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Watch: Barbie ad shows boy playing with dolls for first time. Barbie is breaking down gender barriers in a new ad campaign.

Watch: Barbie ad shows boy playing with dolls for first time

Mattel’s iconic doll has been in production since 1959 – but the ad for the latest iteration of the doll this week contained something brand new. The 30-second ad for ‘Moschino Barbie’ – a partnership with the Italian luxury fashion house – hit screens this month. Rather than just featuring girls playing with the newly-styled dolls, the ad makes a small gesture of acceptance by also showing a little boy. The kid declares his Barbie doll to be “so fierce!” , before helping Barbie to answer her own miniature mobile phone. This Is the Gender-Neutral Clothing Our Kids Will Be Wearing in the Future. Courtney Hartman never gave much though to how gendered kid's clothing can be — that is, until she went shopping for her son and came across pajamas with penguins on them.

This Is the Gender-Neutral Clothing Our Kids Will Be Wearing in the Future

A curious thing struck her: There was a pink set and a blue set. The pink outfit featured a penguin with long eyelashes, rosy cheeks and a bow atop its head. The penguin on the blue outfit was chubbier and wore sunglasses and a scarf. The Feminist Coloring Book You’ve Always Dreamt of Is Finally Here. Docu : à 13 ans seulement, elle bouscule les stéréotypes du skate. Photos Of Kabul's Littlest Skaters Totally Shredding.

Afghan women may not be able to ride bikes, but they can skateboard—and these girls could teach Tony Hawk a thing or two.

Photos Of Kabul's Littlest Skaters Totally Shredding

Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson’s compelling new photo series is bringing global attention to Skateistan, a non-profit organization that combines Kabul, skateboarding, and education. The program was founded by Oliver Percovich in 2007 and uses skateboarding as a tool to empower its students, while providing access to education for children from poor or misplaced families. Forty percent of its student body is girls, making it the largest female sporting organization in Afghanistan.

The growing program is non-political and all about good vibes, inclusive of all ethnicities, religions, and social backgrounds, with a focus on girls and street-working children. “Skate Girls of Kabul” gives a face to some of these girls, skateboards in hennaed hands, with the sweat of social change glistening on their brows. She Takes Off A Doll’s Face With Nail Polish Remover. When You See The Result You’ll Want One! - LittleThings.com. When I was a kid, I had a pile of dolls, and I loved each and every one of them.

She Takes Off A Doll’s Face With Nail Polish Remover. When You See The Result You’ll Want One! - LittleThings.com

I gave each of them names, biographies, and stories. I’d even make them tiny meals! We went on adventures together. Artsy boys and smelly girls: free e-book for kids. 4 Reasons Why Gender Neutral Isn’t Always the Answer. Toy buying is often a minefield for feminist parents.

4 Reasons Why Gender Neutral Isn’t Always the Answer

Many parents ask me something along the lines of, “OH NO! My daughter loves [fill in girly, pink, princess toy here]! What do I do?” There is a great deal of fear that having a daughter that loves to play princess or dolls is somehow a failure of feminist parenting (and although I’m focusing on girls in this article, the converse is true for boys). The idea is that in order to teach them the misogyny of the pink aisle, we need to forbid Barbie and her friends. On the contrary, I’m not in favor of “forbidding” toys. The forbidden is even more attractive, and the concept of forbidding something precludes the type of respectful, consensual parenting we’re aiming for. 2013/12/lottie-va-t-elle-mettre-barbie-ko-pour.html. Catalogue de Noël : bravo Super U d'horripiler le Printemps Français et les autres réacs. Catalogue de jouets de Noël des magasins U.

Catalogue de Noël : bravo Super U d'horripiler le Printemps Français et les autres réacs

(Capture d'écran) Cette année, comme l'an passé, les magasins U ont édité un catalogue de Noël en toute égalité, reprenant certaines des photos où petits garçons et petites filles avaient déjà droit en 2012 aux mêmes jouets, sans distinction de sexe, revenant ainsi à une catégorisation qui était employée majoritairement dans les années 1980. 24 Badass Halloween Costumes To Empower Little Girls. Cadeaux de Noël: les supermarchés U proposent un catalogue de jouets au-delà des genres. NOËL - Alors que la rédaction du Huffington Post épluchait les premiers catalogues de Noël pour s'offrir plein de cadeaux, nous sommes tombés sur un os.

Cadeaux de Noël: les supermarchés U proposent un catalogue de jouets au-delà des genres

Ou plutôt une curiosité. Vous pourrez la constater vous-même sur le site des magains U, cette année, le catalogue de Noël Super U renouvelle le genre, dans tous les sens du terme. Photos de petits garçons jouant avec des poupées ou à la dînette, petites filles qui s'amusent avec une grue ou une voiture télécommandée, que s'est-il donc passé cette année, pour que les magasins U innovent? Contactés par Le Huff Post, les magasins U nous ont répondu. Le catalogue, lui, est disponible ici. Demande des clients. Feminism For the Holidays! Toy Catalog Swaps Gender Roles.

‘Tis the season for shopping! Anti-Gender Roles WIN. I was flipping through the recent Sears Toy Shop brochure looking for Christmas present ideas for my niece and was SO happy to see the page below:

Anti-Gender Roles WIN

Do You Notice Anything Different About This Toy Catalog? Because Kids Do. Toys "R" Us officially moved up a few notches in the eyes of progressives by challenging the gender stereotypes that have lined its pages for years.

Do You Notice Anything Different About This Toy Catalog? Because Kids Do.

The Swedish version of the toy store did at least. I definitely like the idea of letting kids choose what they want to identify with instead of having it spelled out for them. Swedish Toy Catalog Aims for Gender Neutral Imagery. Considering that Sweden is consistently rated to have one of the highest levels of gender equality in the world, it makes sense that consumers have been vocal about wanting marketing images of children to align more closely with this national value.

Swedish Toy Catalog Aims for Gender Neutral Imagery

Responding to consumer pressure and complaints to the Swedish Advertising Ombudsman, Top Toy company, which owns more than 280 toys stores in Sweden (including Toys R Us), has made a big effort this year to "reflect the way boys and girls play in real life, and not present a stereotype image of them. " Kids underwear with female superheroes sells out! Sick of going to Target and seeing only princess, Hello Kitty, or Monster High underwear for your daughter? Check out this totally cool female superhero underwear that I saw on A Mighty Girl’s Facebook page: Supergirl: And Batgirl. Toys. Sweden 'Trying To Banish Gender' Through Toy Advertising And Language. Even in 2012, it's a big deal that a young boy dressed up as Spiderman poses with a toy baby carriage in a Swedish catalogue.

It's notable that a girl on another page of the same catalogue rides a play tractor. In a world where major companies frequently make tone-deaf, gender-related missteps -- remember the JC Penney shirt and the petition against Lego's marketing for their "girls'" line called Friends? -- Swedish company Leklust seems to have listened to little Riley Maida, who railed against gender stereotypes back in December. In the catalogue, Leklust is marketing directly against gender stereotypes, Swedish newspaper The Local reports. Bloggers, including Natashja Blomberg, a feminist who flexed her social media muscle as the country's official Twitter "curator," started passing around scans of the pages. As Rothschild explains in Slate, the Swedes are in the midst of an existential argument about the differences (or lack of them) between women and men.