Posts Tagged: Barbies

America Again


I felt urgently that it was the moment to tell the story of what I’ve learned about American music—or maybe about being an American. ...more

Extensions of the Self


Over at Vela Magazine, Rachel Wilkinson explores the cultural significance of women’s hair:

Feminists have often identified hair grooming as the first lesson in gender socialization. Dolls are perfectly designed to aid girls in learning submission, letting them play-act the labor that will later be expected of them when it comes to appearances.