Topic: brave

Merida Becomes Disney’s First Single Princess, Proving That Even Spinsters Can Sell Merchandise

Merida Becomes Disney's First Single Princess, Proving That Even Spinsters Can Sell Merchandise

Today, several months after Brave premiered in theaters, Disney made the exciting announcement that Merida would become the 11th Disney princess on May 11th. Which is great for the self-esteem of girls with unruly hair everywhere! Also for single ladies who are looking to be named a princess without having to pay for an expensive HeirAndASpareDating.com membership. More »

Dear Entertainment Weekly: Not Wanting To Get Married Doesn’t Make Merida From Brave A Lesbian

Dear Entertainment Weekly: Not Wanting To Get Married Doesn't Make Merida From Brave A Lesbian

This weekend Entertainment Weekly, a publication/website I usually respect, wrote an article titled, “Could the Heroine of Pixar’s Brave be Gay?” In honor of pride weekend. When I saw the title, I hesitantly clicked on it. Maybe, I thought, just maybe I’m about to read a wonderfully satircial essay about lesbian stereotypes and the overanalysis of childrens’ films. But no. Instead of breaking any new ground, it just retread on tired cliches about lesbian behavior.
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Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

My coworker received this letter from a family member that now lives in New York City. I thought the photo and message were very poignant for today. It’s hard to tell in the image, but the picture hanging on the … More »