Posts tagged "disney princess"

Could Disney’s Next Princess Have Special Needs?

Many little kids, at one point or another, have wanted to be a Disney Princess. We grew up watching Belle, Ariel, Jasmine, Mulan and others teach us that it's okay to be brave, strong-willed, vulnerable and fiercely independent, and as the times have changed, the brand's Princesses have adapted to become more culturally diverse. But…
By: Katie Oldenburg / October 29, 2014

Watch This: Disney Princesses Realize They Don’t Need A Man To Achieve Their Dreams

I think every feminist who grew up loving "The Little Mermaid" has that moment when it hits you: Ariel literally gave up her voice for a man. Then you start thinking about the gender dynamics in all your other favorite childhood movies, and pretty soon your Disney obsession has crashed down around you, a pile…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 4, 2014

Teen Petitions For The First Plus-Size Disney Princess

Disney princesses are a very specific breed of (cartoon) women, something akin to a casting session for "The Bachelor."  Tall, skinny, long-hair, conventionally beautiful. In other woods, despite the company's attempt to diversify their movies in recent years, Disney princesses are not even remotely reflective of women in the real world. High school…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 4, 2014

Dream Or Nightmare: Disney Princess Lingerie

I'm not usually one to go crazy for Disney Princesses or novelty lingerie (unless it involves Ninja Turtles), but I have to say, I'm unexpectedly smitten with these Disney Princess bra and panties sets from Japan. They totally capture the spirit of each princess, but i…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 3, 2014

Princess Leia Learns How To Be A Disney Princess

Now that Disney has purchased LucasFilm, Princess Leia has got to get with the program on that whole Disney princess thing. Lucky for Leia, the other Disney princesses are all happy to teach her how to be a pretty, pretty princess and wait quietly by until her prince comes to save her. In song, of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 6, 2012

Brace Yourselves For Yet Another Disney Princess

You know what little girls don't have enough of? PRINCESSES. The scarcity of doe-eyes, glass slippers, and pink frilly dresses is truly criminal. But children need not suffer anymore: Disney is introducing a new princess marketed towards two- to seven-year-olds. "Sofia The First," a red-haired princess in an elegant purple gown, is getting…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 12, 2011

If Ke$ha Were A Disney Princess, She’d Be A Homeless One

Princess Ke$ha's critter crew customizes her into a bag lady in this (NSFW because of the salty language) Funny or Die video. Bippity boppity boo! That's the kind of Disney princess I can get into! And now I have her song stuck in my head. [Funny or Die]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / January 27, 2011

Miyazaki’s “Ponyo” Is One Fly Fishy

A new heroine, Ponyo, will be making her debut on American screens on August 14. The film made a whopping $165 million in Japan, where it was originally produced, and won the Japanese Academy's award for best animation film and best score.
By: Carrie Wasterlain / June 26, 2009