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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…
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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…

Spark Summit

There is a new organization with seasoned players taking on the sexualization of girls, SPARK Summit. SPARK is organizing a Summit - Spark Summit on Oct 22. SPARK Summit will launch an intergenerational movement to support and stand 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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Respect RX Kits

Statistics from Respect RX: • 1 in every 2 females worldwide has been abused during her lifetime. • 50% of teens in serious relationships say they've gone against their beliefs to please their partner, including going further sexually than…
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Reproductive Coercion in Teens

Newsweek has an article about a phenomenon called Reproductive Coercion. Essentially, the male in the relationship is coercing the female to become pregnant so he can control her forever, through the child. After the baby, he reasons, he'll…
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Man Up And Mean Girl On Pepsi?

Did you know that Pepsi products like Amp Up are the leading cause of death in young men, causing cancer and early onset impotence? Just trying to think up an appropriate response to their foul and disgusting new iPhone App, "Before You Score." The…