Have I sold you on Cyd yet? According to what everyone says and writes on the walls, Anna is a monster of desire, a freak of nature, an aberration. No wonder so many women my age grew up with super warped ideas about sex and body image. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. She visits The Early Show to talk about what she hopes readers take away from her book. So how does this affect girls?
Girls Are Called Sluts If They Sext, Prudes If They Don’t
I just knew I wanted to do something a little different. This is praise or, at the very least, not insulting in the same way words like slut and prude are meant to be. If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar. In an ideal world, they should be able to wear whatever they want, but the parent needs to sit down with them and tell them why wearing very short skirts and high heels can send out the wrong message — and potentially lead to very serious problems. Today, teens still inhabit a culture that says that boys will be boys, and girls will be sluts.
Beyond Slut-Shaming: In Praise of the “Bad Girls” of Young Adult Literature - The Hairpin
Order by newest oldest recommendations. Still, parents too must be careful not to engage in victim-blaming behavior. One reason why girls more often than boys report negative consequences from sexting may be because there is likely a greater risk that girls' nude pictures will be spread online and inside their social networks, he wrote in an email. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Nonetheless, using this kind of language to put women down and shame them into fitting some prehistoric, biblical mold is not acceptable. It becomes easier [for boys] to see someone as a thing, rather than a person.
Camille Herren and Kaylyn Jones. If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar. Another reads, "Students film teen girl having sex with 2 dozen boys in school bathroom. Learn more about Amazon Prime. When writing a book like this I feel like an author should bring us through a while cycle of genesis of the problem, discussion of the current problem as it is, and finally how we can change it. Children and teenagers , Communication , Gender and society , gender differences. Published on April 6,