Hey everyone, and welcome to Sydneigh! My name is Elena, I'm an avid pony fan! Feel free to look around at all the merchandise, stalls, grab a free rainbow cupcake and even go have a look at the Season 5 animatics!
I spy a few stray souls! Don’t know why you’re here? Just got swept in with the crowd? Well, this is an appreciation convention for My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Yes, that’s right. I heard that giggle. Before you walk away, calling me crazy, allow me to give you the ‘other’ appreciation of this magical show.
Have you ever noticed that in children’s and teen media, particularly for girls, their femininity is hyper enhanced? All they seem to do is obsess over ‘cute’ boys, and have sleepovers where they constantly giggle and wear nothing but skirts and pigtails? (groan) Or, their girlyness is completely ignored, making them non-stereotypical girls? Remind anyone of Katniss Everdeen?
Too many times, a woman is represen