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New Neil Gaiman book for children features a princess being woken by a kiss from a queen “The Sleeper and the Spindle simply shows that not every princess will be awoken by a prince; this helps children understand different relationships, as well as giving representation to those young people with same-sex parents and can therefore… Read more »
carolrossettidesign This artist has a series of images with encouraging messages for a women facing a wide variety of issues: “It always bothered me the world’s constant attempts to control women’s bodies, behaviors and identities. This control is such a deep part of our culture that we hardly ever realize how cruel it is and… Read more »
The Three Letter Word Driving a Gender Revolution “In the quest for gender equality in the toddler world, no country has gone as far as Sweden. The nurseries that first introduced ‘hen’ still use it, and others have joined them. Several new children’s books feature a gender-neutral protagonist.”
2 grandmas catch burglar, subdue him until police arrive – LancasterOnline: Local News “I just looked at him and said, ‘You dumb son-of-a-bitch. Why don’t you get a job?’ and banged his head against the floor,” Lady A said.
Amazon Warriors’ Names Revealed Amid “Gibberish” on Ancient Greek Vases Names include “Worthy of Armor, “Battle Cry,” “Don’t Fail,” and, um, “Hot Flanks.” #facepalm
No Tiaras Here: Q&A with Jason Porath & the Rejected Princesses that Won’t Grace the Silver Screen | Animation Career Review Rejected Princesses, sparked from a casual conversation at DreamWorks, it’s the brainchild of effects animator Jason Porath who was craving a new artistic challenge. I did an interview! It was pretty swell. You can… Read more »
Hullabaloo Steampunk animated film The greatest animated film you get to help make. 2D-animated steampunk film with female lead, done by Disney vets? Yes please. (via one of my many brethren)