Linda Woolverton

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Linda Woolverton (born December 19, 1952) is a screenwriter, playwright, and novelist. A feminist, many of her works often tried to push the feminist agenda. Notable works of hers include Disney's Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mulan (via additional story material), Maleficent, and the live action Alice in Wonderland movies. She had been hired into Disney by then-Chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg around the time of Beauty and the Beast's development, as he had demanded for a "feminist twist" to the tale.[1] She also has donated to the left-wing group VOICES FOR A SENATE MAJORITY - Democrat Farm Labor in 2008.[2] She also was involved in the creation of the Environmental liberal propaganda documentary piece "Arctic Tale,"[3] and was one of the multitude of leftist women showcased in the left-wing PBS documentary "Makers: Women who Make America."[4] Like most other left-wing feminists, she also tended to lie or at best exaggerate what women went through prior to and during the 1950s and 1960s. This was most evident in 2016 when she claimed that, during the so-called "Princess Culture" of Disney (i.e., between Sleeping Beauty and The Little Mermaid), only men were allowed to go to the library to talk about interesting things, while women and girls supposedly weren't allowed to be thinkers or philosophers and implied they weren't allowed in libraries at all, often being told to be "over here baking and sewing" instead.[5]

Notes and references

  1. http://articles.mcall.com/1991-11-22/features/2825583_1_beast-s-castle-fairy-tale-madame-gabrielle
  2. http://www.campaignmoney.com/political/contributions/linda-woolverton.asp?cycle=08
  3. http://newsbusters.org/blogs/lynn-davidson/2007/07/26/arctic-tale-scripted-not-documentary-tricks-kids-worrying-about-globa
  4. http://deadline.com/2014/01/tca-pbs-orders-more-women-who-make-america-interviews-lena-dunham-sarah-silverman-hillary-clinton-susan-collins-shonda-rhimes-martha-stewart-668598/
  5. http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-linda-woolverton-alice-through-the-looking-glass-20160523-snap-story.html