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Disney Princesses

If Disney Princesses Were Older, They'd Be Pretty Damn Awesome

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Fifty Editors | Posted 03.27.2015 | Fifty

Disney princesses tend to be young -- like, below drinking age young. But what types of role models would they be if they were allowed to grow int...

These Hand-Drawn Princesses Redefine Fictional Royalty

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.12.2015 | Teen

Step aside, Disney. Some new princesses are in town, and they’re not looking for their Prince Charming. As part of the #RealPrincess campaign fro...

'Cinderella' Star Lily James Comments On Waist Controversy

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 03.04.2015 | Entertainment

Lily James is defending her "Cinderella" waistline after critics claimed it was altered to look smaller in the upcoming live-action version of the cla...

It's Disney. It's Cinderella. But Is It For kids?

Anastasia Basil | Posted 02.25.2015 | Parents
Anastasia Basil

In the latest trailer for the film, the swoony prince slips his big, strong hand around Cinderella's and draws her close. His eyes burn with purpose, his passion palpable. My husband gets the same look in his eyes when the Thanksgiving turkey is set before him in all of its basted glory.

Disney Princesses Depicted As Acid Attack Survivors Reflect Global Fight Against Atrocity

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 02.24.2015 | Impact

Sometimes art can be an impactful catalyst for change, and that's exactly how Alexsandro Palombo likes it. In his new illustrated series -- launche...

Why Fairy Tales Are Bad For Our Kids

Vanessa Loder | Posted 02.24.2015 | Parents
Vanessa Loder

When we censor our children's stories to exclude the suffering that is inherent in the human condition, we isolate our children. We create an environment that promotes shame and a belief that they are not good enough because they cannot live up to the standards in these stories.

The Princess Whisperers

Gregory G. Allen | Posted 02.18.2015 | Entertainment
Gregory G. Allen

The team behind the Off-Broadway musical Disenchanted! seems to be having the time of their lives. I was lucky to sit down with Dennis T. Giacino (Book, Music, Lyrics) and Fiely A. Matias (Director) to talk about the ride.

This Little Boy Went To Disney World And Proposed To Every Princess In Sight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents

What do you do when you're a 5-year-old boy and your parents take you to Disney World? Start proposing, of course. That's exactly what Parker did ...

Guy Turns Girlfriend Into Disney Princesses For A Sweet Valentine's Day Surprise

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women

Valentine's Day is the perfect time to make your special someone feel like a prince or princess. Literally. Brian Flynn decided to do just that by...

Disney Princesses as Mothers: After Happily Ever After

Mary Katherine Backstrom | Posted 02.10.2015 | Parents
Mary Katherine Backstrom

I'm an adult now. A full-fledged mom. And yesterday, as my son napped and I watched the end of Aladdin (Disney Channel was already on, so sue me)... I had to wonder: What is up with that "happy ending"?

Which Disney Princess Most Embodies Feminist Principles

Quora | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

In this answer I will evaluate the degree of gender treason committed by the following seven women, who so blithely bask in the glory of the patriarchy anointing them with the empty title "princess", thereby condemning innocent little girls worldwide to a life wracked by miserable, insatiable lust for a crown, a ballgown, and a 17-inch waist:

Celebrities Who Are Disney Princesses Come To Life | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment

These stars are essentially living, breathing Disney princesses—but not for the reasons you'd think....

Carolina Moreno

Sorry, Disney's New Princess Elena Probably Doesn't Count As Latina | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.04.2015 | Latino Voices

When news of Disney’s “first Latina princess” hit the Internet on Thursday, Latinos rejoiced. But advocates of a more diverse set of princesses ...

Dear Disney, Please Cast These Undiscovered Teens As Your Next Princess

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.29.2015 | Entertainment

It's only been three months since Disney announced the 2016 release of "Moana," its next animated film, but we're already expecting success of "Frozen...

10 Ways to Make Disney Collector Your Friend

Devorah Blachor | Posted 03.30.2015 | Parents
Devorah Blachor

Hey Guys! If your toddler is like mine, she loves unboxing even more than Sofia the First. Specifically, she loves Disney Collector, that Play-Doh mushing, Magic Clip doll-worshiping enigma wrapped in an immaculate Hello Kitty manicure that is taking YouTube by storm.

Disney Princesses With Realistic Hair Make Us Love Them Even More

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.03.2015 | Style

Portrayals of Disney princesses have long been criticized for perpetuating completely unattainable body standards. When realistic waistlines, busts an...

Quiz: Are You a Princess-Obsessed Toddler?

Devorah Blachor | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents
Devorah Blachor

11. Your favorite holiday is: a. Christmas, because of all the love you feel flowing around you. b. Halloween, because you get to dress up. c. Labor Day, because you identify with the workers. (Wait, what?) d. Wassailia. Look it up, b*tches.

9 Photos Of Disney Princesses Transformed Into Indian Brides

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.16.2015 | Weddings

Belle and Snow White just got some awesome updates. It's thanks in part to Amrit Grewal, a Vancouver-based wedding photographer, who told The Huff...

I'm Not a Disney Princess

Diane Pauley | Posted 02.23.2015 | Women
Diane Pauley

You don't have to sacrifice success for love. I chose love first. But I'm still discovering my worth, finding my voice, piping up and declaring my independence online every day.

What I Want For My Princess-Obsessed Toddler vs. What My Relatives Will Get

Devorah Blachor | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Devorah Blachor

When you have a Princess-obsessed Toddler, Christmas/Hanukkah is a hazardous time. No matter what you tell well-meaning relatives about the kinds of gifts your daughter would like, they know the truth.

Little Girl Becomes Happiest Person On Earth Upon Learning She's At Disneyland

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.10.2014 | Parents

Some go to Disneyland to tell Disney villains what's up, others are just happy to be there. This little girl, named Ali, was in a bit of a grumpy ...

Gaston From 'Beauty And The Beast' Gets Schooled By Little Girl At Disney World

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents

Although it's been 23 years since Belle chose the Beast over Gaston in "Beauty and the Beast," this little girl wants to make it very clear that Belle...

The Messed-Up Lessons We're Surrounded By As Girls

Niyathi Chakrapani | Posted 01.20.2015 | Teen
Niyathi Chakrapani

It may be pretty in pink when we're kids and tweens, but when adolescents start to find changes in their bodies -- some faster than others -- girls may look at themselves in the mirror and compare their bodies to an impossible image.

Here's Something To Keep In Mind If You Want To Date A Disney Princess

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.10.2014 | Comedy

Hey, the Disney princesses probably went on a few dates before the whole "happily ever after" thing. Finding true love is difficult if you don't th...

Disney Princesses With Realistic Waistlines Look Fabulous

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women

What if Disney princesses had realistic waistlines? Well, they would look pretty fab. No doubt about it. Buzzfeed's Loryn Brantz decided to digita...