Dr. Rebecca Hains

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YMCA pool to mom: Baby girls need to wear swim tops. But, why?

Angela writes that while visiting her local YMCA yesterday on one of the hottest days of the year, staff in the pool area informed her that her one-year-old daughter needed to wear a swim top. “It was fine for the baby boys…

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Thank you, Obama, for affirming toys are for ALL children, despite the stereotypes.

As the father of two girls, President Obama knows there’s no such thing as “girls’ toys” and “boys’ toys”–and his actions while sorting gifts at the US Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots campaign speak volumes.

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Co-opting the Christmas season: Christmas Creep and retailers’ countdown to consumer spending

Countdown to Black Friday

The Countdown to Black Friday is a crassly commercial appropriation of seasonal traditions.

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Are you “part of the problem”? Yes, if you treat social justice as a zero-sum game.


Let’s bring a “win-win” mindset to social justice movements. Remember: improvements on one societal ill often pave the way for improvements on others.

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WATCH: Rebecca Hains discusses THE PRINCESS PROBLEM on Fox News


FOX 25 News explores “The Princess Problem” with Rebecca Hains.

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Op-ed: Media’s choice of photos creates a split-second bias. #Ferguson


In cases like Mike Brown’s, the news media fuel the fires of racism every time they choose an accompanying photograph in which the victim resembles the scary thug police claim he was. Our op-ed in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch explains why.

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Customers: Stop abusing Disney Store clerks. It’s not their fault Frozen merch is sold out.

Disney’s film Frozen was released in theaters five months ago, but merchandise based on the film is still sold out at Disney Stores nationwide. It’s clear that Disney Consumer Products Division had no inkling that Frozen would become the most successful animated movie of…

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