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Change My Life: Vigilante Justice

Right after college I sold everything I owned to buy a plane ticket to Lithuania to teach English at a teacher's college. I met a bunch of other 20-somethings who were there doing similar things - English Club. At a Halloween party, this…
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Glee's Lea Michele, First GQ, Now in Bed With Dove

Last week Lea Michele, the lead actress and head Gleek on the hit television show Glee, was shot in a spread for GQ Magazine in poses intentionally looking like a hyper-sexual little girl. The lollipop, the school girl attire, common props for…

Soul Path: She, Called by God

What happens when a SHE is called by God and it doesn't, at first sight, appear to be producing fruit? She toils and defends, tries to convince and defend. Where are the stories - religious or Biblical - that teach a man to support…
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Law of Attraction and Relationships: Ding & Dash

We crept through the dark of night, hunched over, on tip-toes, pulses racing . . . Shhhhhh! Be quiet they'll hear you. Go up to the door, drop the bag, ding the bell and meet me back at the car. We'll drive away with the doors open…

Life Coach: Glee Got Racy?

Hanging out on Facebook I've seen some racy photos of Glee cast members a little naked in GQ Magazine. I saw it first on Revolution of Real Women and then my good friends at Shaping Youth and Pigtail Pals. The photos were . . . well. You…
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Deconstructing Halloween Dress Up

Yesterday I ran a post, Girls Sexuality Exploited by Culture and I got a little flack. In 2008, I used the same photograph to juxtapose what real girls are wearing for Halloween versus the marketing for Halloween costumes, Empowering Girls…
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Girls Sexuality Exploited by Culture

Have you seen the stories about the Pornification of Halloween with alarming photos of girls who, it is implied, look more like "porn fantasies" than little girls playing dress up? I wrote one of them a few years ago. That was before…
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One-third of Kids' Day - TV & Internet

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children are spending seven hours in front of television or on computers, reports an article on HealthDay News. The study includes television, cell phones, hand-held devices like a DS and…