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Multiculturalism_Presentation

  1. 1. Is there “real” diversity in GLB TV shows? S o   H y u n   L i m   B o   R a m   S e o   Z h i   P i n g   S u  
  2. 2. contents² Intro  ² Analysis  &  Arguments  ² Conclusion  ² Limitations  ² Reference  
  3. 3. Many  TV   shows    about  GLB  …    
  4. 4.   Will  &  Grace  Modern  Family   The  L  Word   Queer  as  folk    
  5. 5. Analysis  &  Arguments  
  6. 6. Social Class Will     Successful  Lawyer   Lives  in  Upper  West  side  of   Manha9an    Will  &  Grace  
  7. 7. Social Class Mitchell   Lawyer   Lives  in  a  big  mansion    Modern  Family  
  8. 8. Social ClassTina  &  Be6e  Successful  business  women  Lives  in  wealthy  West  Hollywood      The  L  Word  
  9. 9. Social Class Brian   Adver?sing  execu?ve      Queer  as  Folk  
  10. 10. Share  in  Common  :  Upper  Middle  Class  
  11. 11. Social Class Andy  was  fired     Because  he  was  gay    Philadelphia  
  12. 12. Social Class  Brokeback  Mountain  
  13. 13. Social Class  News  paper  ar@cles  from  CNN  (Dec.  24,  2010)  
  14. 14. Social Class   The  Jeffersons   Good  Times   The  Cosby  Show   The  Fresh  Prince     Bell-­‐Air  
  15. 15. RACE  Modern  Family  
  16. 16. RACE  Will  &  Grace  
  17. 17. RACE  Queer  as  Folk  
  18. 18. RACE   The  L  Word  
  19. 19. They  are  Mostly  Caucasians    
  20. 20. Age  Will  &  Grace  
  21. 21. Age  Modern  Family  
  22. 22. Age  The  L  Word  
  23. 23. Age  Queer  as  Folk  
  24. 24. Conclusion  
  25. 25. Conclusion ²  Not  Much  Diversity  in  Description  on  GLB  Characters        
  26. 26. Conclusion “The  In<luence  of  the  Media  Role  Models  on  Gay,  Lesbian,  and  Bisexual   Identity”   (Gomillion,  S.C,  and  T.A  Giuliano,  2011)       •  Media     =  important  role  in  providing  a  role  model  &  positive   image  for  them    à    comfort          (p.  17)       •  “What  would  you  like  to  see  more  in  terms  of  Media   portrayal?”   GLB  wants  more  diversity  in  terms  of  its  income  level,   occupation,  ethnicity,  and  etc.  to  be  seen  in  Media      However,  LGBs  asking  for  more  variety  in  role  models                                        (p.  19-­‐20)      
  27. 27. Conclusion Media  has  been  important  in  providing  role  models  for  LGBs     But,     not  enough  description  of  variety  of  role  models   for  LGBs  existed  in  present           Need more Diversity! However…
  28. 28. Discussion  Ques;ons  
  29. 29. Discussion QuestionsDo  you  think  that  presenting  sexual  relationship  among  the  gay  characters  in  these  shows,  will  increase  audiences’  understanding  of  the  gay  community,  or  rather  decrease    their  understanding  and  create  stereotypes  on  the  gay  community  as  being  promiscuous?
  30. 30. Discussion Questions  
  31. 31. Discussion QuestionsWhat  do  you  think  about  her  statement  related  to  “diversity”    issue?    
  32. 32. Limitations•  Limited  episodes  that  are  analyzed  •  Since  many  subjects  &  characters  have  been  developed,  we  are  becoming  to  see   more  characters  variations  •  Not  analyzed  shows  about  Transgender  •  Might  be  different  depending  upon  genres  
  33. 33. References  •  Demme,  Jonathan,  dir.  Philadelphia.  Tristar  Pictures,  1993.  Film.  •  Gomillion,  S.C,  and  T.A  Giuliano.  "The  In^luence  of  Media  Role  Models  on  Gay,   Lesbian,  and  Bisexual  Identity."Journal  of  Homosexuality.  58.3  (2011):  330-­‐354.   Print.    •  Lee,  Ang,  dir.  Brokeback  Mountain.  River  Road  Entertainment,  2006.  Film.  •  “Love  and  Marriage.”  Will&Grace.  NBC.  NBC  Universal.  New  York  City.  Sep.  21,   1998.  Television.    •  “A  New  Lease  on  Life.”  Will&Grace.  NBC.  NBC  Universal.  New  York  City.  Sep.  21,     1998.  Television.    •  “Premiere.”  Queer  as  Folk.  Showtime.  CBS  Corporation,  New  York  City.  Dec.  03,   2000.  Television.  •  “Queer,  There  and  Everywhere.”  Queer  as  Folk.  Showtime.  CBS  Corporation,  New   York  City.  Dec.  03,  2000.  Television.    
  34. 34. References•  “Pilot.”  The  L  Word.  Showtime.  CBS  Corporation,  New  York  City.  Jan.  18,  2004.   Television.  •  “Let’s  Do  It.”  The  L  Word.  Showtime.  CBS  Corporation,  New  York  City.  Jan.  25,   2004.  Television.  •  “Pilot.”  Modern  Family.  ABC.  The  Walt  Disney  Company,  New  York  City.  Sep.  23,   2009.  Television.  •  “The  Bicycle  Thief.”  Modern  Family.  ABC.  The  Walt  Disney  Company,  New  York   City.  Sep.  30,  2009.  Television.    •  “Debates  Over  ‘Modern  Family’  Gay  Kiss  Surface.”  aceshowbiz.  n.p.  ,  n.d.  Web.  01   Oct.  2010.    •  “Pioneer  ^ighter  for  gay  rights”  CNN  opinion.  CNN,  n.d.  Web.  24  Dec.  2010.    

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