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6 LGBTQ+ Dolls You Can Buy & Collect This Pride Season
These dolls are for the girls, the gays, and everyone else!
While many of us dreamed of playing with dolls as kids, and others of us were busy pretending our Barbies were girlfriends, kids nowadays have a lot more options for actually queer dolls they can play with and collect.
Just this year alone, several new LGBTQ+ dolls have been released, making the toy world an even better place for queer people of all ages.
Here are six LGBTQ+ dolls for kids from ages three to 103 to enjoy that you can buy right now!
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1. Laverne Cox's Barbie
In honor of the iconic actress and activist's 50th birthday, Mattel announced a new Laverne Cox Barbie as part of their Tribute Collection. The new trans Barbie was designed in conjunction with Cox, and is available online, in Walmarts, and Targets for $39.99.
2. Sapphic Bratz
This year for Pride, Bratz is releasing the first-ever same-sex pair of dolls from a major toy line! Girlfriends Nevra and Roxxi come together in special Pride packaging and colorful outfits perfectly for a date to march in a Pride Parade together. You can buy the cute couple of dolls at major online retailers for $79.99.
3. American Girl's Kira Bailey
When this American Girl doll was released in 2021, conservatives got their panties in a twist when they found out she had two lesbian aunts. Part of Kira's story is that her late father's family owns an animal sanctuary in Australia, where Kira hopes to work one day, that's run by her two great aunts Mamie and Lynette.
4. Lego's 'Everyone Is Awesome' Set
This set of rainbow lego minifigures is meant to celebrate positivity and kindness in families, communities, and the world. It includes minifigures in all the colors of the Progress Pride flag, including black and brown and the trans flag colors.
5. Funko Pop's DC Pride Robin, Harley Quinn, and Poison Ivy
For Pride this year, Funko Pop is releasing rainbow colored figurines of bisexual icon Harley Quinn, her girlfriend Poison Ivy, and the newly out Robin. You can buy each character separately, or buy the three as a pack. The figures will be available starting June 1. Funko has also donated to the It Gets Better Project in coordination with releasing the dolls.
6. Mattel's Gender Neutral Dolls
Back in 2019 and 2020, Mattel released this new line of gender neutral dolls who come with androgynous bodies, wigs, accessories, and clothes for all kinds of unique gender presentations. While new dolls in the line haven't been released in a few years, you can still buy them at Target.