Posts tagged "little girls"

“Normal-Sized Barbie” Could Be Coming To A Kid Near You

How awesome would it be if we could hand a kid a doll that didn’t have absurdly unrealistic proportions like Barbie does?

You may remember last year’s 3D…

Claire Hannum | March 6, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Disney Isn’t “Brave” Enough To Leave Princess Merida As Is

When Disney’s “Brave” came out last year, I was thrilled. So excited, in fact, that I went to see the movie at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, complete…

Sarah Gray | May 8, 2013 - 10:40 am

Barbie Now Has Her Own Construction Site

When I was a little girl, playing LEGOs with my little brother was far from appealing. Not only did I have no interest in hanging out with him anyway, but…

Daley Quinn | December 6, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Little Boy Learns He Can’t Be A Princess For Halloween

I have a love-hate relationship with “What Would You Do?”, the so-called ‘reality’ show that hires actors to enact controversial situations in public to gauge the response of random people.

Jessica Wakeman | October 24, 2012 - 9:20 am

The Soapbox: Why Choosing Your Baby’s Sex Is Gambling On Gender Stereotypes

There are many in Western society that seem to band together anytime the subject of sex-selective abortion in foreign countries comes up. It’s a tricky topic, especially for those of…

Avital Norman Nathman | September 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: Of Little Girls And LEGOs

You can’t walk through my home barefoot without stepping on a colorful, sharp piece of plastic at least once. Yes, we are one of the families that helps ensure that…

Avital Norman Nathman | September 7, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Harrod’s In London Debuts Gender Neutral Toy Store

Harrod’s, the famous department store in London, has finally debuted their gender-neutral toy store in which toys are grouped by theme, rather than “boys” and “girls.” The toy store…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Little Girls & Their Pink Things Make For A Fascinating Photo Project

As if you needed further proof that toy companies are ruthless when it comes to marketing “girls” and “boys” toys in the basest way possible: “The Pink & blue…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Afghan Woman Reportedly Killed For Bearing Baby Girl

Today in News That Makes You Want To Crawl Back Under The Covers: police in Afghanistan say a woman was reportedly strangled to death by her husband because she gave…

Jessica Wakeman | January 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Evening Quickies: Kmart Sold Girls’ Panties That Said “I Love Rich Boys”

I can’t, Kmart in Australia. I just can’t. Why the heck were you selling girls’ underwear with the slogan “I Love Rich Boys” written on them? The panties that…

Jessica Wakeman | November 23, 2011 - 4:45 pm

If Your Little Girl Wears Crotchless Thongs, You Are A Bad Parent

If I ever have a daughter, I know what she’s getting for her seventh birthday: a crotchless thong, of course! No, but seriously, a Colorado woman was shopping with her…

Rachel Krause | November 15, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Boys Getting Their Own “American Girl” Series, Sort Of

Stop brushing Molly’s hair, girls: there’s a new series in town. Valerie Tripp, who first released the American Girl series in 1986, is finally releasing a counterpart called American Boys…

Stefanie Blejec | November 3, 2011 - 1:40 pm

How To Teach Boys To Be Feminists

Recently, I wrote a blog post about teaching our girls to be feminists. But I also think boys should be taught what it is to be a feminist. A couple…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 25, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Kill Me Now, Please: JC Penney’s “I’m Too Pretty To Do Homework” T-Shirt For Girls — UPDATE

UPDATE: The Frisky has received an email from JCPenney’s corporate communications department regarding this tee shirt. You can view the email after the jump.

“I’m too pretty to do…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 11:40 am

Butt-Toning Skechers Shape Up Sneakers Miiiiight Not Be Appropriate For Little Girls

We’ve all seen Kim Kardashian’s softcore porn for Skechers’ Shape Ups, the sneakers which claim to tone your ass (despite the health and fitness community calling BS on that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Does A Nine-Year-Old Need A Padded Bra?

Oh, Abercrombie and Fitch. We never took the preppy clothing company as the arbiter of good taste and class, but we think they’ve perhaps gone way over the line by…

Julie Gerstein | March 25, 2011 - 4:20 pm

The Breast Milk Baby Teaches Little Girls To Breastfeed Just Like Mommy

A little girl may have only stopped nursing a few years ago herself, but that’s no reason she can’t play mama to a Breast Milk Baby, right? The $89 doll…

Jessica Wakeman | March 23, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Dr. Phil Tells Mom To Not Let Son Play With Barbies

Dr. Phil doesn’t want your son to be “confused” — especially if “confused” means “gay.” Not that one of America’s most prominent psychological experts (thanks a lot, Oprah) comes right…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2011 - 1:40 pm