Dr. Rebecca Hains


An Open Letter to Justin Lookadoo

By Jennifer Shewmaker and Dae Sheridan  Dear Mr. Lookadoo, We (along with most of the internet) recently heard about your presentation at Richardson High School.  The students’ outrage shed light on your views of the “dateability” of children and how…

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Disney-Pixar’s Brave: Critiquing the criticisms

I saw Brave the day it debuted in theaters, and I’m glad that Merida is a different kind of princess–one who can be read as a critique of both the trope that princesses are passive and the trend to tell…

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