Barbie’s commercialized inclusivity

By: Emily Linginfelter ~Staff Columnist~ This past week brought a new wave of media content and advertisements that focus on the recurring topic of beauty inclusion. The New York advertising agency Badger & Winter produced the viral #WomenNotObjects campaign and promised never to sexually objectify women in their content again. In the same breath, Mattel — an international toy manufacturing company — announced a new product line of “body relatable” Barbie dolls designed with four body types, seven skin tones, 22 eye colors and 24 hair textures. I applaud the media for taking the risks to change business practices in … Continue reading Barbie’s commercialized inclusivity