Her, Hermione & Me | 20 Years of Harry Potter

  “The truth is that you don’t think a girl would have been clever enough!” Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Everybody holds dear to them a character they encountered as a child who they connected with and for millions of people, the Potter generation, that character was Hermione Jean Granger and her creator, … More Her, Hermione & Me | 20 Years of Harry Potter

Disney and Dominance

I consider myself a feminist, and an avid fan of all things Disney (if we choose to ignore Walt Disney’s personal political stance) but sometimes feminism and Disney seem mutually exclusive. Can we consider heroines such as Belle or Ariel to be feminist, or are they an appropriation of patriarchal ideals of women? Is it … More Disney and Dominance