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Both Girls and Boys Subject to Excessive (and Limiting) Sexualization

Barbie has been getting a lot of flack for unrealistic body image and extreme sexualization, but the toy industry does not leave the male prototype unscathed.

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Lame Excuse for Barbie’s Warped Body Proportions by Mattell Designer Original Huffington Post article by¬†Elizabeth Claydon below: Barbie’s designer denies creating unrealistic body ideals for children http://i.huffpost.com February 4, 2014 We have heard much about how the unrealistic and disproportionate … Continue reading

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Exposure to Barbie May Influence … all sorts of things! A new study may suggest the immediate influence on young girls’ perception of what they are socially capable of doing as women, from exposure to Barbie. Original Article from Elizabeth … Continue reading

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