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Disney Princess Stereotypes

Why Is Disney Still Making Female Characters With Such Cartoon-ish Bodies?

Quora | Posted 03.11.2014 | Women

When I was little, I especially liked drawing people, kids my own age. But while I drew boys normally, whenever I drew girls (including myself), I gave them hourglass figures with hips and breasts. Since then, I've realized that I internalized a lot assumptions about female body image from the media I consumed, and Disney films in particular.

A Letter to the Imagineers

Jaime Zucker | Posted 03.09.2013 | College
Jaime Zucker

Imagineers, there is no denying that you have a captive audience. But I am willing to bet that if you were to develop a grassroots lobbying, dragon-slaying, Latina, lesbian princess, I would not be the only one waiting in the cold for the theater to open.