Tag Archives: pink

Gender essentialist marketing hurts young girls

TweetA really amazing video went viral over the last week featuring a young girl frustrated that all girl’s toys are marketed as pink–going as far as making the connection between companies wanting boys and girls to play with different things. It’s amazing. Along with this, Peggy Orenstein has a must-read op-ed in the NY Times [...]
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The Feministing Five: Peggy Orenstein

TweetPeggy Orenstein is the author of the New York Times bestselling book Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Frontlines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture. Orenstein’s book (her fourth – she also wrote the bestseller Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self Esteem and the Confidence Gap) is an exploration of our cultural fixation on pink and princesses [...]
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