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27 Feminist Disney Moments That Unapologetically Smashed The Patriarchy

Breaking traditional gender norms, one song at a time.

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We recently asked followers of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite feminist Disney moments. Here are the brilliant results.


2. Princess Jasmine rejecting her father's expectations and traditional standards of marriage.

Submitted by Miranda Hermanski, Facebook and Maddi Lewis

5. Princess Merida breaking the tradition of marriage by shooting for her own hand in Brave.

Submitted by Miranda Hermanski, Facebook


13. Maleficent demonstrating that true love's kiss doesn't necessarily have to be between a man and a woman.

Submitted by abbydad123

15. The groundbreaking feminist song number, "Sister Suffragette," from Mary Poppins.

Submitted by Rachael Crawley, Facebook


21. The Beret Girl's fierce rejection of Bradley Uppercrust III's condescending comments in An Extremely Goofy Movie.

Submitted by Rachel Torento, Facebook


Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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