Tag Archive for Sexualization

Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent

When You Catch Your Kids Watching...

on October 4, 2016 by

3 Ways To React…

Style Trend: Crop Tops Now Show More...

on September 17, 2016 by

I think everyone is trying 2 out-do the next person 2 stand out anyway they can, even if that means starting trends…

Flashback: Study Linking Sexual Behavior...

on September 14, 2016 by

Sexual Media Exposure, Sexual Behavior, and Sexual Violence Victimization in Adolescence

Framing Sexuality For Teens

on July 20, 2016 by

In just a few more than 50 years, our media culture has gone from treating matters of sexuality as a hush-hush topic…

How Porn Is Changing A Generation of...

on April 4, 2016 by

“Porn has terrible effects on what young women believe they are supposed to look like, particularly during sex,” said Leslie Bell

Book: American Girls

on March 4, 2016 by

Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers

Moms Outraged Over Sexy Costumes For...

on October 23, 2015 by

Generally speaking, real life uniformed female police officers do not wear short skirts and low cut shirts

Survey: 1 in 4 College Women Report...

on September 24, 2015 by

A quarter of undergraduate women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college

Why We Need Demanding Young Females

on September 16, 2015 by

By Walt Mueller

Aerie’s “Wholesome Bras For Teens....

on August 21, 2015 by

Aerie’s strategic avoidance of hyper-sexualization appears to be paying off with teen girls as well as their parents

Hailee Steinfeld: Love Myself Music...

on August 17, 2015 by

Her self-love empowerment anthem. #1 most added song at top forty radio in the USA today

Flashback: Taylor Got Clothes For ‘Bad...

on August 11, 2015 by

Taylor Swift Got Clothes For ‘Bad Blood’ From LA Sex Shop

Looks Like Some Kids Are Using Makeup...

on August 6, 2015 by

Applying makeup has shifted from a teenage rite of passage…in a selfie-obsessed culture

Strippers Wanted: ‘Now Auditioning the...

on June 7, 2015 by

Ad Targets Women Fresh Out of High School for Employment

Too Revealing For Prom?

on May 19, 2015 by

Teen, 16, asked to leave dance over specially-designed Kendall Jenner style dress with thigh-high slits

The End Of Sex Sells?

on April 29, 2015 by

Teen retailer to drop shirtless models and turn up the lights

Chrissy Teigen Hates Photoshop apps&...

on April 27, 2015 by

‘We forgot what normal people look like’

Shocking Toll Of Social Media On Girls&...

on April 20, 2015 by

How sexualised images are fuelling rise in anxiety among pupils aged 11 to 13

A Psychiatrist’s Letter To Young...

on February 16, 2015 by

One thing I’ve learned is that young people are utterly confused about love –

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Model...

on February 13, 2015 by

more scandalous pictures in the magazine if you open it up…and I think it’s empowering

Boobs Aren’t News…Get Rid Of...

on January 29, 2015 by

‘We want to see women’s achievements, not their breasts, on the most prominent page of your family newspaper.’

How To Reduce Teen Sexual Activity

on December 1, 2014 by

How to Reduce Teen Sexual Activity

Jonathan McKee

 

A Baptist, a pediatrician, and an executive from Planned Parenthood walked into a bar to…

Bette Midler Criticized Grande’s...

on November 26, 2014 by

Ariana Grande Responds To Bette Midler’s ‘Whore’ Comments

Music,Kids, And Sexuality. . .Thoughts...

on November 21, 2014 by

By Walt Mueller

Disney Princesses: A Little Girl’s...

on November 21, 2014 by

They are about what we cannot be. They are intended to create a lack in us, to show us that we don’t…

Teenage Girls Self-Esteem Plunges

on November 21, 2014 by

How pressures of online life undermine teenage girls’ self-esteem

About All the Leaked Photos

on September 5, 2014 by

More importantly, though, we need to be discussing these things with our kids

Sinéad O’Connor Thinks Today&...

on September 3, 2014 by

Their audience are children and those children are being raised to believe their value is in how pretty they are and how…

What Did Literally Millions Of Teen...

on August 26, 2014 by

Our culture has literally grown numb to the growing sexualization of our girls

The Hip-Hop Double Standard Of Nicki...

on August 2, 2014 by

AllHipHop.com CEO is concerned about how the art will influence young girls, including his daughter

Another Planned Parenthood Caught...

on July 24, 2014 by

Planned Parenthood receives more than$500 million annually from taxpayers, half of the organization’s budget

Miley Cyrus Going Too Far In Trippy,...

on July 10, 2014 by

Miley Cyrus in new drug-filled, explicit video

Beyonce is “selling sex … to teeny...

on June 17, 2014 by

She believes young girls are “too sexually available”..contemporary culture is too sexualized

Med Student Elizabeth Raine Auctioning...

on May 1, 2014 by

Purity culture tells us that sex for women has one purpose..reproduction ..within marriage

NYC Strip Clubs Flooded With College...

on May 1, 2014 by

Some of these girls came out of school with..debt. And this is a way for them to not have this debt

Inside Edition Reporter “Marriage...

on April 28, 2014 by

Share her views on virginity in an effort to help young people cope with the negative media messages

New Backlash Over Liz’s Bikinis...

on April 25, 2014 by

The designs put pressure on parents by attracting young girls to the notion of growing up too fast

Flashback: ‘Inappropriate’...

on April 25, 2014 by

Elizabeth Hurley’s Bikini Line For Young Girls Called ‘Disturbing’ And ‘Inappropriate’

Why Our Daughters Are Having Sex

on April 9, 2014 by

The American Girl: Princess to Promiscuous

‘Nymphomaniac’ Star: 4 Hours Of...

on March 21, 2014 by

So what’s the big fuss? “I think it’s remnants from when the church had much more influence

Duke Porn Star Belle Knox “I am still...

on March 19, 2014 by

She has first year at Duke paid for

Barbie is #Unapologetic and Facing a...

on March 15, 2014 by

Ypulse

Target Missed The Mark With Photoshop...

on March 13, 2014 by

Swimsuit models with chunks of their thighs, buttocks and arms missing appeared on Target’s website

Girl Scouts Urged To End Partnership...

on March 7, 2014 by

Product placement at its worst the Barbie patch would transform these girls into walking advertisements

The Facebook Ads Teens Aren’t...

on February 28, 2014 by

Nude Webcams and Diet Drugs..How can Facebook say we’re going to protect your kids

Flashback: This dad just destroyed...

on February 28, 2014 by

How do you protect and guide your daughters through culture?

Did the Abstinence Movement Actually...

on February 25, 2014 by

What kind of impact might our culture have had on students if there had not been a sexual abstinence movement in

Former Yale IVY League Prof Exposes...

on February 24, 2014 by

For decades, the Sexual Revolution has promoted the guilt-free, do-whatever-feels-right culture

Book: Sex and God at Yale

on February 24, 2014 by

Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad

photo shopping real woman

on February 20, 2014 by

Watch these women’s surprising reactions to seeing themselves photoshopped like supermodels

barbie si swimsuit unapologetic campaign...

on February 13, 2014 by

Feminists have long taken an issue with Barbie – and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit

Miley Cyrus Poses Naked for W Magazine

on February 3, 2014 by

“I Like That I’m Associated With Sexuality”

What Kids Will See at Super Bowl 48

on February 2, 2014 by

Preparing for the “Family” Entertainment

5 Minutes Of What The Media Actually...

on February 2, 2014 by

100% of the images you see of models and celebrities are altered

Kids Can’t Even Watch The Grammys

on January 27, 2014 by

Beyoncé slammed by parents after VERY risqué performance

Disney Star Bella Candie’s ads...

on January 20, 2014 by

“Candie’s isn’t selling clothes, it’s selling sex and teaching young girls to act seductively,”

#StopThighGap

on January 18, 2014 by

Why the Thigh Gap Obsession Needs to Stop Immediately

Searching for Sex Answers

on January 15, 2014 by

Where do these parents think their kids are going to look for answers when they encounter questions?

From the producers of Jersey shore &...

on January 15, 2014 by

How would you fix this? Jesus Duck Tape or Whisky?

Human Trafficking Scandal with 13 Year...

on January 13, 2014 by

Allegations that a 13 year-old runaway was forced to dance as an exotic nude dancer

Protect your students from”Revenge...

on January 13, 2014 by

Victims Of ‘Revenge Porn’ Open Up On Reddit About How It Impacted Their Lives

Kristen Bell: My Daughter Can Watch My...

on January 10, 2014 by

“She can watch whatever she wants,”..”I just think you’re setting yourself up for disaster if you try to keep them little,”

Happy Birthday…Here’s Your...

on January 9, 2014 by

Did this father go a little too far?

What parents need to know about Kik, the...

on December 16, 2013 by

Kik does not have parental controls

82% Of Children Repeat Sexualized lyrics...

on November 8, 2013 by

Parents said pop acts were teaching girls they would be “judged on their looks, not their achievements or personality”

Katy Perry: Christian Roots, Everybody&...

on October 31, 2013 by

NPR Berlin

Lady Gaga gets completely naked on stage

on October 30, 2013 by

Most R-rated performance of all time?

Happy Slutty Halloween

on October 28, 2013 by

Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can dress up like a total slut…..

Hypersexed

on October 28, 2013 by

The new norm in Hollywood?

NYC theater will let teens watch...

on October 27, 2013 by

‘Blue is the Warmest Color’

Selfies The Sexual Rat Race

on September 23, 2013 by

Social media, sexualisation and the selfie generation

Teen Olympia Nelson Takes Stand Against...

on September 23, 2013 by

“You’re being rewarded for showing more of yourself and more of your sexuality.”

Flashback: Olympia Nelson, Naked? On The...

on September 23, 2013 by

The picture my mum took of me..I think nudity can be a part of art

Common Core standards Teaching 4th...

on September 20, 2013 by

Mom: “I try to instill values in my son,”… And now my son wants to know what a pimp is.”

Robin Thicke Finally Opens Up About VMA...

on September 18, 2013 by

“But that was the whole point…it wasn’t sexually charged at all.”

Combating a Culture of Exploitation

on September 14, 2013 by

And it wasn’t until I was 19 that I saw one of these women as a person

Dad Wears Embarrassing Outfit To Teach...

on September 13, 2013 by

My mom told me to change my ‘slutty’ shorts before we went to dinner. I said no. So my dad….

Miley Cyrus Goes Zoolander Naked

on September 12, 2013 by

Most important for young girls to have success in their lives is being as sexy as possible for the man

FYI (if you’re a teenage girl)

on September 4, 2013 by

We hope to raise men with a strong moral compass, and men of integrity don’t linger over pictures of scantily clad high-school…

SCHOOLS INTRODUCE MASTURBATION IN FOURTH...

on August 29, 2013 by

Parents, do you know your elementary school’s masturbation education policy?

Florida High Schools Banning...

on August 28, 2013 by

“And why can they wear it in front of thousands of people at a football field if they can’t wear it on…

Lessons From the 2013 VMAs. . . Disney...

on August 28, 2013 by

Walt Mueller

Did Miley Cyrus’ VMAs Performance...

on August 28, 2013 by

“Robin is pissed,” “She was all over him, much more so than anything that was rehearsed.”

The Culture Behind The VMAs

on August 27, 2013 by

What Millions of Teens Gleaned from MTV’s 2013 VMAs

Whatever Happened to Modesty? MTV VMAs...

on August 27, 2013 by

By Michael Hyatt

Rihanna, One Direction Are Not Impressed...

on August 26, 2013 by

Raise your hand if you feel personally victimized by Miley Cyrus’

What We’ll See at the MTV VMAs Sunday

on August 24, 2013 by

What will young people take away from Sunday night’s show?

Why Barbie’s Not Selling

on August 20, 2013 by

Girls and Body Image

‘Normalizing Teen Sex’: A Critical...

on August 20, 2013 by

Underlying message of “You are not popular without sex” sends a dangerous signal to teens already pounded with sexual pressure

Teens Call Out Blurred Lines

on August 19, 2013 by

Is This What They Call Pop Culture?…”these girls being sexualized”

Lesbian Cheerleader And Lover Defied...

on August 19, 2013 by

Allegedly contacted each other 20,000 times

Update: ABC air a graphic sex ad during...

on August 19, 2013 by

Florida Mom Rebeca Seitz Writes Angry Blog Post After Seeing ‘Softcore Porn’ Ad On Morning TV

Mom Slams steamy ad in during am show

on August 16, 2013 by

Debate over steamy ads on the airwaves

Kate Upton: Yes, I’m Religious And...

on August 8, 2013 by

The whole thing made me realize that I do want with me, at all times

Selena Gomez Wears Impossibly Short...

on July 25, 2013 by

A trend girls are following

TV Exploitative to Teens?

on July 24, 2013 by

Underage girls are more likely to participate in exploitative scenes

The sexual selfie

on July 16, 2013 by

For teenagers, the sexual rat race is no longer the domain of the precocious few

underage Sexual Exploitation

on July 13, 2013 by

Teen Girls Targeted for Sexual Exploitation on TV

Is porn robbing your teen of brain power...

on July 12, 2013 by

by Jennifer A. Leigh, Psy.D