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Barbie: A Success and Failure for Feminism

“While Barbie is undoubtedly a visually stunning and whimsical watch, it is by no means a feminist masterpiece. The film’s shortcomings are mainly the result of its white feminist agenda, and though it is nowhere near perfect due to its limited perspective, it nonetheless provides an accurate depiction of the woes of womanhood.”

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Getting It Strait is an online journal that publishes works on youth culture and current affairs. We look for a wide variety of English submissions—essays, short stories, poetry, articles, illustrations, just to name a few—anything that presents your perspective for the benefit of society at large. As a collective, we strive to empower voices and connect people beyond geographical “straits” in the pursuit of social justice and creative exploration.