1 hr 8 min

Queering Barbie The Bi Pod - All Things Bisexual

    • Society & Culture

Hi Barbies! We’re talking about the Barbie movie, which we believe is a film about gender performance. We discuss Barbie as an ace icon, Ken’s compulsory heterosexuality, the homoerotic tension between the Kens, and all things gender. And of course, we beach off.



You can find the American Hysteria episode about Barbie here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0nqy5sz15xeOLhIVGD420r

You can learn more about Kenneth Handler’s work here: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0359582/ 

You can read more about Barbie as ace/aro representation here: https://www.wearequeeraf.com/barbie-is-an-asexual-icon-heres-why-thats-import

If you want the scoop on the Earring Magic Ken situation, here’s a summary: https://money.howstuffworks.com/barbie-earring-magic-ken-gay-icon-1993.htm 



Support us on Patreon and get exclusive access to cool stuff here: https://www.patreon.com/thebipod

Want to be included in future mail bag episodes, or just give us your thoughts? You can leave us a voicemail at (480) Hi Bi Pod (480-442-1763) or email us at hey@thebipod.com

Hi Barbies! We’re talking about the Barbie movie, which we believe is a film about gender performance. We discuss Barbie as an ace icon, Ken’s compulsory heterosexuality, the homoerotic tension between the Kens, and all things gender. And of course, we beach off.



You can find the American Hysteria episode about Barbie here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0nqy5sz15xeOLhIVGD420r

You can learn more about Kenneth Handler’s work here: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0359582/ 

You can read more about Barbie as ace/aro representation here: https://www.wearequeeraf.com/barbie-is-an-asexual-icon-heres-why-thats-import

If you want the scoop on the Earring Magic Ken situation, here’s a summary: https://money.howstuffworks.com/barbie-earring-magic-ken-gay-icon-1993.htm 



Support us on Patreon and get exclusive access to cool stuff here: https://www.patreon.com/thebipod

Want to be included in future mail bag episodes, or just give us your thoughts? You can leave us a voicemail at (480) Hi Bi Pod (480-442-1763) or email us at hey@thebipod.com

1 hr 8 min

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