Monthly Archives: May 2011

Newsflash: Dora is no longer an explorer

Contributed by Azania75 Check out this great post explaining why Monologues of Dissent will not be inviting Disney Princess and the new Ballerina Dora to her playdates: http://monologuesofdissent.blogspot.com/2011/04/why-disney-princesses-and-ballerina.html

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Newsflash: Dora is no longer an explorer

Contributed by Azania75 Check out this great post explaining why Monologues of Dissent will not be inviting Disney Princess and the new Ballerina Dora to her playdates: http://monologuesofdissent.blogspot.com/2011/04/why-disney-princesses-and-ballerina.html

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Children’s books that counter the PinkStink

Contributed by Azania75 1. The first set of books explicitly counter the pinkstink. Queen of the Scene by Queen Latifa Nice Little Girls by Elizabeth Levy -This is a 1970s classic feminist book which somehow landed on my bookshelf as

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Children’s books that counter the PinkStink

Contributed by Azania75 1. The first set of books explicitly counter the pinkstink. Queen of the Scene by Queen Latifa Nice Little Girls by Elizabeth Levy -This is a 1970s classic feminist book which somehow landed on my bookshelf as

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The Alterna-Fairy Tales — Does pro-girl always = anti-boy?

“I guess Knuffle Bunny Too won’t do. Nor, apparently, will the stacks of revisionist, modern-day princess books I had checked out of the library. Anyway, most of them seem to equate “pro-girl” with “anti-boy”, which does not strike me as

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The Alterna-Fairy Tales — Does pro-girl always = anti-boy?

“I guess Knuffle Bunny Too won’t do. Nor, apparently, will the stacks of revisionist, modern-day princess books I had checked out of the library. Anyway, most of them seem to equate “pro-girl” with “anti-boy”, which does not strike me as

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