When it comes to the characters of Armand and Albert in the movie Birdcage, it is obvious which character you would describe as "masculine" or "femme". Armand is definitely the character you would label "masculine" because he presents more masculine features even though he is in an industry that promotes queer tendencies. When it comes to Albert, he definitely plays the "femme" part of the movie when it comes to how he acts. Albert acts more "queer" in his actions such as the fact that he dresses up as a woman, or speaks more like a woman, or wears women clothes. I believe the movie promotes gender stereotypes, especially when it comes to Albert. The movie makes Albert the stereotypical gay person which makes the public think that all queer people are like Albert when in fact we as queer people don't all dress up in drag. I believe that Bird Cage creates stereotypes even though it is trying to not to.
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