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She Ain’t No Lady: Disney’s Subversive Villainesses

Contributors on this site have discussed the concept of Otherness, of feeling like an outsider, at length. To put it simply, women of color haven’t always had characters in whom we could see ourselves, or aspire to, within mainstream media. … Continue reading

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Redheads Have I Loved: An Ode

My fascination with redheads, while not as powerful as that special bond between the British and Prince Harry, has been around since childhood. There is just something about lustrous red hair – kissed by fire! Instead of waxing creepily about … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Theodor Seuss Geisel March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991  On this special day, I wrote a poem to remember the great Dr. Seuss. – Alice Marie I do not know what I would do If I hadn’t grown up reading … Continue reading

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