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Toddler T$&#y Tassle Shirt

Ainsley doesn't think this shirt is inappropriate because it just looks like trees on a shirt, "how is that inappropriate?" She wants to know. Which means I deserve a Gold Parenting Star or a Blue Ribbon of Daughter Raising. This means the…
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The Anti-Shocker

Hollister back to school t-shirts are inappropriate. They have sexualized messages on them. I can't even muster up any fake shock today. Sorry. Am I officially desensitized or just having an off week? Jezebel can at least still muster up…
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Miley @ Teen Choice Awards

When I was 16 years old, I was stark-raving mad boy-crazy. Promiscuous, extremely provocative. My parents, my whole family, were fundamentally religious and I simply could. not. be. contained. I was hyper-sexual. However much my parents, my…
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Bored with Being Incensed

Noah Cyrus, Miley's nine-year-old sister was photographed on a stripper pole with her friends at a night club before the Teen Choice Awards. Read that story on Dlisted. Also in the Dlisted story is a new teen pop group titled The Lolitas.…
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Self-Objectification and Low Self-Esteem

We all know how objectification works, some men see women as an object for their sexual pleasure. But, what happens when girls and women begin to see themselves as an object for men's sexual pleasure? The Association for the American Psychological…

Packaging Girlhood Review

Review written by Leola Dublin Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes should actually be subtitled A Blueprint for Deprogramming Your Daughters. The authors are academics, - developmental psychologists, actually…
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Dear Pres. - Make the Media Stop Sexualizing Kids

Dear Mr. President: As the nation celebrates the first Mother’s and Father’s Days since your inauguration, we appeal to you as a fellow parent to help us protect our children from an onslaught of marketing that undermines good parenting and…

Sex & Violence in Advertising

This story ran last week without photographs (sorry BB Mama). The photographs are imperative to the story, so I'm rerunning it. Visit Black Belt Mama's Blog. I need to first make something very clear. I've never burned a bra (they cost too…