In honor of International Woman's Day, Mattel announced they're releasing 17 new Barbies in a "Sheroes" line. Fans are petitioning to have the first transgender Barbie included in the line modeled after transgender actress Laverne Cox.
The time has come for the first transgender Barbie doll. Sign the petition to include @Lavernecox in Mattel's new 'Inspiring Women' BARBIE doll line. Sign the Petition https://t.co/y7IszNAOtM via @Change @Mattel— Jason Preston (@OneEyedAndy) March 7, 2018
Laverne responded to the petition on Twitter.
Ah that's sweet. I would love to be a Barbie doll https://t.co/nAXX4w4gPL— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) March 7, 2018
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