Maleficent and the Irrelevant Phallus
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Taken back to the broader perspective, what the hell is Prince Philip doing in the movie? Or in any movie? What purpose do men serve in a world where they can’t occupy themselves with saving females? This Philip question has finally really let me see the reality of what the “traditional” treatment of females in our art does to men. I finally grasp what a weirdly bleak and frankly horrifying landscape it is for male characters who are just as bound by the “Princess” stereotype as their female counterparts.

Is Merida From Pixar’s Brave The Worst Role Model For Girls Ever?
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  Dear Reader, The answer to the question in the title of my blog post is: No, but she is pretty bad. ┬áLemme set up the question first though. I was thinking about the Disney Princess catalog recently due to an article someone posted on my wall about how Drag … Read More