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How Building My Own Barbie Dreamhouse Taught Me The One Thing I Needed To Know

In 1992 I knew exactly what I wanted: a Barbie Dreamhouse with a working elevator. I wanted that Barbie Dreamhouse more than I wanted anything in the whole world. More than I wanted a pony. More than I wanted jellies (which are sandals made from glitter encased in plastic). More »


The New Game Developer Barbie Is What Little Girls Have Been Waiting For

In a world where gaming and tech are thought of as male arenas, Game Developer Barbie is a sign of the changing times.  More »


This Barbie Look-Alike Got A Drastic Makeunder, And It Would Be Fine If She Didn’t Either

Meet Jade, a 20-year-old woman from Bristol, England, who received breast implants to take her A cups to double Gs, and applied self-tanner and hot pink lipstick daily to mimic Barbie’s signature look. More »


‘SNL’ Created A President Barbie, But They Were A Little Late To The Game

Saturday Night Live created a President Barbie, but they were about 24 years behind. More »


New Dadbod Ken Is Here To Save Boys From Low-Self Esteem

All bodies are good bodies, even if a man is attached to it More »


The Hijab Barbie Instagram Is A Must Follow

In lieu of Mattel’s recent release of a more diverse set of Barbie options, 24-year-old Haneefa Adam has created an Instagram of her own line of Barbie fashions called Hijab Barbie, or for short — Hijarbie. More »


Mattel Just Released The First-Ever Lesbian Barbie

It’s a big few weeks for Barbie! First, Mattel revealed that Barbie would come in four different body shapes and eight skin tones; now, they’ve released what is technically the first lesbian Barbie – in the form of retired champion soccer player Abby Wambach:

Nothing quite like getting yourMore »


Barbie Says Women Can Have Four Body Types Now And Not Just The One

Now women can be any shape and size as long as it is one of these four shapes and sizes! More »


Here Is The Ideal Monday Morning Vine For Fellow Barbie And Weezy Lovers

Weezy knows what Barbie is really making in that kitchen. More »


Barbie’s Limited Edition Zendaya Doll Is Total Perfection

You know who doesn’t have her own Barbie? Giuliana Rancic. More »


Barbie Vlogs, Provides Disconcerting Jaunt Into The Uncanny Valley

We girls can do anything, including scare the living crap out of you. More »


Oh, Thank God, Barbie Can Finally Wear Flats Now

Barbie has been around since 1959, wasp-waisted and pert, teetering on permanently pointed, rubbery toes. Her feet have been her handicap, forced by nature and her creator to wear only heels or walk around on her tippy-toes. But soon, she will experience the freedom to wear whatever shoe she sees fit and walk on flat… More »


Welp, Rick Perry Is Officially Running For President

Vatican commissioners are speaking out against child abusers; allegedly corrupt anti-abortion former governor Rick Perry is officially running for President; Barbie gets to wear flats now; learn about the Frag Dolls video gaming team. More »


These Dolls Are Pushing Barbie Right Out Of Nigeria

The concept of the Western standard of beauty is slowly disintegrating, and in Nigeria, that slow pace is picking up steam, all thanks to a set of dolls.

The Queens of Africa dolls and Naija Princess dolls were created by a Nigerian entrepreneur, Taofick Okoya, after he realized that his three daughters were… More »


“Barbie Blad” Photo Series Shows America’s Favorite Beauty Queen In A Harsher Light

We’ve all heard the criticism that Barbie dolls warp young girls’ beauty ideals, but what if those little girls got to see a Barbie with a less than perfect appearance? Paris photographer Hamid Blad wanted to take a deeper look at Barbie’s beauty (or lack thereof), so he put together his “Barbie Blad” series, which… More »


‘Normal Barbie’ Will Have Cellulite, Stretch Marks And Acne Add-Ons

Not only will “Normal Barbies” have the bodies of an average American woman — their skin will also look something like “normal,” too. An add-on pack will allow kids to give their dolls acne, cellulite, stretch marks and more.

Last year, artists and researcher Nickolay Lamm designed the original “Lammily” dolls, scaled to… More »


Human Ken Says Human Barbie Is His “Arch-Nemesis”

Justin Jedlica, also known as the Human Ken Doll, has a problem with Human Barbie Valeria Lukyanova, who he calls his “arch-nemesis.”

I’m getting a crazy flashback to that time when I was six and made my Barbie kick Ken out of the Dream House.

Jedlica and Lukyanova have met in… More »


Girl Scouts Has Been Asked To End Its Partnership With Barbie And I Kind Of Hope It Does

The Girl Scouts of the USA is under pressure from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for a New American Dream to end its partnership with Barbie, which it began last summer. The organization teamed up with Mattel to offer a Barbie webpage, activity book and uniform patch for Girl Scouts aged 5 to… More »


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