Lego Introduces First Female Scientist Figure

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•36 Sep 6, 2013

Lego, which has been accused of marketing their products almost exclusively to boys and playing into gender stereotypes, introduced its first female scientist Minifigure this week, though the ratio of male to female figures in the Lego universe remains roughly 4 to 1. What do you think?

  • “But how will young women deal with the pressure of getting that perfect brick-like body and interconnected head?”

    Calvin Goode –
    Pavement Sealer

  • “Do they include the cosmetics laboratory where she works?”

    Elmer Choi –
    Historical Society Administrator

  • “I’ve got a town full of Lego men who are going to be real happy about that.”

    Casper Faires –
    Botanist