Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Revisiting an Anti-Urban Children’s Story Everyone Loves

It’s been 75 years since Virginia Lee Burton’s The Little House was first published. In the illustrated story, a simple little house has its happy rural existence threatened by suburbanization and then by the frightening engulfing city. At the last minute, it’s rescued and relocated to the countryside. Millions more encountered the story in an 8-minute animated version that Walt Disney Productions released in 1952.

The book is charming, for Burton had a beguiling visual style that she honed in ha…