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Your Prince Charming is NOT coming! Fairy Tales: How much do they hurt?

TweetI think it is normal to cherish “Princess” fairy tales. HOWEVER… Most people think these stories are harmless and that our daughters will see them as merely another entertainment narrative. When the truth is that these stories are part of the cultural toolset that is used to control the population. The French social theorist Michel [...]
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What princesses taught me growing up in the 90s

Lately there's been a lot of talk about "princess culture" and the impact it may have on young girls in both a positive and negative way. I for one, grew up wanting to be a Mermaid like Ariel and going to school with Belle on my backpack, so I didn't think too much of the issue because I turned out being quite independent. However, something at school happened that made me start thinking about the issue more.
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Let’s Have Another Disney Discussion

TweetPersonally, I liked The Princess and the Frog. However, my research indicates others didn’t. Wikipedia agrees, and I quote “While the film did outgross Disney’s more recent hand-drawn films like Brother Bear, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, and Home on the Range, it was less auspicious than the animated movies from Walt Disney Pictures’ 1990s traditional [...]
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