Posts in category "Lego"

Legos for Girls: Let's Focus the Discussion on the Right Issues

A week ago, I had the pleasure of debating the pros and cons of Legos for Girls on NPR with two intelligent, opinionated women.  Is the new line of Lego Friends, marketed specifically to girls, pandering to girly stereotypes, or is Lego simply responding to market demand, because there is nothing wrong with girly girls... Read more »

Dear Lego, I Have A Girl

Dear Lego, I hear you have created some new Ladyfigs for girls.  The slimmed down, “attractive” Ladyfigs can play in pre-created scenes such as at a café or beach. There is an awesome one called “Olivia’s Inventor’s Workshop,” where Olivia does chemistry, robotics and complex math, but the truth is that the vast majority of... Read more »