Jeff Brunner put together this analysis of the evolution of the Disney princess. What do you think? Progress?


Sent in by Fiona A.

UPDATE: Commenter Jackie sent in this version for the Disney princes:


NEW (Mar. ’10)! Kristyn G. sent in this entertaining Disney Princess spoof on Cosmo (by Dan O’Brien and Matt Barrs):

For most posts on Disney princesses, look here, here, here, here, and here.  Two other great posts include this rejection letter (“we don’t hire women”) and this post on the original inclusion of black slaves in Fantasia.


Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.