The creators of Barbie want children to “express themselves freely” with their toys. On Wednesday, Mattel launched Creatable World, the first line of gender-neutral dolls. Featuring various hair styles and skin tones, the dolls are part of a $30 kit that includes different sets of clothing and accessories for customization. “Toys are a reflection of culture and as the world continues to celebrate the positive impact of inclusivity, we felt it was time to […]
8/ The population of young people who identify as genderqueer is growing. A recent study by the Williams Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles, found that 27% of California teens identify as gender-nonconforming
— TIME (@TIME) September 25, 2019
Mattel launches the first gender-inclusive doll kit inviting all kids to play. #CreateableWorld
— ATTN: (@attn) September 25, 2019
So many children and parents never saw themselves represented in toys and dolls, but this new line raises the bar for inclusion thanks to input from parents, physicians, and children themselves. https://t.co/AsZJUizzlb.
— GLAAD (@glaad) September 25, 2019