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Dear Disney, Can You Just Make A Princess Like Punky Brewster?

September 12, 2013

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You have to hand it to Disney. They continue to sell the princess concept with games like the Pretty Princess Board Game and create new princess characters like Sofia The First (an adorable princess with a great heart, even though she’s surrounded by characters who bow to gender stereotypes), all while churning out inspirational commercials […]

NPR’s Princess: Same Shitty Messaging (new fav verb, thanks GOP)

November 27, 2012

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    NPR’s Weekend Edition interviewed a working princess; she pretties up birthday parties and birthday party clowns? Well, they mess ‘em up with balloon dogs and crying kids. FYI, the princess party industry has been recession proof, if you’re unemployed with access to your old prom dresses, it’s something to consider. I have little […]

Princess With a “Larger” Body Type

January 18, 2012

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Make her look how a real girl should? Hmmm. In a slight gain in the war against sending out unrealistic body type messages to young girls, the site Doll Divine offers a program called Princess Makers that allows the user to choose two body types: uber skinny and slightly more curvaceous (yet, still skinny and […]