Ladies, you might not have realized it back when you were toddling around in cartoon-character underwear, but fairy tales were originally written to scare you. They were warnings and cautionary tales, and unfortunately, most of them still carried with them the fears and prejudices of an earlier age. Think about it — who’s the heroine? Snow White — pure as the driven snow. Cinderella — obedient doormat. Sleeping Beauty — she’s not even conscious! All beautiful, young virgins passively waiting for a man to come rescue them. And the villains? Evil queens. Evil stepmothers. Wicked witches. Even evil, stepmother, witch-queen hybrids. They’re old and they’re powerful, so they must be evil. Lisa Rockford has turned such cliché symbolism on its head... More >>>