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All I want for Christmas

Is this tree.

There’s quite a bit of discussion on the Legos for girls I mentioned earlier.

Best bits I’ve seen:

This 1981 ad for Legos. Based on one data point, we’ve come a long way… backward.

And this article by Tansy Rayner Roberts, with my favorite quote on the topic: “Our girls should have toy options other than ‘everything is pink’ and ‘all the characters are boys.'”

You know, like they did in 1981.

One Comment

  1. Laura says:

    I loved this line:

    “a certain 8 year old boy I know … was so annoyed that his enormous Atlantis Lego set came with only one female character that he made her the captain, to make up for it.”