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Sexist Barbie Book “I Can Be A Computer Engineer” Pulled Off Amazon

Sexist Barbie Book “I Can Be A Computer Engineer” Pulled Off Amazon | Smart Media | Scoop.it
The makers of Barbie seem to apologize A LOT for underestimating young women. This time the Internet's buzzing over a pretty cringe-worthy Barbie book, "I Can..
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...But apparently only with help from the boys... *Headdesk*

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Barbie brings Stardoll to life

Barbie brings Stardoll to life | Smart Media | Scoop.it
Mattel has launched its new Barbie collection inspired by the girls-oriented online fashion and gaming community Stardoll.The Barbie by Stardoll line of collectible dolls marks the dress-up virtual world's first foray into the physical doll space.
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GoldieBlox Hammers Barbie-Style Dolls in This Creepy-Cool Homage to Apple's '1984'

GoldieBlox Hammers Barbie-Style Dolls in This Creepy-Cool Homage to Apple's '1984' | Smart Media | Scoop.it
GoldieBlox is back with a charged ad aimed once again at tackling sexism in children's toys.
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Being old enough to have loved Apple's 1984 spot, I can't help but love this, even if it is a bit - well - heavy-handed.

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