To Be a Real Man from Tamarahco Hen Productions on Vimeo.

"How," begins the presenter, "do toys make a boy a man?" And what are the consequences of the process? Watch and find out.

Key words-Phrases: "Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes" by Sharon Lamb and Lyn Mikel Brown, "Tough Guise: Violence, Media & the Crisis in Masculinity" by Jackson Katz, Star Wars figurines, Barbie (doll), Rika-chan (doll), child play, gender role ideology.

What would a real life Barbie look like? news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/magazine/7920962.stm

Mom Frets Over Her Son's Attachment to Baby Doll
npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16783069 (2:46)

Saving Our Daughters From An Army Of Princesses : NPR
npr.org/2011/02/05/133471639/saving-our-daughters-from-an-army-of-princesses&sc=nl&cc=es-20110214

Little girl on marketing: youtube.com/watch?v=-CU040Hqbas (1 min.)

Lego and gender: youtube.com/watch?v=CrmRxGLn0Bk&sns=fb

(text) Selling Pink:
packaginggirlhood.com/excerpts.html#pink
(f/ Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes,
amazon.com/Packaging-Girlhood-Rescuing-Daughters-Marketers/dp/0312370059/ref%3dsr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1325236382&sr=8-1)

Should the World of Toys Be Gender-Free? (NYT 2011)
nytimes.com/2011/12/30/opinion/does-stripping-gender-from-toys-really-make-sense.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

Marketing to Men (Ms Mag re. color):
msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2012/01/04/marketing-by-masculinizing-the-feminine/

Men do not Equal Sweets from Tamarahco Hen Productions on Vimeo.

According to the presenter, many Japanese men are reluctant to eat sweet food, because of its association with femininity. This reluctance, however, is fast disappearing, and this, the presenter argues, is good for both men and society. Watch and find out why.

Key words-phrases: 'soshokukei danshi' (herbivorous men), 'nikushokukei' joshi' (carnivorous women), Takei Emiko, "Shoko to Gender," Morioka Masahiro, "Soshokukei Danshi no Ren-ai Gaku," Ushikubo Megumi

Makeup and Happiness from Tamarahco Hen Productions on Vimeo.

Why don't the salarymen of Japan do something about their unsightly wrinkles??

Key words-phrases: makeup, self-image, self-acceptance, social pressure, female happiness

Color from Tamarahco Hen Productions on Vimeo.

Claiming pink for himself, the presenter argues that gender associations with color are arbitrary and limiting.

Key words-phrases: color associations, gender, ransel, pink, gay


SUPPLEMENTARY:

Marketing to Men (Ms Mag, re. color clip):
msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2012/01/04/marketing-by-masculinizing-the-feminine/

Little Girl on Marketing:
youtube.com/watch?v=-CU040Hqbas (1 min.)

Lego and gender: youtube.com/watch?v=CrmRxGLn0Bk&sns=fb

(text) Selling Pink:
packaginggirlhood.com/excerpts.html#pink
(f/ Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes,
amazon.com/Packaging-Girlhood-Rescuing-Daughters-Marketers/dp/0312370059/ref%3dsr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1325236382&sr=8-1)

No 'her' or 'him'; preschool fights gender bias
news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110626/ap_on_re_eu/eu_fea_sweden_gender_neutral_tots (text)

J.Crew Ad Stirs Up Controversy with Pink Nail Polish
(6 min. video clip)
moms.today.com/_news/2011/04/12/6458726-jcrew-ad-stirs-up-controversy-with-pink-nail-polish

My Princess Boy
youtube.com/watch?v=tGdx8yPybGI
(10 min. TV clip)

My Princess Boy
npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=132652507
(18 min radio clip)