Is Target creating a generation of young "sl-ts"? Or are children too busy learning how to spell to understand the more complex symbolism of raiment?
You can’t have it both ways -- if you want people to be feminists, and engage in active political protest, you can’t then police the way they choose to do it, writes Karen Pickering.
Last week, NSW Labor MP Greg Donnelly remarked that singers like Beyonce and Lady Gaga are encouraging sexual violence against women with their raunchy attitudes. Um, that's not quite how rape occurs, writes lauredhel.
Oh no, our children are wearing "shag bands"?! Further proof of child sexualisation. Except... those bands have been popular for generations. Rachel Hills writes on teenage sex hysteria.
Crikey readers get fiesty about The Chaser (a week and counting...), child sexualisation and Australia's relationship with Israel.
If Hamilton and Gale are against David Jones then I’m going there on a spending spree, writes co-author of Why TV is Good for Kids Duncan Fine.
The uncovering of hard evidence that David Jones set out to sexualise children in its advertising makes monkeys out of the small band of media academics who leapt to the defence of the retailer.
Like Britney Spears before her, Miley Cyrus has been deliberately marketed as a Lolita: both innocent and knowing, sexy but not s-xual. Which has now led to inevitable controversy, writes Jeff Sparrow.