"What the Halloween Costume Industry Could Learn from Comic Con" --It is not that the industry can't change. It is that they won't. The ladies I met at New York Comic Con can lead the way.

What the Halloween Costume Industry Could Learn from Comic Con

Pigtail Pals: Redefine Girly!
This weekend while in New York celebrating the Brave Girls Alliance Take Back Media campaign I had the opportunity to visit the New York Comic Con thanks to our friends at the Anti-bullying Coalition who generously invited the BGA to share their booth space. The response from the attendees of Comic Con to the BGA’s message of needing healthier,…Read More
Great news! Walmart has pulled the "Naughty Leopard" costume due to consumer backlash!

Walmart Pulls 'Naughty Leopard' Costume for Kids

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Sep 26, 2013 1:47pm KATU Halloween is still more than one month away but a child’s costume is already brewing controversy. Walmart has pulled its “Naughty Leopard” costume for toddlers after customers complained about the costume’s suggestive name.  The costume itself consisted of a sleeved, knee-length dress with lace and sparkles and a…Read More
How early is too early to sell sex to kids? At Walmart, this Halloween costume is size 3T-4T and is named "Naughty Leopard". Aside from the fact the costume does not look like a leopard, giving cues to young children and families that a person's (even a very tiny person's) sexuality is their most salient quality is both unhealthy and unsafe.…Read More

Walmart Now Offers "Naughty" Costumes For Toddler Girls

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