Girl Power and Homosexuality

Recently I realized that our class discussions of Girl Power were nearly devoid of any talk of homosexuality. ¬†While we watched a few movies with lesbian characters or sexual activity between women and a handful of blog posts touched upon lesbianism or sexual orientation, there was very little discussion of how homosexuality (specifically non-heterosexual female…

Frozen and Empowered Women

Fairy tales have never been a good representation of women. It’s always the same story: a young princess is miserable and has to eventually be married to a prince and then she has her ‘happily ever after’. However, Disney seems to be challenging the traditional fairy tale in their new movie: “Frozen” which features two strong female characters who are able to take fate into their own hands.