Sleeping Beauty: Media as Educator in the Performance of Acceptable Femininity 

I shudder to think how much of my personality and interests were molded by The Little Mermaid and Barbie. Only let your kids watch Jem and The Holograms. At least then they’ll think being a woman involves wearing truly outrageous clothes BUT ALSO becoming a music mogul who funds girl-positive group homes. Check out the article:

Disney Princesses: Not Brave Enough

The following gif is only loosely related to the academic paper that is the subject of this post…but it’s Disney princesses…and drag queens so you should probably see it anyway.

“I haven’t been picking lentils out of a fire in a minute.” – Willam Belli as Cinderella

 

 

 

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