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Children = ATM

The Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood is taking on Skechers for making a Nickelodeon program that is nothing but an ad for their product. Since the characters have always only been in ads, we believe that the show's broadcast will violate…

Sex Sells in Denver Mall

Sex Sells *Unfortunately we sell jeans. Just walking through a Denver mall and saw this covering a massive store front. Thought you'd be interested. Part of me thinks it's pretty clever the other part just can't believe it's come to this. Tracee…
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Business Coach: Nix Nick

I banned Nickelodeon myself about a month ago. I enjoyed iCarly, but they started playing less nice shows like Victorious, which seemed to be a bunch of mean girl "you're not my friend" banter and I got sick of the attitude of Drake and Josh.…
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Project Girl

Below is an interview of Kelly Parks Snider from Project Girl by Peggy Moss. The image is a sample of art from Kelly Parks Snider titled "Commercial Land." What is Project Girl? Project girl is an organization that I co-founded with…
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Soul Path: Gratuitous Rape

I've noticed a trend in literature in the last few years: gratuitous rape scenes. Specifically gratuitous anal rape combined with demented torture. I find this trend disturbing and I've boycotted the authors. Not a sort of "I hate you…
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10 Reasons Mommy Bloggers Deserve Condescension From The New York Times

<center><a href="http://thegirlrevolution.com/10-reasons-mommy-bloggers-are-broke/"><img title="girl-revolution-button" src="http://thegirlrevolution.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/girl-revolution-button.gif"…

Girl360

Girl360.net has potential to connect girls, ages 9 to 12, to historical women who have made a difference in the world. We're taking a fresh look at what some of the world's fiercest women and girls have done or are doing, discovering the backstories…
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The Drama Effect

A new study has come out pointing to the idea that a television drama is a better way to move teens to action or alter teens' behavior than giving them a news story focused on facts. The study gave students a fact-based news story about teen…
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Avatar is Art, Female Characters Empowering for Women and Girls

Yesterday was one of those rare days when I witnessed a staggering work of genius. Astoundingly, I witnessed two. One of the works of genius is likely to change all media forever. Of course I mean James Cameron's Avatar. It is Epic. In…
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CCFC Guide to Commercial-Free Holidays

Ainsley's Christmas List this year is simply a list of every commercial she saw inside an hour. No joke. If your child's Letter-to-Santa reads like this, download Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhoods' Holiday Guide.