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January 2016

January 1: ‘I’m Not Buying it – Toy Retailers Selling Gender Stereotypes’ (Tasmanian Women’s Health Centre)

April 2016

April 5: ‘Barbie wars: toy industry dismisses link between gendered toys and domestic violence’ (The Examiner, Australia)

April 06: ‘Barbie wars: toy industry dismisses link between gendered toys and domestic violence’ (Sydney Morning Herald, Australia)

April 11: ‘Giving Birth to Gender’ (The Good Men Project, USA)

May 2016

May 31: ‘It’s Not Just the Toy Aisles that Teach Our Children About Gender Stereotypes’ (The Conversation, Australia)

 

December 2015

December 03: ‘No Gender Stereotype December’ Urges Retailers To Rethink Marketing Strategies For Children (The Huffington Post, Australia)

December: No Gender December (AGORA – Japan Airlines member magazine)

July 2015

July 04: Gender-neutral parenting catching on, but not everyone’s convinced (The Australian, The Courier-Mail)

July 03: Not girl toys, not boy toys – just toys (Kidspot)

May 2015

May 12: Tweed mum wants to end gendered toy marketing (ABC North Coast NSW)

March 2015

March 28: Friday talkback: Resisting or embracing young girls’ princess obsession (ABC Radio National – Life Matters)

March 25: Genderless Clothing’s Time Has Come (Care2)

 

January 2015

January 11:  Neutral Territory (Sunday Mail):

NGD Article Courier Mail

December 2014

December 29: No Gender December wraps up (Anti-Princess Mama)

December 12: Australian PM: boys shouldn’t play with girls’ toys (The Telegraph UK)

December 12: ‘The No Gender December Agenda’ (Overland)

December 10: Divides down the toy aisle (Al Jazeera)

December 9: Boy oh boy … it’s just a toy (Blue Mountains Gazette)

December 6: The Michael Medved Show – America’s #1 show on culture and pop culture:

December 6: Relax, Barbie love is never forever (The Sydney Morning Herald)

December 5: ‘Toy war’ debates misunderstand the causes of domestic violence (The Conversation)

December 4: No Gender December, Wednesday Drive 2SER Podcast (Wednesday Drive, 2SER Radio)

December 4: Gendered toys: Larissa Waters responds after image of daughter’s pink dress published (The Guardian – Australia edition)

December 4: Barbie for boys? The gendered tyranny of the toy store  (The Conversation)

December 4: Leave Barbie alone – so we can talk about how kids actually play (The Conversation)

December 4: Larissa Waters’ gendered toys stance made her daughter fair game? No – that’s just scorn and ridicule (The Guardian – Australian edition)

December 4: Razer’s Class Warfare: gender is a social construct, but leave the Barbies alone (Crikey)

December 4: All I want for Christmas….is some context (Women’s Agenda)

December 4: Gendered toys: Larissa Waters responds after image of daughter’s pink dress published  (The Guardian)

December 4: Larissa Waters’ gendered toys stance made her daughter fair game? No – that’s just scorn and ridicule  (The Guardian)

December 4: Did your Xmas presents change your life?  Starts at 14:50 (Triple J)

December 3: Gender blender Greens senator Larissa Waters uses daughter to labour a (dino)sore point (The Courier Mail)

December 2: Toy companies want your kids to have a gender-specific Christmas (The Telegraph UK)

December 2: ‘No Gender December – don’t let old-fashioned stereotypes limit children’s festive fun’ (The Greens Website)

December 2: Do gendered toys impact domestic violence later in life? (The Drum)

December 2: Barbie boycott: Bob Katter hits back at campaign against gender-based toys ahead of Christmas buying frenzy (ABC)

December 2: Australian PM: boys shouldn’t play with girls’ toys (The Telegraph)

December 2: No Gender December: Abbott criticises bid to end gender stereotypes in toys (The Guardian – Australian edition)

December 2: Barbie boycott: Greens senator calls for an end to gendered marketing of children’s toys (9 News)

December 2: Should we be fighting gender inequality in children’s toys? Our prime minister doesn’t think so (Women’s Agenda)

December 2: Christmas shoppers should not buy gender based toys for kids, Greens say (The Daily Telegraph)

December 2: Greens cop it for toy gender campaign (SBS)

December 2: ‘No Gender December’ supported by UN: founder (7 News)

December 2: ‘No Gender December’: Greens Senator calls for end to gender-based toys (The Age)

December 2: Barbie boycott: Bob Katter hits back at campaign against gender-based toys ahead of Christmas buying frenzy (ABC)

December 2: Tony Abbott says campaigners against gendered toys should ‘let boys be boys and girls be girls’ (The Independent)

December 2: Tony Abbott on The Today Show:

 

November 2014

November 30, 2014: Selling gender: Exploiting stereotypes for profit (Aljazeera America)

August 2014

August 26, 2014: Won’t somebody please think of the children? (Honi Soit)

 

June 2014

June 06, 2014: Panorama current affairs (SYN Radio) Listen here:

April 2014

April 23, 2014: The fightback against gendered toys (The Guardian)

December 2013

December 07, 2013: Christmas a good time to toy with gender type-casting (Brisbane Times)

November 2013

November 22, 2013: When the gender divide becomes a child’s plaything (The Age)

November 22, 2013: My Melbourne with Glenn Ridge (MyMp radio)

November 15, 2013: Toys retailer scraps boy-girl categories (The Age)

November 15, 2013: My son likes Barbie. That doesn’t make him a girl (WA Today .com.au)

November 11, 2013: OPINION: Stop making a play on gender (The Courier Mail)

November 08, 2013: Breakfast with Hilary (774 ABC Melbourne)

November 08, 2013: Campaigner Call for Gender-Neutral Toys (The Wire)

November 07, 2013: Whose Toys? (The Sydney Morning Herald)

November 07, 2013: Concerned parent group Play Unlimited launches online campaign to end gender-specific toy marketing (ABC News)

November 07, 2013: Concerned parent group Play Unlimited launches online campaign to end gender-specific toy marketing (Yahoo! 7 News)

November 07, 2013: Girls, Boys & Toys (The Project, Channel Ten)

November 07, 2013: My Melbourne with Glenn Ridge (MyMp radio)

November 07, 2013: Breakfast with Ross & John (3AW Radio)

November 07, 2013: Breakfast with Ian and Mary (4BC Radio) – requires iTunes