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Press and Media

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The Stream, Al Jazeera English 

Newsroom, CNN

Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MSNBC

Featured guest, December 14, 2014: What do toys teach kids about gender roles?​​​​

Featured guest, December 10, 2014: Divides down the toy aisle

Featured guest, December 24 2012: Gender Divides Toy Aisles


NPR's On Point

December 11, 2013

Girls, Boys, Toys — And Gender

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KCRW’s Press Play

December 17, 2014

Toys for Girls, Toys for Boys

WHYY's Radio Times

April 14, 2014

The Pinkification of Toys

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WMC Live with Robin Morgan

June 6, 2016

WPR’s Central Time

December 15, 2014

Are Toys Too Gendered These Days?


CKNW's Mike Eckford Show

December 26, 2014

The Wire (Australia)

November 8, 2013

Campaigners Call for Gender-Neutral Toys

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Print and Online Press Mentions

National Geographic Magazine

January 2017

How Today’s Toys May Be Harming Your Daughter

Washington Post

June 12, 2016

Barbie’s got a new body – and now Mattel is tackling her other big image problem

The Guardian

May 28, 2016

Are gendered toys harming childhood development?

The Economist

July 23, 2016

His and Hers


July 17, 2016

Mattel's cool new Game Developer Barbie was designed by an actual game developer

Toronto Star

June 30, 2016

New active, more diverse dolls coming to Canadian shelves


July 22, 2016

A scientific guide to navigating the world of gendered toys without screwing up your kid

The Atlantic

June 16, 2016

She-Ra and the Fight Against the Token Girl

The Atlantic

May 5, 2016

Will Toys Ever Go Beyond Blue and Pink?

Irish Independent

March 3, 2016

Goodbye Pink Princess and Little Boy Blue


February 9, 2016

Target Takes Another Step Toward Gender Neutrality with Its New “Pillowfort” Line

Live Science

February 5, 2016

Toys Like Me: Why Diversity in Barbie Dolls and Legos Matters


January 26, 2016

“Star Wars” fans, unite: The only way to fight #WheresRey trends is to stop buying the toys

Globe and Mail

January 7, 2016

Toy makers called out for overlooking female characters

Wall Street Journal

December 29, 2015

Lego Builds Stronger Ties to Girls

Washington Post

December 4, 2015

Toy sellers step gingerly into debate over gender-specific labeling

Washington Post

November 11, 2015

Princess Leia is a general now. But why isn’t she in more toy stores?

New York Times Upshot

October 30, 2015

Boys and Girls, Constrained by Toys and Costumes

New York Times

October 27, 2015

Sweeping Away Gender-Specific Toys and Labels

May 23, 2016

The superhero business is for both boys and girls

April 13, 2016

Why Your Kids Need Gender Neutral Toys

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