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These Gay Men Have a Powerful Message For The Women In Their Lives

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.20.2017 | Queer Voices

Let’s give it up for the ladies in our lives. In his new video, comedian and actor Tim Murray, an Outspeak partner, brought together a group of gay ...

American Girl To Make Korean And Hawaiian Dolls, A Huge Win For Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.17.2017 | Parents

When American Girl unveiled its new collection on Tuesday featuring its very first boy doll, the news took the internet by storm. But we think Logan E...

Twitter Thinks American Girl’s New Boy Doll Looks Like A Hipster Who Will Ghost You

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.15.2017 | Comedy

The praise was nice while it lasted, Logan. On Tuesday, the internet was amped when it was reported that the popular doll company, American Girl, was ...

American Girl Will Release Its First Boy Doll And It's Kind Of A Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.14.2017 | Parents

Parents, rejoice! American Girl is finally releasing its first boy doll this year as part of a notably diverse collection. The company is set to relea...

This Little Girl Is Giving Bald American Girl Dolls To Kids With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.13.2017 | Parents

A third grader from Georgia is channeling her love for American Girl dolls into an initiative to bring joy to children with cancer. Nine-year-old Bell...

'Black-ish' Actress Marsai Martin To Star In New Civil Rights Film

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.05.2016 | Black Voices

UPDATE 10/05/2016: Amazon released the trailer to “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story” on Monday. In the trailer, 10-year-old ...

Toddler Receives Special Quadruple Amputee Doll That Looks Like Her

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 08.11.2016 | Parents

Harmonie-Rose Ivy Allen finally has a doll that looks like her. According to ABC News, doctors diagnosed Harmonie with meningitis B when she was 11 mo...

Mom's Touching Note Thanks American Girl For Displaying Bald Dolls

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.01.2016 | Parents

A mom's emotional letter to American Girl underscores the importance of representation in toys. Boston-area mom Meredith Bailey posted a photo and not...

Meet American Girl's New Historic Doll From The Civil Rights Era

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.23.2016 | Parents

In honor of Black History Month, American Girl just debuted their new historic doll, Melody Ellison, an African-American character who grew up in Detr...

Amazon And American Girl Are Teaming Up For Live-Action Specials

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents

Amazon has great news for kids and parents who can't get enough of American Girl. On Feb. 1, Amazon confirmed a multimillion dollar deal with the Matt...

The Awesome Change American Girl Is Making In 2016

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.13.2016 | Parents

American Girl just made an awesome move toward inclusiveness. Starting this year, kids with diabetes are able to give their American Girl dolls diabet...

1 Million Doms Supports Samantha Bee's New Show

Domenick Scudera | Posted 12.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

My name is Dom, and I would like to announce the formation of a new organization, One Million Doms (or 1MD). We are launching a new campaign to support Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

Mom Creates 'American Boy' Doll For Son's 6th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.28.2015 | Parents

When her son requested an "American Boy doll" for his sixth birthday, professional photographer and writer Gina DeMillo Wagner had a creative solution...

Dear American Girl

Shanell Mouland | Posted 10.19.2016 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

This isn't an ask, or a complaint or even a suggestion for the name of the next "Girl of the Year" (although Malala seems nice). It's simply a note to tell you of a lovely lady in New Jersey who has made it her business, and her pleasure, to forward two of your beautiful dolls to my daughters every year.

American Girl Dolls: The Action Movie -- These Dolls Aren't Playing Around

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.06.2015 | Comedy

They're kicking ass and then sewing up the hole in that part of the pants they just kicked! The American Girl Dolls were insanely popular in the la...

6 Classic American Girl Dolls Get Celebrity Doppelgangers | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment

To this day if you grew up in the '90s, you can probably name all six of the original American Girl Dolls. Now, meet their celebrity doppelgangers....

Why I Won't Be Buying an American Girl Doll This Year

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Sprenger

I would have given anything to have intercepted that damn catalog before my over-zealous, eager-to-fit-in second grader got her greedy little hands on it.

5 Feminist Lessons We Learned From American Girl Books

Bustle | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women

Think about it: the American Girls were strong-headed, spirited, courageous, kind, and fought for a more equal world. Feminism, baby.

10 Reasons Being A Kid In The '80s Was The Best

Stephanie Sprenger | Posted 09.19.2014 | Women
Stephanie Sprenger

Despite being somewhat aesthetically unappealing, we children of the '80s had it pretty good.

Is Pearson Education in Serious Financial Trouble?

Alan Singer | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Alan Singer

Pearson has been making a big push to expand its education, digital services, and testing programs in the United States and in Third World countries, but the company may be way over-extended and unable to deliver on its promises.

Where To Travel, Based On Your American Girl Doll

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

It's difficult to recall the days -- before seat-back TVs and onboard Wi-Fi -- when the need for in-flight entertainment was met by one simple doll wi...

10-Year-Old Petitions American Girl For Doll With A Disability

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.29.2013 | Parents

A bright and adorable 10-year-old is petitioning the American Girl brand to name a doll with a disability as its 2015 "Girl of the Year" because "disa...

Conan Has A Boozy Lunch With His American Girl Doll

Posted 12.19.2013 | Comedy

Nothing's more sublime than seeing Conan let loose in a place he has no business visiting. Case in point, his recent trip to the American Girl store,...

PHOTOS: Kate Middleton Is An American Girl Doll Come To Life

Posted 11.13.2013 | Style

Kate Middleton is becoming a style icon in her own right, but we always did get the feeling she reminded us of someone familiar. Today, attending a...

American Girl: How Radical Can a $105 Doll Be?

Molly Rosner | Posted 06.26.2013 | Women
Molly Rosner

American Girls, as spunky and courageous as they might have been in the plots of their books, were hardly radical. Their characters often came from privilege and learned about the "other" -- Native American friend, child laborer -- through some sort of friendly contact.