Make Plus-Size Princesses in Disney Movies!
  • Petitioning The Walt Disney Company

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The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Animation Studios

Make Plus-Size Princesses in Disney Movies!

    1. Jewel Moore
    2. Petition by

      Jewel Moore

      Farmville, VA

I'm a Junior in high school named Jewel. I made this petition I know many younger plus-size girls and women who struggle with confidence and need a positivie plus-size character in the media. I want there to be a character for those little girls to look up to. 

Studies show that a child's confidence correlates greatly with how much representation they have in the media. It's extremely difficult to find a positive representation of plus-size females in the media. If Disney could make a plus-size female protagonist who was as bright, amazing, and memorable as their others, it would do a world of good for those plus-size girls out there who are bombarded with images that make them feel ugly for not fitting the skinny standard.

Disney films are highly influential and wide-spread, and they impact the lives of many children, especially girls. It would be revolutionary for Disney to show support to a group of girls who are otherwise horrendously bullied by the media. It would make many young girls feel confident and worthy to see a strong character that looks like them. This move on Disney's part would have an amazing positive ripple effect in people all around the world. 

To:
The Walt Disney Company
The Walt Disney Animation Studios
Make Plus-Size Princesses in Disney Movies!

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 30,000 signatures
    2. Yahoo! article

      Jewel Moore
      Petition Organizer
      Teen Petitions Disney: Give Us a Plus-Size Princess!

      photo: Walt Disney It's no secret that Disney has gotten flak for its blond, white princess archetype, and now a Virginia teen has one more suggestion for the animated film company: Create a plus-size princess.

    3. Reached 2,000 signatures
    4. Huffington Post!

      Jewel Moore
      Petition Organizer

      Hey guys! Yesterday afternoon, an article was written about this petition on the Huffington Post website! :)

    5. Reached 1,500 signatures

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    • Madison O'Deay FREELAND, MI
      • 2 days ago

      Its time for a disney princess that people can actually relate to

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    • Fanni Tóth SOPRON, HUNGARY
      • 3 days ago

      Because everybody need a role-model.

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    • Sarah Chappel TRAVERSE CITY, MI
      • 4 days ago

      Because variety is the spice of life. And tending to this issue is far overdue.

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      • 5 days ago

      Por que igual soy de talla grande y siento que debería cumplir con el estereotipo ideal de la sociedad. Es difícil, ¿saben?

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    • Erica Lautrup FOLSOM, CA
      • 5 days ago

      It teaches young girls there is no wrong way to have a body! There is a lot of skinny representation in Disney films already, and there is a need for plus size representation as well.

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