Queer Representation Incorporated at "Him", Character of "The Powerpuff Girls"

Gustavo Santos, Camila Peres Mancio, Elisa Maranho
2019 Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts  
In audiovisual's history, minorities as LGBTQ+ people had been excluded or stereotyped, thus, this study has as a guiding question understanding "Him", character of the classic cartoon series "The Powerpuff Girls", produced between 1998 and 2005 by Cartoon Network - by the bias of the Queer Theory, which address the questions about non-heteronormative bodies that belong to marginalized groups whose rights are denied and their lives taken. For this, a documentary and exploratory methodology was
more » ... sed, based on the authors researches like: Guacira Louro, Judith Butler, Edgar Morin, besides the analysis of two episodes: Octil Evil and Bash Birthday. Thus, the problematizations arised here refer to: a) How the Queer is related to Him and its possible problems and b) The dialectic between the bodies discourses accepted and excluded from the heteronormative society. The argumentation of this research is sustained by homophobia and transphobia brazilian datas, which reveals the urge to approach matters about gender and sexuality representations.
doi:10.7559/citarj.v11i1.588 fatcat:i6g6xy67sreshholxyouve63zi