Princess Diana Royal Rebel Feminism by Naz Smyth

The classic, storybook princess embodies poise, dignity, and a large, billowing dress, Said Naz Smyth. She is constantly on the lookout for a prince to sweep her off her feet, so she may stay at his side forever as a loyal, domesticated wife. Princesses, for so long, have been nothing but an idea of beauty and grace, a hollow shell representing patriarchy and the “ideal woman”. Since the rise of feminism, moms have looked down on their daughters when they act like “princesses”, steering them away from the prissy stereotype and directing them toward more gender-neutral interests. Princess Diana by Naz Smyth However, some see the idolization of princesses as a source of feminist inspiration (National Post,) No longer do some feminist moms [...]