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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Economic Benefits Of The Pill, Plus Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Trailer

FEMINIST FRIDAY: The Economic Benefits Of The Pill, Plus Disney’s ‘Nutcracker’ Trailer

Welcome to another edition of our Feminist Friday column, our weekly space for sharing our fave videos of the moment, videos that add to or encourage a widening definition of […]

Family Life

How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

Many of us are well aware of the impact media has on children in the early stages of their lives. It may seem as if popular animated TV shows and […]

Entertainment

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

New ‘Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny’ Animated Series Features Female Characters At The Center

With the release of the last two Disney/Lucasfilm movies in the ‘Star Wars’ saga featuring some much needed diversity, especially when it comes to lead female characters, it’s easy to […]

Entertainment

Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Is The Success Of ‘Moana’ An Indication Of The Empowering Direction Disney Will Steer Toward?

Although it seems as if the Disney Princess model is what dominates among animated female characters being produced by Disney studios, every now and then they surprise us by launching […]

Entertainment

Actress Rowan Blanchard Says We Have Marriage Equality, What About Gender Equality?

Actress Rowan Blanchard Says We Have Marriage Equality, What About Gender Equality?

In an historic ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that gay marriage is legal in all 50 states. It was a watershed moment in the history of […]

Causes

The New Campaign Where Young Girls Show Disney What A Real Princess Looks Like

The New Campaign Where Young Girls Show Disney What A Real Princess Looks Like

Hands up if you’re sick of seeing the same types of “princess” depictions in media, entertainment and society? Hand up if you think the over-saturation of Disney princesses are damaging […]

Causes, Family Life

Mother Petitions Disney To Create Character With Down Syndrome To Reflect Reality

Mother Petitions Disney To Create Character With Down Syndrome To Reflect Reality

We’ve seen everyday people petition Disney to diversify the animated character representations in their films to reflect and represent what real life people actually look like. There was the petition […]

Celebrities

Selena Gomez: “Let’s Change The Game By Being Kind & Inspiring Each Other”

Selena Gomez: “Let’s Change The Game By Being Kind & Inspiring Each Other”

Popstar and actress Selena Gomez is an awesome young woman. At 21 years old she has been in the public eye since she was 10, and of course has gone […]

Entertainment

Meet Star Wars’ First Female Fighters In The New Disney Animated Series ‘Rebels’

Meet Star Wars’ First Female Fighters In The New Disney Animated Series ‘Rebels’

If you are Star Wars fan, you will know it is hard to find badass female characters in the 17,000 character universe created by George Lucas. Ever since sold Lucasfilm […]

Entertainment

Why Vanessa Hudgens Will Never Be A “Good Girl Gone Bad”

Why Vanessa Hudgens Will Never Be A “Good Girl Gone Bad”

If we’re playing a word association game, what’s the first phrase that comes to mind when we say “Former Disney Star”. You’re thinking “hot mess” right? Well what if we […]

Entertainment, Family Life

Disney Gives Brave’s Tomboy Princess Merida A Controversial Sexy Makeover

Disney Gives Brave’s Tomboy Princess Merida A Controversial Sexy Makeover

If you haven’t yet seen the 2012 Disney/Pixar film ‘Brave’ then please do yourselves a favor and watch it. You don’t need to be into animation or Disney to appreciate […]