‘A Princess Is Kind of a Bad Ass’: When Feminist Moms Pick Up the Pen

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Danielle Lindemann modifies some classic Disney fairy tales.

By Lisa Wade

Sometimes there’s nothing to do but take matters into our own hands. A reader who is both a mom and a 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 disempowering messages taught to little girls by capitalist icons:

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This story originally appeared on Sociological Images, a Pacific Standard partner site, as “‘A Princess Is Kind of a Bad Ass’: When Feminist Moms Pick Up the Pen.”

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