Castles in the Sky

Doors of Perception

Out of all the books that contributed to the declining health of my eyes, there was one that always stood out to me — Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women.”
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No, your childhood is not ruined

Doors of Perception

If I could somehow insert a heavy sigh here, I would, because it amazes me how intolerant we still are — it is 2019 and we can’t seem to accept a Black Ariel without it being controversial.
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Deconstructing Disney

Doors of Perception

I could spout out critiques like “heteronormative standards” and “patriarchal hegemony,” but the foundation of it all is the implied inferiority of Disney’s female characters.
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Shape up or ship out

Doors of Perception

To misquote Jane Austen, “If a truth is universally acknowledged, that a young girl in possession of any kind of media, must be in want of a better body.”
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Welcome to Dreamland?

Doors of Perception

Because I am a basic Broadway bitch and am all about Asian representation in media, “Miss Saigon” had always been on the back of my mind to watch.
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Tongue in Cheeks

Views from the Outside

That in her natural state, she’s a hairy, burly, butch woman! Could it be? A lesbian revealed at last?
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