Lady Murders Ken for Sleeping with Barbie in Insane Music Video

Margaret Cho tweeted Oh No Fiasco's new music video earlier today, and it's wonderfully bizarre. I'll give a million dollars* to whoever can explain to me exactly what's happening here. As far as I can tell, the lead singer is sleeping with Ken and then kills him for cheating on her with Barbie? But like, how you… » 7/23/13 10:30pm 7/23/13 10:30pm

Apparently You Weren't the Only One Who Always Suspected Your Ken Dolls Were Gay

Remember the freak out that happened when Mattel released Earring Magic Ken in the 1990's? Dolled up in a purple mesh tee shirt and shiny purple vinyl vest and sporting a single earring that was the jewelry equivalent of a knowing wink, it was clear that Barbie wasn't his girlfriend, she was his girl friend, and that… » 6/14/12 2:20pm 6/14/12 2:20pm

See Barbie And Ken's Dream Wedding Album

"I'm laughing alone looking these photos, so I hope it's the same for people looking at them," says wedding photographer Béatrice de Guigne, "Or I think I'm totally crazy!" We don't think these photos of Barbie and Ken having a stereotypical fantasy wedding are crazy per se, but we can think of some of our friends who… » 9/01/11 4:40pm 9/01/11 4:40pm

Parents Of Transgender Boys Take Different, Provocative Paths

There is a fascinating story up on NPR's website about two little boys who wish they were girls, and the different approaches their parents are taking in dealing with their gender confusion. Basically from birth, both Bradley and Jonah favored girl things. Bradley wanted to be Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz for… » 5/08/08 3:00pm 5/08/08 3:00pm