Editor’s Note: Firsts

First off: a note of thanks. Thanks to the incredible women who give so much to this journal: Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite, Mallory Andrews, Lydia Ogwang, Kathleen Kampeas-Rittenhouse. Thanks to Jovana Jankovic who copy edits our issues, Cathleen Evans who curates our newsletter, and Calina Ellwand and Bianca Huang for their fundraising work. Thanks to our contributors […]

Elena of Avalor and the Fantastical World of Latinx Identity

For princesses of colour, heavy is the head that wears the first Disney crown. The entertainment monolith has famously fumbled in the past when it comes to issues of diversity. For one, the pressures of being the lone figure representing a heterogeneous group are immense. (See the debates around this year’s Moana, the first Polynesian […]