Post Tagged with: "toys"

Female Empowerment Crowd-Funded Action Figure Line To Be Turned Into A TV Series

Female Empowerment Crowd-Funded Action Figure Line To Be Turned Into A TV Series

You may remember reading about a crowd-funding campaign from a few years ago which looked to raise money to produce a line of action figures created by NYC-based Julie Kerwin […]

January 11, 2018 ×
Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

Sisters Create A Line Of Action Figures, Velara Warriors, Which Combine Femininity & Heroism

By now you know the drill: A major blockbuster movie featuring a range of superheroes or action stars gets released, merchandise sales go through the roof, but toy companies fail […]

September 8, 2016 ×
Rocket-Building, Anime-Loving Yuna Doll Is Set To Disrupt The “Princess” Model

Rocket-Building, Anime-Loving Yuna Doll Is Set To Disrupt The “Princess” Model

If there is a new doll or toy on the market that seeks to empower girls away from the narrow standards of imagination and physical beauty, you can be assured […]

December 16, 2015 ×
Better Than Barbie: The Hillary Clinton Action Figure Campaign Already In Full Swing

Better Than Barbie: The Hillary Clinton Action Figure Campaign Already In Full Swing

Yes Hillary, we’ve been asking ourselves the same thing. How on earth has Barbie managed to dupe us into thinking she is even remotely close to being a real role […]

March 16, 2015 ×
Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

Chicago Mom Launches ‘Go Go Sports Girls’ Series To Battle Stereotypes In Toys

If you are a parent of young children, you are well acquainted with the toy aisle at your favorite shopping mall. If you are the parent of a young girl, […]

February 12, 2015 ×
The Latest Goldieblox Video Teaches Girls To Smash Stereotypes With Their New Doll

The Latest Goldieblox Video Teaches Girls To Smash Stereotypes With Their New Doll

With engineering being one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States, and let’s face it, around the world, what Debbie Sterling has done by creating the engineering-focused Goldieblox […]

December 1, 2014 ×
Goldieblox Creator Debbie Sterling & Her Campaign For Female Engineers

Goldieblox Creator Debbie Sterling & Her Campaign For Female Engineers

If you are looking for a compelling reason why the number of women in STEM (science, tech, engineering and math) industries needs to increase, GoldieBlox creator Debbie Sterling has it […]

November 3, 2014 ×
2 Moms Create Female Superhero Figurines Which Become Viral Sensations

2 Moms Create Female Superhero Figurines Which Become Viral Sensations

We live in a world where women have to fight for equal opportunities (sadly, even though this is 2014!) and we are taught by society from a young age that […]

July 3, 2014 ×
LEGO Releasing A Female STEM Figurine Line For Girls

LEGO Releasing A Female STEM Figurine Line For Girls

A couple of years ago, LEGO launched an ‘ideas’ competition where they asked members of the public to submit their ideas on how to improve the well-loved toy brand. In […]

June 12, 2014 ×
Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

Goldie Blox Teaches Girls Being A Princess Is Hurting Their Career Choices

If you haven’t heard about Goldie Blox, here’s a quick catch up. It is a new toy available for girls created by female engineer Debbie Sterling from Stanford University in […]

April 14, 2014 ×
Mrs Potato Head Inspiring More Girls Toward Careers Than Job-Hopper Barbie

Mrs Potato Head Inspiring More Girls Toward Careers Than Job-Hopper Barbie

Don’t laugh, it’s true! A new study has found young girls are more inspired to take up careers when playing with a female toy like Mrs. Potato Head from the […]

March 13, 2014 ×
Artist Creates Prototype For Realistic Barbie Because “Average Is Beautiful”

Artist Creates Prototype For Realistic Barbie Because “Average Is Beautiful”

In case you missed it, an artist by the name of Nickolay Lamm received a lot of media attention early in 2013 for his scientific illustrations of a Barbie doll’s […]

March 10, 2014 ×
Goldieblox Makes History With This Commercial, Proving Pink Princess Culture Is Old

Goldieblox Makes History With This Commercial, Proving Pink Princess Culture Is Old

If you were tuned into the Superbowl this past weekend, you would have witnessed an absolute mind-blowing spectacle. No we aren’t talking about the blunders of Peyton Manning causing the […]

February 5, 2014 ×
10 Year Old Girl Petitions For A Disabled American Girl Doll

10 Year Old Girl Petitions For A Disabled American Girl Doll

What do you do if you are a young disabled girl and can’t find any toys to play with who look like you? Petition a major toy manufacturer to make […]

January 9, 2014 ×
Why Be A Princess When You Can Be An Engineer And Do This…

Why Be A Princess When You Can Be An Engineer And Do This…

There seems to be a huge trend of society, parents, companies and experts wanting to move young girls away from the Disney princess mentality and into something more realistic that […]

November 21, 2013 ×