Dr. Rebecca Hains

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A Barbie with curves is still all about looks.

Last week, Time reported a significant change for the Barbie brand: Beginning in March, shoppers will be able to choose from three new Barbie body shapes. In addition to the original model, the “Fashionistas” line of Barbies will offer the…

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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

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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