Objections from certain sectors of Malaysian society to the film neatly illustrates both the fear and lack of understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.
There was more than meets the eye to one of the most famous versions of Beauty and the Beast.
What do we really feel when we see someone with a disfigurement, and can we challenge our prejudices?
What do you do if you marry a beast?
The devised performance text of Beauty and the Beast at the Adelaide Festival promises to highlight concerns related to disability and societal taboos – but falls short of a world-class standard.