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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘feminist’

“Normal Barbie” Project Set to Hit Shelves

Since 1959, Barbie has been one of the most successful toys in the United States, making her way into the homes of young girls for generations. Those 55 years have not gone without its fair bit of controversy, however. Much fuss has been made over the years regarding multiple aspects of Barbie’s lifestyle, namely her choices of profession, wardrobe, and …

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Adrienne Rich: Feminist Poet Dies At 82

Revered poet Adrienne Rich passed away on Tuesday from complications with rheumatoid arthritis. She was 82 years old. Rich was born to a family of means in 1929; her father was a respected pathologist and professor at Johns Hopkins University, her mother a former concert pianist. Her father had very specific ideas about what he wanted for his daughter; she …

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