20 May '11, 11pm

what are your thoughts? Stereotypes abound in Disney prince and princess portrayals.

what are your thoughts? Stereotypes abound in Disney prince and princess portrayals.

In the older movies, the princes were noticeably absent and had few characteristics that could be coded, but those that were showed were stereotypically masculine traits. The male characters in newer movies are progressively more androgynous, displaying many traditionally male and female gender roles, England said. They are much more likely to show traditionally feminine qualities such as emotion and affection, their top two character traits.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/stories/disney-...

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