As promised, here’s the second part of the Slang List, but this one is dedicated to the slang of The Roaring Twenties, decade I personally love. I would like to thank this site for the help. If you want to read the slang of the 50s, click here! Hope you enjoy!
The 1920s ushered in a new era of social acceptance of minorities and homosexuals, at least in heavily urbanized areas. This was reflected in many of the films of the decade that openly made references to homosexuality. Even popular songs poked fun at the new social acceptance of homosexuality. One of these songs had the title “Masculine Women, Feminine Men.”
Homosexuals received a level of acceptance that was not seen again until the 1960s. Until the early 1930s, gay clubs were openly operated, commonly known as “pansy clubs”. The relative liberalism of the decade is demonstrated by the fact that the actor William Haines, regularly named in newspapers and magazines as the number-one male box-office draw, openly lived in a gay relationship with his lover, Jimmie Shields. In 1927, Mae West wrote a play about homosexuality called The Drag, and alluded to the work of Karl Heinrich Ulrichs. It was a box-office success. West regarded talking about sex as a basic human rights issue, and was also an early advocate of gay rights. With the return of conservatism in the 1930s, the public grew intolerant of homosexuality, and gay actors were forced to choose between retiring or agreeing to hide their sexuality.
this is my 1920s Frozen AU art, before I decided to draw in detailed backgrounds in the version I eventually posted. So when I did the backgrounds, the dialogue either blocked it or got lost- and hence I sacrificed the words haha.
so here is what they’re supposed to be saying :P and i quite liked the different texture i used.