Sexualisation

Even in 2014, White and Fragile Is Still 'Beautiful' and Ethnic and Sexy Is Still 'Vulgar'

Ellie Holland | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ellie Holland

Unless you've been living in a cave over the past few days, you may have come across Kim Kardashian's bum "breaking the internet". Predictably, the public's reaction, for the most part, was of shock and not awe. Why would it be? This is Kim Kardashian. She's 'known' for being cheap. Tacky. Tasteless. Plus, she's ethnic and she has got a huge ass.

Are There Really Any Role Models for Our Girls?

Sharmeen Ziauddin | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sharmeen Ziauddin

In a bid for attention, female celebrities from Beyonce to Miley Cyrus have taken the feminist movement backwards by years. By wearing next to nothing in their music videos they are sending the wrong message to young girls and boys.

Twerking at Work: Images of Women in Society

B.J. Epstein | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
B.J. Epstein

It's not just about the twerking. It's about working, and it's about living. In a strange way, many women have to metaphorically twerk at work and in their private lives, and it's time for this to stop.

In Her New Video 'Wrecking Ball', Miley Cyrus Shows More Than Twerking

Marcela Kunova | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Marcela Kunova

The problem with the Cyrus's new clip is not its risqué visual; former Hannah Montana is hardly the first tween star trying to reinvent herself by gambling on her sexuality. The trouble is that the video directed by the "edgy" fashion photographer Terry Richardson displays a women totally stripped of her own passions and desires, and converts Cyrus to wank material.

Why I Am a Feminist

Jilly Luke | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Jilly Luke

To me, feminism is the belief that all human beings are created equal and that women are human beings. Anyone who signs up to this principle, realises that it is not currently in play and thinks there's something not right about that can count themselves a feminist.

Not keeping Quiet

Lisa Clarke | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Clarke

No More Page 3 has never asked for parliamentary time or legislation, it does not affiliate itself to a particular party, it enjoys the support to those with the common sense and insight to realise the time has come for change.

Eight Year Olds Exchanging Sexual Images Can Never Be Acceptable

Shohana Khan | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shohana Khan

Although everyone understands such activities are unhealthy for children, they are not only difficult to monitor, but near impossible to stop as they happen when children switch on their laptops, play with their phones.

Let's Talk About Sext

Rosa Doherty | Posted 23.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rosa Doherty

David Cameron's new advisor on childhood, Claire Perry MP, says parents should take clearer responsibility for seeing what their children are saying on Facebook and texting on mobile phone, but i'm not sure spying is the answer.

The Verbal Sexualisation of an 11-Year-Old

Amy Packham | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

The NSPCC did a qualitative study of children in the phenomenon of verbal sexualisation through 'sexting', a form of communication that adults have little control over. Kids are receiving their first phones at younger ages, giving them a sense of privacy at around 10 or 11.

The Pressure for Young Girls to Be 'Sexy' Is Only Getting Worse

Kiran Kaur | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Kiran Kaur

We are constantly bombarded with messages in society that suggest, either directly or indirectly, that 'young' and 'sexy' go hand in hand. The new Kingsmill advert is a good example and it's already stirred up some controversy.

School Becomes Latest To Ban 'Inappropriate' Skirts From Uniform

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school is looking forward to a skirt-free future after banning pupils from wearing the "inappropriate" clothing. Haute Vallee School in St Helier...

Hot, Ready, Legal? Did We Really Count Down the Days Until We Could Sleep With Justin Bieber?

The Guyliner | Posted 19.09.2012 | Home
The Guyliner

The anticipation at Bieber's balls finally becoming legitimate fantasy territory is nothing new. Kisses from child stars are usually the dream sequence of only fellow children, but that's never been enough for the world of showbiz; adults have long wanted to get into the act of crushing on super-talented underage celebrities.

In a World Where Anything Goes

Pippa Smith | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Smith

Do we really live in a world where anything goes? According to the BBC's Cherry Healey, we do. In a recent programme, 'How to Get a Life' on BBC One, she repeated this statement more than once.

Sexualisation of Children - Protecting Innocence Online

Pippa Smith | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Tech
Pippa Smith

At long last there is a reality check going on about the dangers children face on the internet from pornography.

Parents becoming complicit in the sexualisation of children

Shaista Gohir | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK
Shaista Gohir

Last week, four-year-old Maddy Jackson appeared on the US reality show 'Toddlers and Tiaras' wearing a padded bra. Her mother also gave her a padded ...