Post Tagged with: "disney princess"

Disney Teams With Girl Up For Photo Series Encouraging Girls To Be More Than Princesses

Disney Teams With Girl Up For Photo Series Encouraging Girls To Be More Than Princesses

Ok so here’s something we didn’t see coming from Disney! We have been vocal critics of the Disney Princess culture, as have many organizations, individuals and campaigns. Toy brands like […]

September 7, 2017 ×
Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

Illustration Series Shows Disney Princesses Trying To Visit The OBGYN Under A Trump/Pence Administration

You may remember a series of illustrations and messages we shared a year ago created by writer and sexual health advocate Danielle Sepulveres, and visual artist Maritza Lugo. With the […]

February 15, 2017 ×
Argentinian Woman Launches Book Series With Latina Heroes As An Alternative To Disney Princesses

Argentinian Woman Launches Book Series With Latina Heroes As An Alternative To Disney Princesses

Here at GTHQ we’re all about challenging the societal norms, especially when it comes to the representation of women and girls. In the media, we are bombarded with so many […]

September 23, 2015 ×
Guardian Princess Book Series Created To Empower Girls Beyond The Tired Disney Mold

Guardian Princess Book Series Created To Empower Girls Beyond The Tired Disney Mold

Ah yes, the debate about the Disney Princess range. Are they empowering? If they are a huge departure from the usual stable of damsels in distress who need Prince Charming […]

November 22, 2014 ×
Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

Sexual Assault Tackled In Unique Way: Through Popular Cartoons

There are many non-profit and government led campaigns and initiatives aimed at tackling issues such as sexual assault, domestic violence, gender violence and rape. While we are certainly thankful for […]

July 8, 2014 ×
2 Moms Create Female Superhero Figurines Which Become Viral Sensations

2 Moms Create Female Superhero Figurines Which Become Viral Sensations

We live in a world where women have to fight for equal opportunities (sadly, even though this is 2014!) and we are taught by society from a young age that […]

July 3, 2014 ×
“Rejected” Disney Princesses We Wish Had Their Own Movies

“Rejected” Disney Princesses We Wish Had Their Own Movies

Sick of the same old same old when it comes to the Disney Princess mold? While we are slowly starting to see a slight change with the portrayal of female […]

June 24, 2014 ×
Goldieblox Makes History With This Commercial, Proving Pink Princess Culture Is Old

Goldieblox Makes History With This Commercial, Proving Pink Princess Culture Is Old

If you were tuned into the Superbowl this past weekend, you would have witnessed an absolute mind-blowing spectacle. No we aren’t talking about the blunders of Peyton Manning causing the […]

February 5, 2014 ×
Next Installment In The Disney Princess Debate: Plus Size Princess Anyone?

Next Installment In The Disney Princess Debate: Plus Size Princess Anyone?

In case you are wondering what the heck the “Disney Princess Debate” is, it’s a term we have coined for all the attention surrounding the Princess range, and the many […]

February 4, 2014 ×
Disney Princesses As You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Disabled

Disney Princesses As You’ve Never Seen Them Before: Disabled

Sick of seeing those Disney Princesses all perfectly drawn and representing absolutely no one in the real world therefore giving young girls unrealistic expectations of beauty growing up? Yeah, so […]

January 31, 2014 ×
Why Be A Princess When You Can Be An Engineer And Do This…

Why Be A Princess When You Can Be An Engineer And Do This…

There seems to be a huge trend of society, parents, companies and experts wanting to move young girls away from the Disney princess mentality and into something more realistic that […]

November 21, 2013 ×
This School Is Teaching Girls To Be Prodigious, Not A Disney Princess.

This School Is Teaching Girls To Be Prodigious, Not A Disney Princess.

If only more schools worldwide had the same idea! So there’s this rad girls school in Kentucky, USA called Mercy Academy whose mission they say is to empower their female […]

November 20, 2013 ×
Artist Gives Real Female Heroes A “Disney Princess” Makeover

Artist Gives Real Female Heroes A “Disney Princess” Makeover

Are our daughters too obsessed with Disney Princesses? Do these perfectly animated specimens create an unrealistic and unhealthy notion in the minds of young girls? This debate is ongoing, and […]

November 4, 2013 ×