says:

    Did I actually just read the sentence “Disney does not fear God”

  19. Saltasaurus says:

    YOOOOO DO YALL HATE EVOLUTION? BRUH I CANT. I KNEW YALL WERE HYPER-CONSERVATIVES BUT NOT THAT HYPER-CONSERVATIVE. BRRRUUUUUHHHHHH

    • Angelica Nieves says:

      Actually homosexuality has been around since biblical times so they don’t “hate” evolution, or anything. These girls are not spouting hatred or intolerance toward anyone or any group, they are simply offering a rebuttal to the people who messaged them saying that they expected a more conservative storyline from a Disney children’s film. I am a Christian woman and I personally don’t see anything wrong with homosexuality so long as it is not being used as political propaganda. I think it’s important that young children are conscious of it, because that’s the reality of the world today. However these girls have a right to their opinion and they have a right to be “hyper conservative” if they so choose. They are very intelligent women.

  20. ava says:

    no one should support this globalist agenda. Another company owned by the jews. Disney is just as disgusting as every Jewish controlled hollywood company. And the fact that christians would pay money to them when they openly push this degradation just shows me how fake they are. God would not approve of this lukewarm attitude.

    • Daniel says:

      hoo boy, I need to screenshot this. This is gonna get me some sweet, sweet karma on r/insanepeoplefacebook

  21. Carole says:

    SO thankful for Disney!!! How wonderful that they are showing a character who is normal, loves someone of the same gender. I am so sorry that you believe God is so close minded that he believes homosexuality is a sin. I know that God created everyone as they are and I am SO glad for that. How boring if we were all the same. Homosexuality is not a choice, anymore than the color of your skin is a choice, and got created us all- as you said in one of your videos, he hand crafted each of us to be as we are. What a wonderful God and how amazing that Disney is doing that! 🙂 Have a blessed day.

  22. Carole says:

    Additionally, so thankful that we are moving towards a world where people are accepted for who they are. Gay marriage is legal. Homosexuality is accepted by SO many people, including true Christians who know that God created us all and God loves us all and made us who we are. SO thankful to live in this world and so excited for a future where homosexuality is no longer seen as a sin! 🙂

  23. archie says:

    Why do Christians always think they are right and the ‘true’ religion. You have got to understand that you are not the only people in this world, and your opinion is just one of many others.Think about how many religions there are and how relatively new Christianity is compared to other religions like Buddhism or Sikhism. It’s so pathetic that this is even an issue, the scene was so small and if you weren’t concentrating you wouldn’t of known. Grow up!

  24. Violet says:

    It’s a film? Focus on being good, accepting people instead of being hypocrite, maybe that’s the key to being a decent human being instead of being ‘God-Fearing.’

  25. Ashley says:

    You are out here calling yourself a Christian, but I don’t think that is the case. Many of the verses condemning homosexuality in the Bible occur in the old testament, and Jesus created new rules and guides for Christians in the new testament. This is why Jewish people cannot eat pork but Christians can – while it IS a rule in the O.T., Jesus didn’t say anything about it so its okay. Personally I think you’re pretty hypocritical to use a spiritual belief as a shield to mask your own ugly bigotry. Move on and stop crying about other people’s personal lives. Also, I am gratified to see many people in the comments have seen through this nonsense as well, it really gives me hope for the future!

  26. Tristan Starzec says:

    It was literally 3 seconds long. Don’t base whether or not you’ll watch a movie off of a scene that showed a man dancing with another man.

  27. taylor george says:

    It is sad that you have these beliefs about a movie that you perrsonally didnt view, you only heard about a review, and then started writing your blog about the “gay agenda”. I wont bother to go more indepth, because if you have perople taking the time to try to educate, by writing essays on your beliefs that may be un-god like in their form why would you listen to me.

  28. Allegra says:

    Leviticus 18:23– “And you shall not lie with any animal and so make yourself unclean with it, neither shall any woman give herself to an animal to lie with it: it is perversion.”
    So you condemn the “homosexual agenda” but somehow the romance between belle and the beast is fine. Interesting.

  29. bkbxby says:

    ‘disney doesn’t fear god’ not living in fear of a dude in the sky is a bad thing?

  30. lol yall brainwashed says:

    happy pride month!!!!!

  31. Camille Hui Hang says:

    guess what ? there are homosexual people in this world… what… i know right my mind is blown ! so what’s the point of sheltering children from the real world ? if anything that does more harm than help. children should be aware that homosexuality exists because it does. the child can determine whether they support it or not, and you shouldn’t push your views on your children if they do support homosexuality. god is love, and if you can’t love the person next to you, and feel they don’t deserve rights, then that’s a shame. if you don’t support homosexuality then that’s okay, too. that’s your personal beliefs, but this is mine.

  32. ugh says:

    im gay and ready to throw hands
    turn on ur location

  33. jughead jomes says:

    what’s a god to a mouse

  34. Emma says:

    Y’all…there are LGBTQ+ people in the world…there are gay children in the world. If you truly believe as a christian you should shame others love then you are going against Jesus himself whose last message to hid disciples was to love everyone as if they were your neighbor. People who play judge and jury are who are going to feel God’s fury. Also there are more religions than Christianity, you aren’t the only view in the world, please know that. Also, wouldn’t God want us to be content with how he created us other than how others want to perceive christian beliefs. Not to mention the Bible wasn’t written by God or Jesus, it was written by people who believed in him, so whose to say it IS god’s word?
    Also-Happy Pride Month, all of us in the LGBTQ+ community send out a Great SUPERB pride month to you 🙂

    • Proof says:

      Gods just not just love. Also I believe you’ve missed the part in the bible where it clearly states that God chose the men and that the Holy Spirit lead them to write it which would mean it is Gods words. People who ignore the truth and don’t listen to the verse that states that homosexuals will never inherit the kingdom of heaven are the ones who will Gods fury!

  35. Emily says:

    You girls call yourself Christians, but you hate people of the LGBT+ community. The verse that mentions “Man shall not lie with another man” was a mistake in translation. It originally meant that men should not lie with children.
    Being gay is not an agenda. It literally just means that you have feelings for people. of the same gender. We have been having heterosexual couples, lives, and ideas shoved down our throats since the dawn of time.

    • Delta says:

      Thank you. This is literally the best comment and so true.

    • Geritude says:

      I salute you

    • Proof says:

      There are no mistakes in the bible! Also yes they do call themselves Christians! And I do too! Hate the sin of homesexuality isn’t wrong.

      • Derek says:

        Oh yes it is because being a homosexual is not optional you are either born with or not hating homosexuality is like hating heterosexuality
        Being is no sin
        And even if it was I am not about to give my life away to the biggest scam/beliefs on the planet earth
        What is that scam/foolish beliefs? Well it’s the existence of god
        So you go throw your life to a God that would but you for eternity for a sin that you can’t even control
        So please I’ll be living my life knowing there is nothing waiting for me on the other side

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  38. springagaykening says:

    this is so sad alexa play the ballroom scene at the end of beauty and the beast where lefou dances with a guy

  39. Geritude says:

    I like how she mentioned evolution as a theory and not a fact. That was funny.

  40. Eve Morningstar says:

    Is hate not a greater sin than love?

  41. Brooke says:

    I started reading this just as Girls/Girls/Boys by Panic! at the Disco came on and I finished right at the end of Girls Like Girls by Hayley Kiyoko. I think my Spotify playlist is trying to communicate with these girls.

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  43. Geritude says:

    Omg 15 seconds of two guys dancing, however shall the homophobes survive!

  44. HIS says:

    Girl defined never said they hate gay people, they hate the sin they are committing.
    Some people really like to put words in other people’s mouths on here…
    Also to people who are trying to quote scripture when they don’t want to follow it anyways please stop.

    Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality,
    1 Corinthians 6:9 ESV

    Is that not very clear?

    • Daniel says:

      Actually, it’s not.
      “Men who practice homosexuality” is a biased translation of the Greek word “malakois” which Paul coined for that specific verse. A better translation is “men who keep young boys as s*x slaves” which was a common practice in Paul’s time. The verse is condemning pedophiles, not two people of the same gender in a loving and consenting relationship.
      Also, none of us queer people buy that “love the sinner, hate the sin” nonsense. You don’t live it. If you actually loved us, you wouldn’t call us sinners and claim that we have some kind of sneaky agenda. You don’t need to explicitly say “I hate queer people” to hate queer people.
      And before you start complaining, I’m not even gay. I’m transgender and asexual, which are entirely different LGBT+ identities.

      • Joy says:

        You all lust over something that’s sinful you go against his word when he made you one way and you change it… but have it your way you can not say no one ever warned you.

        • Daniel says:

          Ah, yes, delving into whataboutism instead of responding to the actual point of my comment. Classic.

      • Joy says:

        Daniel what God do you believe in?

        • Daniel says:

          So you’re going to question if I’m a real Christian or not, eh? Well, two can play at that game. Start acting more like the Jesus you claim to follow if you wanna call yourself Christian. Take half the energy you waste on complaining about LGBT+ people, and put it into some charity or humanitarian work instead. That’s the kind of thing that would actually make God happy.

          • Joy says:

            How would you know what would make God happy? What do you spend your time doing? For goodness sake learn to control yourself! Look at yourself! Your responses are all in anger!
            I had tried and posted another comment but it won’t…
            Let me try again…. if you want.

          • Sup says:

            I have a question. How would anyone know what would make god happy? 2000 years ago Jesus was born and he was god’s son. People who met him are all dead and some person or people wrote the bible. Because Jesus wasn’t Christian in the first place, he couldn’t have written the bible. But that’s just me assuming. How do we know that the person/people that wrote the bible really knew what god thought?

          • Joy says:

            And if I’m not mistaken Daniel your the one on this Christian blog spewing hateful words because they don’t believe your idolized God that you’ve changed up, I’m not complaining I’m praying….

        • Daniel says:

          I see. You don’t have an actual answer to that, so you’re going to accuse me of not being a real Christian. Classic fundie move.

          • Joy says:

            Miss, you don’t answer half the people who try and converstate with you so why should I try?
            Where did you get your “info”?
            Because I get mine from the bible.
            What do you want me to do? Sin with you and let you go to he**?
            I’m sure you know what Paul meant when he wrote it right? Because you where there? And do was he person that believes this?
            Look you can continue but people and I have tried with you and you walk around with nose up and eyes and ears closed. You want to debate this find some proof and stop listening to tv pastors and liers then we’ll get somewhere.

          • Daniel says:

            I really don’t understand how you can passive-aggressively call me “she” and “miss” and “college girl” to invalidate my gender, but then turn around and demand I treat you with the utmost respect. The hypocrisy is strong with this one.

          • Joy says:

            Well… ummm what you want me to do? I’m not calling “sir” and I’m no going to call you Daniel so pick something.
            When did I demand utmost respect?

          • Daniel says:

            My name is Daniel. Call me by it.

          • Joy says:

            How about D for disagreeable? Jk
            Your biological first given name wasn’t that I’m guessing?

          • Daniel says:

            My name is Daniel. Call me by it.

    • Hi says:

      I mean, no offense, but the whole “love the sin, hate the sinner thing” is terrible. It’s okay to disagree with what someone is doing, but saying it like that just feels really passive aggressive, tbh.
      It’s like saying, “I don’t hate people who like the color red, I just think that their decision that effects me in no way whatsoever is horrible and if they don’t completely change themselves to like the color blue instead then they’ll suffer forever.
      And why dies it matter to anyone what people do in private? It’s not like they’re forcing you to be gay. They just don’t want other people to tell them that they don’t deserve to be happy for not liking the opposite gender. As long as It’s two consenting adults who both really want to be in a relationship, why does it matter to you what happens?

      Also, it”s generally accepted that the verse against homosexuality was untranslated and actually pedophilia.

      • Joy says:

        Well I see that your offended no matter what people say… but does it not move you to hear your creator say he hates sin and the sinner? Homesexuality is sin anything that goes against Gods word is sin.
        God calls me to love you but that love isn’t an love that accepts your sin it holds you accountable for your sin.

  45. stan loona says:

    stan loona

  46. timedolphin says:

    ya’ll are more worried about the .1 second of two guys dancing than the love story between a human and a mythical beast ldkfj

  47. AMW7163 says:

    Oh no, Disney put a 2 second clip of people being happy who aren’t EXACTLY like you! How will the world survive. Sad to hear that Disney can make as many movies as they want about a man and a woman falling in love, but as soon as they try to make the rest of the world feel accepted, even if it’s just for a couple seconds, it’s shameful. Can you imagine how good it felt to those people sitting at home, constantly being hurt by people like you who discriminate them for who they are, to see someone like them being included in a fairy tale. It probably made them feel like they mattered. But you’re right, we wouldn’t want different people to feel import or anything. How could you preach this as something we should be scared of? How could you even bash a movie, and on top of that, deter people from seeing it because it involved homosexuality?? For being so Christian, do you really think God would want you to treat people this way? Do you think people change sexuality as a way to defy God? No! It eats people up inside because people like you tell them they are sinning for being themselves. What an awful thing to do to someone. Do you not believe that God forgives and accepts everyone? I know I do. I’d never turn someone away for their sexuality and I most certainly would never boycott a movie for branching out and trying to include all lifestyles, as they should be. I would be more disappointed in Disney if they didn’t do this yet. In fact, it saddens me that they have to ease it to it with a 2 second feature in order not to upset the, unfortunately, large group of people who can’t accept the fact that not everyone is a carbon copy of themselves. Welcome to the current world, where we actually want people to love themselves and not feel shame for waking up every morning.

  48. NoName says:

    There is nothing wrong with gay people, just as there is nothing wrong with the LGBTQA+ community. Just as there is nothing wrong with James Charles being the first male CoverGirl. It is homophobic and transphobic articles such as this that make the world full of hatred and unkindness. Truly disgusting.

  49. Hi says:

    “Disney does fear God”

    Amazing.

  50. Manda says:

    Wait, the Planet Earth reference…you actually believe the earth is only 6,000 years old?!? You can’t be serious! You are so brainwashed it’s unbelievable, but I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that some fundamentalist Christians are creationists…smh

    • Daniel says:

      Most fundies are, yes. It comes from their need to read the Bible totally literally against all logic.

      • Creation tells says:

        As a Christian you would take the bible seriously and look yo it before men. And since the bible has more proof for young age and so does creation we as Christians believe it.

        • Daniel says:

          St. Augustine, Gregor Mendel, C.S. Lewis, and pretty much the entire modern Catholic Church, among others, would beg to differ.

          • Creation tells says:

            Roman Catholic church… (wonder)

          • Creation tells says:

            I listened to part of the debate on the John Ankerberg show between Ken Ham and Jason Lisle, and Hugh Ross and Walter Kaiser.

            I found it rather astonishing that Dr. Lisle claimed that “the God of the Big Bang is not the God of the Bible”, and deduced that it was not good that in 1992, scientists were leaving atheism to join “The First Church of Christ of the Big Bang.”

            Now, if I were a young-earther, I would regard theistic evolution as a greater evil than old-earth creationism; theistic evolution claims that God only twitched the chromosomes here and there, now and then, leaving most of the origin of species to nature. The RTB model, on the other hand, says that God miraculously created fully formed species, leaving nothing to macro-evolution.

            If the Reasons to Believe model is totally against Christianity, and theistic evolution is even worse, then C. S. Lewis could not have been a Christian, because he believed in theistic evolution.

            —D.N., U.S.

            Thank you for contacting Answers in Genesis.

            We have repeatedly stated in books, on this website, and in videos that holding to the young-earth view is not a requirement for the free gift of salvation offered to us through Jesus’s sacrificial death on the cross. We certainly believe that a person can be a Christian and hold to the Reasons to Believe model (progressive creationism), the framework hypothesis, theistic evolution, or any other harmonistic view out there. However, our concern is that a person who does this is being completely arbitrary in their hermeneutic (method of interpretation).

            Proponents of these views interpret Genesis 1–11 in a way other than the plain reading of the text (which is how one should interpret historical narrative) because “science” has allegedly disproved the literal interpretation. However, most of these same people do not reinterpret the plain meaning of the words in other historical narrative passages like the resurrection accounts (thankfully, most do interpret these properly). After all, science has allegedly shown that dead people stay dead; therefore, resurrections from the dead are impossible.

            THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE THAT TELL US THAT THE BIG BANG “PROVES” THE GOD OF THE BIBLE, BUT THIS CANNOT BE BECAUSE THE BIG BANG ACCOUNT AND THE BIBLE ARE IN CONFLICT AT NUMEROUS POINTS.
            Dr. Lisle’s statement does not mean that Dr. Ross or Dr. Kaiser are unbelievers, but demonstrates that the big bang is entirely inconsistent with the words of Scripture. There are many people that tell us that the big bang “proves” the God of the Bible, but this cannot be because the big bang account and the Bible are in conflict at numerous points. Here is an article by Dr. Terry Mortenson illustrating many of these differences: Evolution vs. Creation: The Order of Events Matters!

            Dr. Lisle and I also included an appendix in our book, Old-Earth Creationism on Trial: The Verdict Is In, which shows why the “god” of the big bang is not the God of the Bible. The core issue, however, is that any approach which elevates naturalistic explanations does so at the expense of biblical authority. We must judge ideas and philosophies by the teaching of the Bible and not the other way around.

            It would be difficult to determine which view would be worse from a young-earth creationist’s perspective. On one hand, it is true that progressive creationism takes the text more seriously than the full-fledged theistic evolutionist, who basically ignores the text (Adam made from the ground, Eve from his rib, etc.). On the other hand, smaller errors are more likely to mislead more people than larger, obvious errors. Both views are dangerous because they essentially cause people to question the clear teaching of the Bible, introduce death before sin, and undermine the authority of Scripture (even if it is unintentional and done with good intentions). To sum it up, any belief that undermines biblical authority should be rejected.

            Regarding C.S. Lewis, although he did hold to theistic evolution as a Christian—which, again, does not negate his saving knowledge of Christ—a letter he wrote in 1951 shows his increasing doubts later in life:

            I wish I were younger. What inclines me now to think you may be right in regarding it [evolution] as the central and radical lie in the whole web of falsehood that now governs our lives is not so much your arguments against it as the fanatical and twisted attitudes of its defenders. (From a private letter to Captain Bernard Acworth, one of the founders of the Evolution Protest Movement (England); cited by evolutionist Ronald Numbers in his book, The Creationists (California: University of California Press, 1992), p. 153.)
            I hope this helps.

            Best regards,
            Tim Chaffey

        • Manda says:

          Please take a biology or microbiology class, evolution involved so much more than what most fundies perceive it as. Microorganisms inhabited the earth billions of years ago. And in science, a theory is a hypothesis that has been proven by an extensive amount of evidence, so people who deny it can’t keep saying evolution is “just a theory.”

    • SaltyWitch says:

      Also their ignorance proves that they don`t actually do research, they just throw their (extremely flawed and close-minded) opinions around and call it “truth”. smh

  51. David Goldstein says:

    It’s really sad that some people still think that the earth is only 6000 years old and that life was “created” and has stayed in its current form ever since the universes beginning.

    • Joy says:

      Well since there’s proof that it is only around 6000 years old… no not really. Let’s just point out a few…. shall we?! The red cells they found in dino fossils, (evolutionists believe it takes millions of years for something to fossilize) but a man left his hat in a damp cave accidently for 10 years and went back again to continue exploring to find it fossilized perfectly!
      Let’s just face it evolution is just another religion (this one made up) for their own fame.

  52. Homosexual666 says:

    I’m gay
    God is fake

  53. Daniel says:

    Woooooow…Imagine being this obsessed with someone else’s gender and spiritual life.
    Anyway, I’m gonna have to duck out. I don’t have time to argue with people who think they can arbitrate whether or not someone else is a real Christian, and I don’t really care anymore either. I’m a busy man, got better things to do.
    I just hope you’re aware that no-one actually believes that “love the sinner, hate the sin” nonsense. First off, it’s because being LGBT+ isn’t a sin, and second, you don’t practice what you preach. Adieu.

    • Joy says:

      Wow there you go again to prideful and afraid to “stand up” to what you believe right? What I see is your really obsessed of self!
      Yeah all women who want to become fake (men) have to find stuff to make themselves look good right?
      LGBTQ is a very sinful community say what you will but God has it clearly in his book.
      And I haven’t preached anything that I haven’t *practiced* I just haven’t practiced what you preach because it’s wrong.
      Adiós….
      Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body. Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.
      1 Corinthians 6:9‭-‬10‭, ‬18‭-‬20 ESV

      • Daniel says:

        You’re the one who went through my comment history to get dirt on me and zeroed in on how I’m transgender. It seems that the one who’s obsessed with me is actually…you.

        • Joy says:

          No I actually go to every girl defined post I can just whenever I’m looking for a certain post and noticed your constantly on here sweety.

          • Alyson says:

            i love when christians like to say they’re not sinful or try their hardest not to sin but continue to shove christianity down everyone’s throats every chance they get, spew harshful words, and then hide behind god and the bible as an excuse. not happy to say it, but christians may be some of the most toxic people that don’t even know it. i’m a christian myself but most of y’all are hypocrites and that refuse to admit it…

    • Joy says:

      Your not going to have a spiritual life if your not following Gods law, you know people like that are just digging it deeper because now their taking his rainbow (bow) as a symbol but in the end it’ll be turned on them.

  54. iamgay666satanrules says:

    This disgusts me, you two are a bunch of cult freaks who have been brainwashed to think this so close-minded. Shame on you

  55. NoName says:

    Christianity? Don’t you mean cult??? Haha, there’s nothing wrong with the gays. Tell me I’ll be trapped in purgatory or that I’ll go to Hades all you want, there’s literally nothing wrong with this. This is ridiculous how un-loving and unaccepting you people are. Y’all are nasty.

  56. Daniel says:

    I’m not “twisting Scripture” just because you don’t like what I said. “Malakois” is literally the word used in the original Greek text of the Bible. It means “soft.” When used as an adjective, it describes clothing, and when used as a noun (as the 1 Corinthian verse does) its meaning is unclear. If anything, I would argue that your claim of it meaning “GAY BAD, STRAIGHT GOOD” is the actual Scripture twisting going on here.
    The article that I took the information from was written by a pastor. A guy who’s been through seminary, which means he certainly knows a lot about the subject. He certainly knows more about the subject than Kristen and Bethany. The Bible isn’t something you can read and take at face value.
    Also, my spiritual life is none of your business. Believe it or not, there can be people who don’t interpret the Bible exactly the same way as you do and still be Christian. But given the way some of you Christians behave, I’m not so sure I want to be under that label anyway.

  57. Alyson says:

    i honestly don’t understand why christians are so fixated on homosexuals and the lgbtq+ community. one scene in a disney movie for children that showcases homosexuality- how vulgar! christians most likely talk more about homosexuality than the ten commandments at this point (which are actually legitimate considering most of them are guides to be a good person). y’all are focused on the wrong things in the wrong ways.

  58. lєχι c says:

    I’m am bi and cristian and this is stupid the Bible says nothing!!! Also what wrong with kid watching gays I am kid who watches straight movies but I am still bi. I enjoyed this movie and thought it was amazing. It sad that you force your heterosexual and cis gender angenda on everyone! But hey what did I expect they are brainwashing bubbles!!

  59. ionlyworshiphayleykiyoko says:

    This article made me barf! I’d heard a ton of bad things about girldefined, but I had to see for myself. It was far worse than I had expected. Ladies, have some self-respect and stop this nonsense!

  60. Gay says:

    Gender is a personal choice (because there is no god)

  61. All Hail the Gays says:

    I’m wheezing, this is hilarious. It’s best to read aloud in a dramatic voice.

  62. lesbian jesus hayley kiyoko says:

    anyways everyone can and should watch love, simon

  63. Kristin I Know You're Still Ga says:

    … it was a 0.2 second long scene where two men danced. Get over yourselves.


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