By that same metric, you can't have Black CMs in Liberty Square or on the Riverboat unless they were playing the role of slaves.
That kind of historical accuracy could never be met.
Over 1/3 of young adults have tattoos. Many potential employees would balk about having to keep their hair and facial hair up to the old standards, and then you'd have a perpetual staff shortage.
The only type-casting for "on stage" CMs should be for M&G look-alikes.
And even then... maybe that shouldn't be a hard and fast rule. When I saw Hamilton on Broadway, I didn't walk out because Black and Hispanic actors were playing the role of White historical figures. The production of Frozen on Broadway and in Disneyland also had 'color blind' casting and people seemed to enjoy the play anyway.
Most people understand the distinction between the actor and their role.
And now, we've pretty much lapped the original thread on this topic. It's a Groundhog's Day Thread!
It's been that way since Goths and Emos became a thing. I grew up in the zeros so I should know.
Actually there was a period of time when men wore high heels and that was back in the "good old days" so like why....just whyyy
I work a concert venue and we often laugh that the audiences today mirror what we looked like 30 years ago. The goth “kids” (people under 30) still wear black clothes and eyeliner, the heavy metal kids still have long hair and wear patches, the hippy kids still wear tie dye, the punk kids still wear spikes, etc.
I also chuckle when I hear kids saying they’re going to fix the world because the generations before them screwed it up, which is the same attitude we had as kids, also the same attitude the kids of the 60s had before us.
Different generations in a very different world, but often more alike than different.
Hey hey I'm a younger woman with short hair, but I'm bi so whateves. None of that is all that important anymoreI wish I could wear my hair long. I had thick, thick curly hair as a child and it was cut short because my mother got fed up trying to get the tangles out. I did have a few years where I wore it shoulder length, then I had a medical condition that destroyed my hair, so I had it cut short and it remains that way to this day. I envy anyone with long hair and please don't judge an older woman with short hair and sensible shoes, I am straight, but, it's not your beeswax anyway.
It used to be gendered. It’s a modern change that some disagree with.Disney Look is not really gendered, men can wear any color nail polish that a women could.
I disagree. If someone looks like they belong in Frontierland put them in Frontierland! If someone looks a little creepy, put them in mansion or tower.The only type-casting for "on stage" CMs should be for M&G look-alikes.
It’s only a flood gate because they resisted change for so long, and it was headed to lawsuit territory. Look up all the airlines that have changed their look recently.I am actually surprised by some of what they allow now. Please understand I am not saying anything is wrong. But Disney the company while being on the forefront for LGBTQ+ used to be extremely strict on costuming. Including hair length and tattoos, and before you think that was the 1960s, no that was until 2021 with tattoos, hair length, piercings, hair coloring etc (even though I doubt most of it was enforced unless it was very noticeable). The dress code to you can wear either costume appears to have changed at the same time as the tattoo, and hair changes.
So I can see the poster or anyone being surprised when it seems to have been a flood gate instead of a gradual change.Disney is making major changes to its dress and style code policy for its cast members as it moves forward with inclusion.disneydiary.com
Yep. You can buy over-the-counter “Delta 8” which is about as strong as pot was in the 80s.You sure?
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