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LEGO Friends Comic Goes Viral: An Interview with Illustrator Maritsa Patrinos

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When Patrinos saw the men in a LEGO documentary talk about how to connect with girls, it sounded like they were trying to decipher how to make contact with an alien species. So she made a cartoon about it.

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LISTEN: Rebecca Hains on #NoGenderDecember – News Radio 610 WTVN

I recently chatted with Joel Riley of News Radio 610 in Columbus, Ohio about the “No Gender December” campaign. Here’s our conversation: LISTEN: Joel Riley interviews Rebecca Hains about #NoGenderDecember News Radio 610 WTVN, Columbus, OH TRANSCRIPT: Joel Riley: Let’s spend a…

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VIDEO: Rebecca Hains on #NoGenderDecember, FOX & Friends

Is ending the stereotype-filled gendered marketing of toys really such a bad idea? FOX and I disagree in a lively television debate.

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VIDEO: Meredith Vieira features Rebecca Hains & “The Princess Problem”

Meredith Vieira and Rebecca Hains explore the nature of princess problem and how parents can fight back.

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Does the “War on Pink” need to stop for boys’ sakes? No, and here’s why.

In a recent blog post on Girl w/Pen, professors CJ Pascoe and Tristan Bridges—sociologists whose work focuses on masculinity—make a strange request of their fellow feminist scholars and activists. “Stop the war on pink,” their headline pleads; “let’s take a look…

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Why Representations of Women and Girls Can’t Be Slut-Shamed

Is it slut-shaming to dub Polly Pocket “Polly Prostitute“? No, it isn’t. But many commenters on the internet think otherwise. I’m here to tell you why they’re wrong. About Slut-Shaming  In recent months, the term “slut-shaming” has gone mainstream. In…

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VIDEO: Rebecca Hains discusses “Let Toys Be Toys” on Fox & Friends

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Let’s stop organizing toy aisles by gender. Toys are for everyone!

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