History Heartwarming / TheBirdcage

1st Mar '17 12:12:49 PM NWolfman
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* Armand's "IAmWhatIAmSpeech" to Val. Even though he ends up subverting his own self-assertion, it's only because he wants his son to be happy.

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* Armand's "IAmWhatIAmSpeech" IAmWhatIAm speech to Val. Even though he ends up subverting his own self-assertion, it's only because he wants his son to be happy.
1st Mar '17 12:12:22 PM NWolfman
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* Armand's speech, even if he reconsiders his stance for the sake of Val later.

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* Armand's speech, even if "IAmWhatIAmSpeech" to Val. Even though he reconsiders ends up subverting his stance for the sake of Val later.own self-assertion, it's only because he wants his son to be happy.
24th Aug '16 1:33:48 AM 06tele
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-->'''Sen. Keeley:''' How many "mothers" does Val have?\\
'''Val:''' ... Just one. ''[removes Albert's wig]'' This is my mother. My father owns the club downstairs, my mother is the star. It's nice to meet you, Katherine.\\
'''Katherine:''' Nice to meet you. (to Albert and Armand) You've done a good job.

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-->'''Sen. Keeley:''' Keeley''': How many "mothers" does Val have?\\
'''Val:''' ...
have?
-->'''Val''': ...
Just one. ''[removes [''removes Albert's wig]'' wig''] This is my mother. My father owns the club downstairs, my mother is the star. It's nice
-->'''Sen. Keeley''': What?
-->'''Val''': We lied to you, Barbara and I. And everyone lied for us. These are my parents.
-->'''Armand''': [''indicating Albert''] This is my wife. [''indicating Katherine''] This is the lady who had Val.
-->'''Val''': Nice
to meet you, Katherine.\\
'''Katherine:''' Nice to meet you. (to
Katherine.
-->'''Katherine''': [''fondly''] Very nice, Val. [''to
Albert and Armand) Armand''] You've done a good job.
14th Jun '16 10:47:36 AM SirSapphire
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** Val's thoughts on being raised by gay parents? "I'm the only guy in my fraternity who doesn't come from a broken home."

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** Val's thoughts on being raised by gay parents? "I'm the only guy in my fraternity who doesn't come from a broken home.""
* Doubling as a TearJerker, Barbara's small, quiet "I would have really liked to have had you as my family" to Armand and Albert as her parents try to drag her away.
5th May '16 4:32:29 PM SPBurke
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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies. It's Heartwarming in that it's a parental concern for their child's future, but also a subtle dig at [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped the fears gay-bashers had that gay parents would intentionally raise their children as gay]].

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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies. It's Heartwarming in that it's a parental concern for their child's future, but also a subtle dig at [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped the fears gay-bashers had that gay parents would intentionally raise their children as gay]].gay]].
** Val's thoughts on being raised by gay parents? "I'm the only guy in my fraternity who doesn't come from a broken home."
5th May '16 4:31:38 PM SPBurke
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** It bears mentioning that Katherine wasn't involved in Val's life because she knew Armand and Albert were better equipped to be parents than she was. That said, when she has a chance to briefly talk to Val on the phone before the dinner, she says she's happy to finally help him.
5th May '16 4:30:02 PM SPBurke
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** It bears mentioning that Katherine wasn't involved in Val's life because she knew Armand and Albert were better equipped to be parents than she was. That said, when she has a chance to briefly talk to Val on the phone before the dinner, she says she's happy to finally help him.
20th Nov '15 8:02:07 AM wittylibrarian
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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies. It's Heartwarming in that it's a parental concern for their child's future, but also a subtle dig at [[SomeAnvilNeedToBeDropped the fears gay-bashers had that gay parents would intentionally raise their children as gay]].

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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies. It's Heartwarming in that it's a parental concern for their child's future, but also a subtle dig at [[SomeAnvilNeedToBeDropped [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped the fears gay-bashers had that gay parents would intentionally raise their children as gay]].
20th Nov '15 8:01:50 AM wittylibrarian
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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies.

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* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies. It's Heartwarming in that it's a parental concern for their child's future, but also a subtle dig at [[SomeAnvilNeedToBeDropped the fears gay-bashers had that gay parents would intentionally raise their children as gay]].
20th Nov '15 8:00:06 AM wittylibrarian
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* Although Katherine is maternally distant from Val, she genuinely happy at the prospect of connecting with him and doing a favor for him.

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* Although Katherine is maternally distant from Val, she genuinely happy at the prospect of connecting with him and doing a favor for him.him.
* When Val first announces his engagement and getting married, Armand and Albert's top concern isn't that he's marrying straight, it's that he's marrying before finishing his college studies.
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