Few cultural phenomena have set our standards for the ideal man or woman looks like than Disney. Repeat viewings of The Little Mermaid or Aladdin at a young age show us that women should dainty, small-waisted figures, while men should be broad-shouldered and sharp-jawed.
Elliott Sailors — a former Ford model — has been getting a lot of press recently, ever since she walked into a barber shop and asked for someone to cut off her long hair and give her a boy's haircut.
This morning we received a tip about a piece published Saturday in the Guardian on the death of the tomboy. Writer Stephanie Theobald, a former tomboy herself, wonders what has happened to all the boyish little girls.