Parenting In a World Full of Gender & Racial Stereotypes

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By Alex Temblador   In June 2015, two third graders, Dexter and Sybilla, wrote an amazing letter to Disney outlining their disappointment with the company’s use of gender and racial stereotypes found in Disney’s theme parks. What makes this even more amazing: the kids recognized the gender and racial stereotypes on their own! Granted, they […]

Disney on Ice: Let’s Celebrate


It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with your favorite Disney […]

Last Weekends of the Month at Skirball Cultural Center


Bring the whole family to the Skirball’s Last Weekends of the Month. These fun-filled Saturdays and Sundays feature special last-weekend-only performances and activities that change every month. Take part in related art activities in the Family Art Studio, too. NOVEMBER 29–30 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Enjoy screenings of animated shorts from the 1940s and […]

Why Frozen is the Best Disney Film Ever Made (And Not to Mention the Gayest)


By Jacob Ladue Frozen, Walt Disney Animation Studios – PG Disney just released their latest animated movie, Frozen, from the same creators as Tangled and despite lackluster marketing that might suggest differently, this movie is not like any of their others. Frozen was released on November 27th and it’s already grossed over 100 million dollars […]

The Ten Best Gay Dad-Friendly Movies for Kids


By Rob Watson One of a child’s first challenges is to understand his or her own world.  For gay dads this presents its own set of issues, since much of the material we use with our kids basically ignores our very existence.  Kids’ programming, books, and toy sets all reflect the Mommy/Daddy standard.    That is […]