MK Feminist

Throat-punching the patriarchy since 2011

Posts Tagged ‘gendered stereotypes’

The Great LEGO Debate Continued

Here’s a follow-up to The Great LEGO Debate that I wrote about a couple of months ago.  I don’t really have much more to say on it because Anita Sarkeesian says it all for me.  She’s made two SUPER videos about the entire LEGO controversy, delving into the history of the company and how it’s […]

The Amazing Genderless Baby!

I’m just going to come right out and say it.  Just because YOU can’t tell what someone’s gender is doesn’t mean they don’t have one. Today’s topic arises from a somewhat dated news story, but it’s still extremely relevant.  Last May, a Toronto couple were demonized as irresponsible, negligent parents after a story ran in […]

The Great LEGO Debate

As some of you may have noticed, LEGO is receiving a great deal of attention from the media and blogosphere regarding their new ‘Friends’ line, aimed specifically at girls.  Many are expressing disappointment and frustration at the same old gendered stereotyping that has been trotted out by toy companies for generations now.  Others see subversive […]