This is a Disney Princess appreciation blog that isn't afraid to analyze or break down disney. We advocate the need for more Princesses of Color (and other characters in general) in Disney films actively if not aggressively. If you can't handle talking about race, this might not be the blog for you. This is a body, queer+ and trans positive blog. All princesses kick ass.

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DISNEY FANS PRO-TIPS:

Do you feel like cosplaying your favorite Disney character? Is this character dark-skinned or differ from your skin color?

Go for it! Your character will be awesome regardless! 

Wait, do you feel like tanning or “coloring” your skin to be more “realistic” to the character?

STOP.

JUST STOP. Nope. Nope. Nope.

You are doing it wrong.

This is called blackface/brownface/yellowface. It is disrespectful and has been used to marginalize and degrade many cultures throughout history. There is never a correct time to do it, there are no free passes and you can’t say you “didn’t mean it that way”. Just don’t do it.

Don’t. 

A good cosplay is not a matter of skin color, it should never be.