Articles about 'toys'

New Barbie, same sexism?

Siobhan Ali considers the impact new, ‘inspiring’ ranges of Barbie dolls will realistically have on the women’s movement

Guest Blogger // 18 September 2018

Categories: Blog

A feminist Barbie?

Mattel's new ad shows little girls dreaming big, but their bodies still have to be impossibly small, writes Shoshana Devora

Shoshana Devora // 25 October 2015

Categories: Blog

The first EdFringe 2015 theatre digest

From the experiences of young black women to depression in men via the armed forces and gendered toys, this is the first round-up of theatre reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 from Megan Stodel

Megan Stodel // 14 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

The mother of ambitions

Abigael Watson doesn't want to have children. It seems society finds that a difficult message to digest

Abigael Watson // 16 August 2014

Categories: Blog

Boys will be boys – regardless of their toys

Boys will be boys, goes the well-known idiom. And boy was I reminded when giving birth to one: about how we’d quickly outgrow our one-bed flat, especially with a wild...

Linnea Dunne // 12 September 2013

Categories: Blog

Science toys: just for boys?

Tricia Lowther explores the phenomenon and the effects of gender-targeted toy selling

Guest Blogger // 25 February 2013

Categories: Blog

Weekly round-up and open thread

Time for our weekly round-up of links and an open thread - feel free to add links to stuff we missed!

Laura // 2 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Hamleys campaign: Part 2 – reflections

Part 2 of the guest post by Dr Laura Nelson, about the campaign to remove the gender signage from Hamleys.

Guest Blogger // 24 December 2011

Categories: Blog

Hamleys campaign: Part 1 – what happened

A guest post by Laura Nelson, who campaigned for Hamleys to describe their toy departments by type, not gender.

Guest Blogger // 23 December 2011

Categories: Blog

Reach for the stars, girls.

Philippa talks about women in astronomy, and Marks & Spencer marketing their astronomy toys to boys only, until twitter intervened.

Philippa Willitts // 20 October 2011

Categories: Blog

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