Bring on the Female Superheroes!
In this passionate, sparkling talk, media studies scholar (and father of a Star Wars-obsessed daughter) Christopher Bell addresses the alarming lack of female superheroes in the toys and products marketed to kids — and what it means for how we teach them about the world. Listen to his TED Talk here.
#wewantleia was created after Disney launched Stars Wars merchandise without any of the female characters. Christopher Bell’s TED Talk explains why.
Christopher Bell;. Media studies scholar