Feminism, Pop-Culture | Posted by Julie Z on 09/1/2009

“Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney Films”

 

Here are a few videos I found about sexism and racism in Disney films. 

 

I do want to acknowledge that YESSSS a lot of these movies were made a “long time ago.” Y’know like a couple of decades. But it’s really depressing to me that I grew up with these movies. Kids are still growing up with these movies. 

Now looking back on them I have no idea how all this stuff got past me. I mean, sure, I was little, but it’s not exactly subtle. And okay, these movies are made for kids, and are therefore more “simplistic” than films made for an adult audience. But why does simplicity have to mean relying on stereotypes used by people who think simply? I think kids can handle equality in their …

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