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May 2, 2010

"Glee" is Busting Out All Over

Slate the Butch Pixie:
Disney's popular website Pixie Hollow just welcomed a new fairy to its mystical ranks -- and surprise! It's a boy. Pixie Hollow is an online world where kids can create their own Tinker Bell-styled fairy personas, interact with each other, and play enchanted "talent games." Up until now, kids could only don a pair of virtual wings and flit around Pixie Hollow as female fairies -- but all that's all changed now that Disney has introduced its first fairy-dude to the formerly all-girl world: A boy by the name of Slate. -- Disney 'Tinkers' With Gender in Online Kids' Game

File under: "The Pussification of the American Pixie."

Posted by Vanderleun at May 2, 2010 7:54 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I should have posted my comment at Westsound Modern over here, instead: The New Alpha Pussy is the Beta Male.

Posted by: Jewel at May 2, 2010 2:10 PM

Slate, how apropos in light of the policies favored by the editor of it's namesake website.

Posted by: Mark at May 2, 2010 11:34 PM

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