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Elemental Action Figures And Barbie With A Bow: See These Empowering Toys For Girls

By Lisa Granshaw Aug 5, 2014

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As for whether Barbie needs an update like his armor sets, Rodda thinks the toy has had great career options lately from a Mars explorer to entrepreneur Barbie.

“To their credit Mattel keeps cranking out new ideas, but for some reason Barbie is still regarded as a fashion-only doll,” he said.

Credit: Jim Rodda/Zheng3

Tags: toys, slideshows, feminism, geek style, egalitarian

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