When you discuss the Lion King with your students, perhaps you should mention that lions have a female dominated social structure. Therefore, Mufasa’s loss would have been no big deal, Scar could not take over and no one would have gone to look for Simba…Oh yeah, they did not.
Maybe even the subtlest media elements should be questioned. Check our privilege.
Ancilleno Davis, PhD. Candidate
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology- Miami University, Oxford Ohio