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Feminized Collectible

Action figures are no longer treated as boy-centric toys

Implications - Action figures are often seen as more serious, less feminine versions of toys that are not to be played with, but collected. As gender stereotypes change, however, so to does the action figure and all it represents. Femalecentric collectibles are battling their men-specific predecessors signifying a shift in how little (and big) girls play.
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6 Featured, 46 Examples:
144,174 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jun 14 — Feb 16
Trending:
Mild
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Featured Examples

Inspiring Engineer Dolls
Inspiring Engineer Dolls
The Goldie Action Figure Doll Promotes Innovation and Creativity
With so many of its toys designed to be dynamic, GoldieBox has finally introduced an action figure doll that can keep up with whatever a creative young mind can create. Goldie is a doll that’... MORE
Motorcycling Superheroine Toys
Motorcycling Superheroine Toys
This DC Superhero Action Figure is the 'Deluxe Batgirl of Burnside'
At the 2016 Toy Fair in New York, DC unveiled many new superhero action figures, including the Deluxe Batgirl of Burnside. This particular version of Batgirl is based on the Barbara Gordon as... MORE
Heroic Female Action Figures
Heroic Female Action Figures
The 'DC Super Hero Girls' were Collaboratively Created by DC & Target
In a collaborative effort between superstore Target and DC Comics, these female-honoring actions figures called the ‘DC Super Hero Girls’ are set to be launched. The idea behind these... MORE
Positive Female Action Figures
Positive Female Action Figures
IAmElemental Action Figures Boast Strong Quads Not Big Breasts
The toy industry is sorely lacking in action figures that appeal to little girls; enter the IAmElemental Action Figures. With a focus on strong quads rather than big breasts, it sends a positive... MORE
Superheroine Toy Sets
Superheroine Toy Sets
The 'Girls Night Out 5-Pack' Features DC Superheroines and Villainesses
In order to celebrate some of the most iconic DC superheroines and villainesses, DC launched the ‘Girls Night Out 5-Pack’ at the New York Toy Fair. The comic characters come from the DC... MORE
play_circle_filled Female Action Hero Ads
Female Action Hero Ads
This Ad Features GoldieBlox Female Dolls as Iconic Male Protagonists
This ad from GoldieBlox uses female action hero dolls to address gender equality issues within Hollywood. The ad shows iconic male roles being portrayed by female dolls. The commercial begins with... MORE

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