Barbie’s Provocative Pink Commentary

Alexis Azria
4 min readAug 1, 2023

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How hard is it to be a woman? To be a mom? And teach our daughters that they can be anything in a society that penalizes us for our gender or our choices?

It’s challenging, and America Ferrara’s speech in Barbie details the societal expectations for women. How they should behave, look, and feel in a certain way so they don’t upset other people.

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Alexis Azria

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