Sexualization

Miley, This Mom's On Your Side, But You've Gotta Ease Up

Emma Waverman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Living
Emma Waverman

I'm on Miley's side but that doesn't mean I like everything about her. Is Miley Cyrus what third wave feminism looks like? Is choosing to be overtly sexual the same thing as owning your sexuality? To Miley Cyrus it is. I would disagree.

Are We Oversexualizing Breast Cancer?

Amber Rehman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Living
Amber Rehman

October is breast cancer awareness month. Yesterday, my 10-year-old son came up to me and asked: "Mommy, do you remember that commercial we saw about those pink things?" He made his hands in a cup formation and covered his chest like a bra. Is there anyone else out there that has some feminism kicking around to feel objectified by overly sexualization of breast cancer? Are breasts selling cancer awareness just like they sell cars, beer, music, cigarette, shoes, and pretty much everything else. Just in case you think I am a prude, I ask you this: Are men asked to wear speedos to raise awareness for prostate cancer?

The Real Danger of Sexualizing Young Girls

Trina Read | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living
Trina Read

At least once a year media grabs the next "is the sexual morality of our young women in peril?" headline and runs with it. Unfortunately, this results in yet another young generation of women who suffer the burden of carrying a ton of shame about their sexuality for the rest of their lives.

No More Little Girls In Bikinis: Parents, It's Up To You

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada Living

After a summer of controversial photo shoots featuring young girls in lingerie and padded push-up bras, parents may be breathing a sigh of relief as c...