Posts tagged "fairytales"

One Day Less: Spinsterella

Death and taxes are a fact of life. Unfortunately, more than 70,000 young women and men in the U.S. between the ages of 20-39 will add cancer to that list

Killer Titz | July 31, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 4, 2014 - 9:30 am

Artistic Twists On Disney Princesses (And Other Heroines)

Merida, Disney Pixar’s first leading lady, was a popular costume for women this Halloween, according to Google. Between Merida, Kate Middleton, and the recent Snow White movies, we’ve had princesses on…

Pop Sugar | November 4, 2012 - 9:30 am

DSW Launches Glass Slipper Collection For Wannabe Cinderellas

If your efforts to land a rich prince have been unsuccessful thus far, maybe it’s time to switch up your footwear choices. An excellent bet for aspiring princesses? DSW’s new…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 29, 2012 - 8:30 am

Same-Sex Disney Couples Live Happily Ever After

Artist Rodolfo Loaiza’s new show, “Disasterland,” features colorful paintings that throw out traditional Disney narratives and re-imagine them in ways that more accurately reflect the world we live in. For…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 6, 2012 - 8:30 am

First Look: Angelina Jolie Is A Magnificent Maleficent

Here’s our first glimpse of Angelina Jolie in her upcoming role as Maleficent (the evil queen from “Sleeping Beauty,” in case you need a Disney movie refresher). “Maleficent,” which will…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 19, 2012 - 3:20 pm

They’ve Got Crappy Fairy Tales In Russia

Little American girls are taught to believe that “one day their prince will come.” Little girls in Russia, apparently, will settle for a piece of s**t. Literally. [BuzzFeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 22, 2010 - 11:10 am