History Heartwarming / TheBirdcage

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.
27th Aug '15 8:04:07 PM SirSapphire
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'''Val:''' ... Just one. ''[removes Albert's wig]'' Albert is the one who raised me ... and this is the woman who gave birth to me. It's nice to meet you, Katherine.\\
'''Katherine:''' Nice to meet you. And see you've turned out so well.

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'''Val:''' ... Just one. ''[removes Albert's wig]'' Albert This is my mother. My father owns the club downstairs, my mother is the one who raised me ... and this is the woman who gave birth to me.star. It's nice to meet you, Katherine.\\
'''Katherine:''' Nice to meet you. And see you've turned out so well.(to Albert and Armand) You've done a good job.


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** That small moment where the sit quietly holding hands after Armand gives Albert the palimony agreement.
26th Jul '15 6:11:45 PM HeraldAlberich
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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: Armand's speech, even if he reconsiders his stance for the sake of Val later.

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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: Armand's speech, even if he reconsiders his stance for the sake of Val later.



** There's another: After the woman who gave birth to Val accidentally shows up and introduces herself, Val drops the entire act and reveals that Albert is his ''real'' mother.
--->'''Sen. Keeley:''' How many "mothers" does Val have?\\

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** There's another: * After the woman who gave birth to Val accidentally shows up and introduces herself, Val drops the entire act and reveals that Albert is his ''real'' mother.
--->'''Sen.-->'''Sen. Keeley:''' How many "mothers" does Val have?\\



* There's also Armand's speech to Albert at the bus stop:

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* There's also Armand's speech to Albert at the bus stop:
26th Jul '15 6:10:46 PM HeraldAlberich
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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: Armand: "Yes, I wear foundation. Yes, I live with a man. Yes, I'm a middle-aged fag. But I know who I am, Val. It took me 20 years to get here, and I'm not going to let some idiot senator destroy that. [[PrecisionFStrike Fuck the senator]]. I don't give a damn what he thinks."

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* SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments: Armand: "Yes, Armand's speech, even if he reconsiders his stance for the sake of Val later.
-->'''Armand:''' Yes,
I wear foundation. Yes, I live with a man. Yes, I'm a middle-aged fag. But I know who I am, Val. It took me 20 years to get here, and I'm not going to let some idiot senator destroy that. [[PrecisionFStrike Fuck the senator]]. I don't give a damn what he thinks."



-->'''Sen. Keeley''': How many "mothers" does Val have?
-->'''Val:''' ...Just one. (removes Albert's wig) Albert is the one who raised me ...and this is the woman who gave birth to me. It's nice to meet you, Katherine.
-->'''Katherine''': Nice to meet you. And see you've turned out so well.

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-->'''Sen. Keeley''': --->'''Sen. Keeley:''' How many "mothers" does Val have?
-->'''Val:''' ...
have?\\
'''Val:''' ...
Just one. (removes ''[removes Albert's wig) wig]'' Albert is the one who raised me ...me ... and this is the woman who gave birth to me. It's nice to meet you, Katherine.
-->'''Katherine''':
Katherine.\\
'''Katherine:'''
Nice to meet you. And see you've turned out so well.



-->'''Armand''': What a pain in the ass you are. And it's true: you're not young, you're not new, and you do make people laugh. And me? I'm still with you because you make me laugh. So you know what I got to do? I got to sell my plot in Key Biscayne so I can get one next to you in that shithole Los Copa, so I never miss a laugh.
-->'''Armand''': I'm 50 years old, there's only one place in the world that I call home and it's because you're there.

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-->'''Armand''': -->'''Armand:''' My cemetery's in Key Biscayne. It's one of the prettiest in the world. The sky is blue, palm trees, rolling hills. The one is Los Copa's really shit. ''[sighs]'' What a pain in the ass you are. And it's true: you're not young, you're not new, and you do make people laugh. And me? I'm still with you because you make me laugh. So you know what I got to do? I got to sell my plot in Key Biscayne so I can get one next to you in that shithole Los Copa, so I never miss a laugh.
-->'''Armand''':
laugh.\\
\\
'''Armand:'''
I'm 50 years old, there's only one place in the world that I call home and it's because you're there.
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