Sunday, December 4, 2016

Push-Up Swimsuit for your 8 year old daughter, epic fail for Abercrombie

March 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Body Image, Media Literacy

Well, let’s face it ladies. We all, ahem, get to that age when we need a “lift.” But the sharp design execs at Abercrombie seem to feel that we need it at about age 8. Yes, you read that right. Abercrombie & Fitch is well known highly for its highly sexualized images of young women, […]

From Barbie to Bieber: The Land of Girls

This guest post provided by Dr. Dana from www.drudallweiner.com The bedroom of a 5th grade girl is filled with signs of idolatry: the altar to Justin Bieber; the anthems of adolescence which pulse through speakers, a story of transition from girl to woman, as narrated by Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez.  Songs […]

Geo Girl: Walmart’s new makeup for girls age 8 to 12

February 8, 2011 by  
Filed under Media Literacy

Walmart is introducing a new line of cosmetics called Geo Girl, specially designed for your daughters age 8 to 12. Before you gasp, and say “how dare they!” consider that this “tween” makeup line hauls in $24M annually with top sellers being lip gloss, eye shadow, and mascara. So where do we go with this […]

Padded bras & pole dancing kits for girls pulled from stores

April 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Body Image

Ahhh crap. Sometimes I hate writing about this stuff. Seriously, when story tips like this come in I just wonder what the hell is going on in this world. Primark, a department store in the UK pulled the padded bra collection for 7 YEAR OLD GIRLS after receiving pressure from various groups including Mumsnet. The […]

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