Peggy Orenstein

Girls Under Pressure: A Story of Sex't Up Kids and "Sesame Street-Walkers"

Lilian Nattel | Posted 05.04.2012 | Canada Living
Lilian Nattel

Teen girls were mortified when photos of themselves in bra and panties or topless were sent all around the classroom. They just were doing what they'd been taught to do by TV, YouTube, magazines, their friends: "be cute," which has become code for "be sexy," which means show your stuff. And then they'd been shamed for it.