Victoria's Secret "Real Secret"
Nicole Clark video: How VS campaign is sexualizing girls
Get 'em younger and younger
Victoria’s Secret has been marketing sexy
to girls for years. This is
not a new phenonemenon. And despite the arguments that they only market to
the over-18 age group... the secret is out.
Victoria's Secret as well as
competing fashion companies have been
trying—and succeeding—for years to persuade younger and younger girls to
purchase their sexy line of clothing.
They will continue to push the edge of decency. Make a stand!
Victoria’s Secret is currently targeting teens with a lingerie line
called "Bright Young Things," part of their Pink collection. The line has an array of panties, from a lace trimmed thong with
"Call Me" on the front, to lace back underwear with the word "Wild" on the back to green-and-white polka-dot hipsters reading
Send an email (below) to Victoria's Secret to know the sexualizing of
young girls has to end.
Recent Studies on the sexualization of girls
Sexualized Teen Girls: Tinsel Town's New Target
A ground-breaking new Special Report from PTC found that when underage female
characters appear on screen: more sexual content is depicted; the teen girls
show next to no negative response to being sexualized; more sexual incidents
occur outside of any form of a committed relationship; and there is less
accuracy in the TV content rating.
of the APA Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls
This report examines and summarizes psychological theory, research and clinical
experience addressing the sexualization of girls.The report (a) defines
sexualization; (b) examines the prevalence and provides examples of
sexualization in society and in cultural institutions, as well as
interpersonally and intrapsychically; (c) evaluates the evidence suggesting that
sexualization has negative consequences for girls and for the rest of society;
and (d) describes positive alternatives that may help counteract the the
influence of sexualization.
Sexualization of Young People
Commissioned by the Home Office (UK), This review looks at how sexualized images
and messages may be affecting the development of children and young people and
influencing cultural norms, and examines the evidence for a link between
sexualization and violence.