Rereading Shatter Me to Expose the Abuse Romanticism

It must have been over a year ago now that I said I was going to be rereading the Shatter Me series in order to shed some light on the deeply problematic aspects of abuse romanticism that exists within the series. Well, I'd started but eventually lost track due to life and my desire to read books…

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Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame Doesn’t Get Enough Appreciation

And, understandably so, unfortunately. Every time I'm reminded that this film exists, I'm incredibly sad that it so often gets lambasted. And I do get it. In many ways, this film is pushing the line of being appropriate for children. With central themes of religious extremism, unreasonable persecution, sexual assault (and other heinous acts coming…