Cross-posted from Queeresque
Just wanted to quickly share this pretty great essay on Princess Culture I just found. It was written in 2006, but seems quite applicable now--I haven\'t heard yet how Tiana compares to the previous Disney Princesses, but I\'m skeptical. Possibly incorrectly skeptical, but who knows.
Anyway, Peggy Orenstein\'s essay is not at all dogmatic, but articulates some worrying points quite well. Oh, and here\'s the commercial to which she was referring: