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Nancy Hogshead-Makar
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Nancy Hogshead-Makar is a civil rights attorney. As the author of Equal Play; Title IX and Social Change, she is one of the foremost exponents for gender equity in education and within the Olympic movement. She advocates for access and equality in sports participation, treatment and scholarships, and addresses sexual harassment, sexual abuse and assault, employment and pregnancy discrimination, and legal enforcement under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. She is an Olympic swimmer, winning three gold medals and a silver at the 1984 Olympic Games.

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Mattel Uses Barbie to Titillate Adult Male Sports Fans

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 2:46 PM

In the past, Mattel has downplayed Barbie's sex appeal, by marketing her to young girls as a politician, a physician, an ambassador for world peace, a veterinarian, an astronaut and a computer programmer, among other career-empowered roles. Indeed, Barbie has made her way into our family as one of her...

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