Author Topic: My Little Pony: Breaking Traditional Gender Roles  (Read 656 times)

JustineGraykin

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My Little Pony: Breaking Traditional Gender Roles
« on: January 25, 2014, 02:47:13 PM »
Part of the huge appeal of "My Little Pony" is the non-traditional gender roles of some of its characters: Applejack as the hard-working daughter who runs the farm; the daredevil bravado of Rainbow Dash; the bookish and nerdy Twilight Sparkle.  This smashing of gender roles has been good for women--but also for men, who have seen it as permission to break their own stereotypical roles as Bronies.