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How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

How Animated Kids’ Series Have Become An Important Medium For Powerful Social Messages

Many of us are well aware of the impact media has on children in the early stages of their lives. It may seem as if popular animated TV shows and […]

September 5, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker Asks Hollywood “Where Are All The Female Heroes?”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Emmy Award-Winning Filmmaker Asks Hollywood “Where Are All The Female Heroes?”

It’s Feminist Friday, you guys! And since it is a holiday weekend here in the US, we thought we’d take advantage of the Thanksgiving sentiment and express how grateful we […]

November 25, 2016 ×
Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

Children’s Book ‘Made By Raffi’ Explains Why Gender Stereotypes Can Be Harmful For Kids

By Craig Pomeranz I have been thinking a lot lately about how early we force children to conform to adult behavior regarding sex and romance, especially as seen in pop […]

August 12, 2016 ×
Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

Wanna Know What Our Kids See When Confronted With “Sex Sells” Messages? Watch This….

We’ll have a full heaping of objectification with a side of misogyny, thanks! That’s essentially what comes to mind when we view an image like the Dolce & Gabbana advertisement […]

July 28, 2016 ×
These Reading Programs Led By Men Are Inspiring Kids In Communities Around The World

These Reading Programs Led By Men Are Inspiring Kids In Communities Around The World

This is what we like to see! There is a common misconception that the role of an educator or teacher belongs to a woman. When we conjure up images of […]

March 24, 2016 ×
Tommy Hilfiger Launches A Clothing Line For Kids With Disabilities

Tommy Hilfiger Launches A Clothing Line For Kids With Disabilities

Forget everything you know about Tommy Hilfiger, because in our eyes he is no longer going to be known as the designer whose campaigns only feature preppy, white, good-looking college […]

March 3, 2016 ×
The Shocking Video Proving Kids Really Are Affected By The Subtle Messages In Advertising

The Shocking Video Proving Kids Really Are Affected By The Subtle Messages In Advertising

As adults we know how pervasive the messages that certain advertising campaigns carry, for example the Tom Ford fragrance image above. We are constantly bombarded with images of dominant men, […]

August 17, 2015 ×
Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

Interactive App Defying Video Game Stereotypes & Empowering Kids To See Themselves As Heroes

A long long time ago, the world of video games belonged exclusively to men and boys. Today, the gaming world landscape is half occupied by women and girls. With this […]

April 12, 2015 ×
Here’s What The Younger Generation Thinks Of Feminism

Here’s What The Younger Generation Thinks Of Feminism

So lately we’ve seen a few adults, who happen to be celebs, display their clear inability to understand what feminism means and what it stands for. Shailene Woodley told Time […]

June 27, 2014 ×
Female MC Sends A Timely Message About Hip Hop Culture & Party Drugs

Female MC Sends A Timely Message About Hip Hop Culture & Party Drugs

If you are a parent or guardian of a teen girl on the cusp of her 20s, then you are no doubt worried about her future. One of the dangerous […]

January 13, 2014 ×
Child Star Mara Wilson Is Glad She’s Not Famous Like The Olsen Twins

Child Star Mara Wilson Is Glad She’s Not Famous Like The Olsen Twins

Ok you guys, hold the freaking phone, because apparently all this time we have been duped by the media into thinking we must accept ridiculous behavior by child stars awkwardly […]

September 24, 2013 ×
LEGO & Barbie Reveal Their New Line Of Dolls: Smart Girls!

LEGO & Barbie Reveal Their New Line Of Dolls: Smart Girls!

This week, toy company LEGO made a very important step which will affect the lives of young boys and girls forever and how they view the world: they released their […]

September 9, 2013 ×