Princess is a kind of a bad ass

I am totally ripping of post from here because, well, I like it so much 🙂

Sometimes there’s nothing to do but take matters into our own hands. Danielle Lindemann, a mother and sociologist, decided to do just that. After discovering that one of her daughter’s books required some “subversion,” she decided to do a little editing. Here’s to one way of fighting the dis-empowering messages taught to little girls by capitalist icons:

Lisa Wade, PhD is a professor at Occidental College. She is the author of American Hookup, a book about college sexual culture, and a textbook about gender. You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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5 Comments Add yours

    1. da-AL says:

      me too, Joanne – so much that I’ve just reblogged your reblog, ljubicicamesozderka 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

    2. Princess is an awesome astronaut says:

      And a very late “me too” 🙂

      I remembered this post a couple of weeks ago when I saw an awesome girl astronaut plush doll at the Smithsonian Air and Space museum gift shop.

      Don’t know how to post pictures, so here’s a link to the picture:

      (on her back, she has a “NASA”-branded flight gear backpack)

      I think it’s important to give these kinds of gifts to boys as well as girls.
      We want the girls to not be constrained by traditional gender roles.
      But we also want to prevent the boys from accidentally acquiring gender biases (if all their cool toys are male).

      Liked by 1 person

  1. da-AL says:

    Reblogged this on Happiness Between Tails by da-AL and commented:
    Guest Blog Post: “Princess is Kind of a Bad Ass” link and comment from LJUBICICAMESOZDERKA

    Sure this is a reblog of a reblog — it’s that good!!! …

    Like

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