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Family Life

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

Politics & Gamers & Olympic Gymnasts, Oh My! Mattel Pushes Barbie Into Role Model Territory

While many people were getting excited at the thought of an all-female ticket with Hillary Clinton and her speculated Vice Presidential pick in Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as they spent […]

Entertainment

Seriously, What Will It Take For Female Superheroes To Stop Being Excluded From Merchandising?!

Seriously, What Will It Take For Female Superheroes To Stop Being Excluded From Merchandising?!

While superheroes battle fictional enemies in fictional universes, in the real world we are battling a different kind of enemy: the collective push-back and continual exclusion of female superhero from […]

Family Life

Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

Do These Recent Barbie Campaigns Indicate A More Empowering Direction For Mattel?

It’s no secret that we have been fairly critical of Barbie’s presence in young girls’ lives. With the Mattel-produced doll line overwhelmingly dominating the toy market compared to any other […]

Entertainment

One Woman’s Awesome Take On The Barbie BS We’ve Grown Used To

One Woman’s Awesome Take On The Barbie BS We’ve Grown Used To

We all know Barbie is not the best role model for girls, and manufacturer Mattel is starting to see that. Thanks to a plethora of information widely available on the […]

Family Life

Mattel Making More Chemotherapy Barbies For Cancer Patients

Mattel Making More Chemotherapy Barbies For Cancer Patients

There’s nothing like the power of social media or online petitions to create valuable change in society. It actually works! Change.org is a wonderful platform which allows everyday people to […]

Family Life

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

Young Girl Petitions For American Girl To Make A Diabetic Doll Just Like Her

Young Girl Petitions For American Girl To Make A Diabetic Doll Just Like Her

It’s hard enough seeing young children who have to go through a disease or any kind of medical issue. Their youth should be the time of their life they are […]

Family Life, Girl on a Mission

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 […]

Family Life, Fashion & Beauty

Goodbye Unrealistic Barbie, Hello More Appropriate American Girl Doll

Goodbye Unrealistic Barbie, Hello More Appropriate American Girl Doll

Well it was bound to happen, and it couldn’t have come any sooner! There’s no need to continue debating whether Barbie’s unrealistic proportions are harming our youth or presenting unattainable […]

Body Image

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

The End Of The Great Barbie Debate: She Is Not Scientifically Real

It’s been a point of contention ever since the Mattel doll was released upon the world in 1959, created by businesswoman Ruth Handler. The argument being, is this doll realistically […]