Thursday, October 23, 2014

The viral princess F-Bomb video

Crystal Quintero, Amber Larson, Wisdom Quarterly; ; FEMEN; CodePink
F-Bombs for Feminism

“F-Bomb Princess” video isn’t offensive...
Kids can't utter words and ideas like that!
It's exploitative [and will probably sell lots of tee-shirts]. Yesterday [Oct. 21, 2014], the for-profit T-shirt company [F*ck Hate] released a video called “F-Bombs for Feminism: Potty-Mouthed Princesses Use Bad Word for Good Cause.”
Sextremism to stop patriarchy (
The video features five angry girls, ages 6 to 13, who express outrage at society’s sexist treatment of girls and women while decked out in princess attire. [FEMEN and CODEPINK would be proud...or would they?]

What kids can't say or know, adults can. My Body, My Manifesto (

fuck that sexist shit
I don't know what this means, but it sure makes my dad and his friends laugh when I do it.
The video opens with the girls sweetly cooing, “Pretty!” while posing in their gowns and tiaras. But three seconds later, they switch gears and shout:

“What the f*ck? I’m not some pretty f*ckin’ helpless princess in distress. I’m pretty f*ckin’ powerful and ready for success. So what is more offensive? A little girl saying ‘f*ck,’ or the f*cking unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?”

WARNING: Profanity, adult themes! (FCKH8) F-words backed by Jimmy Dore Show theme
WTF? I luv these grrls!
What does FCKH8 have to say about it? Facing a future where women are still paid 23% less than men for the same work, and where 1 in 5 women are raped or sexually assaulted in gender-based violence, little girls between 6 and 13-years-old dressed as pretty pink princesses drop F-bombs to draw attention to society’s continued sexism. Asking the question, “What’s more offensive? A little girl saying f*ck or the sexist way society treats girls and women” these adorably articulate little ladies in sparkling tiaras turn the “princess in distress” stereotype on its head and contrast the F-word with words and statistics society should find shocking such as “pay inequality” and “rape.” The video also features a 12 year-old boy wearing a pink gown standing up against sexism saying, “When you tell boys not to ‘act like a girl,’ it’s because you think it’s bad to be a girl.”

Societal Sexism
Gallery ImageAs the video progresses, the girls review the ongoing issues of [sexual] inequality, systematic [gender] discrimination, and sexual violence faced by women in the U.S. They pepper these facts with more f-bombs, of course.
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This combination of pretty pink princesses and relentless use of the f-word is potent and clearly calculated to provoke. And provoke it has: For the shock value alone, everybody’s talking about this video. More 99+ comments
(BB) Republicans want credit for women's rights and gender equality movement [which is right in line with their conservative, fundamentalist Christian beliefs, isn't it?], saying that Democrats highjacked issue from them and hogged all the credit.

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