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To the Teenage Girls at the Swimming Pool - Christine Organ. Don’t worry; this isn’t going to be one of those letters.

To the Teenage Girls at the Swimming Pool - Christine Organ

You know the kind. Some well-intentioned and wise adult writes with a just-trying-to-be-helpful shrug about how you should stop doing this or change that. Usually it has something to do with your clothing choices or selfie-taking habits or flirting protocols. Believe me, I’m just as sick of those “letters” as you are. You might not remember me, but we met at the public pool last week. Teen Sex is Safer than You Think. Over the past several months, I have found myself increasingly depressed and enraged by what seems to be endless stories about sexual and physical violence directed toward girls.

Teen Sex is Safer than You Think

There is something that tends to haunt our culture's thinking about girls: suspicion. In Steubenville, Torrington, Hallifax and other cases, victims of sexual violence have been accused of promiscuousness, of being part of a young, dangerous generation that seeks out sex in ways never seen before. Whispers and Roars: A Feminist Analysis of the Anesthetization of Girls’ Anger.

Radical Psychology Volume Nine, Issue 1 Whispers and Roars: A Feminist Analysis of the Anesthetization of Girls’ Anger Dr.

Whispers and Roars: A Feminist Analysis of the Anesthetization of Girls’ Anger

Cheryl van Daalen-Smith * Introduction: Whispers and Roars There is value in listening to one’s inner voice -- the voice that whispers ‘you are good and have intrinsic value’. The Chameleon Study I had been a school nurse for many years, and during that time, I became increasingly concerned about the all too common practice of medicating young women’s anger, sadness, and anxiety. Feminist chatter. Women's Studies Association New Zealand. Sexualization of childoohood is children’s rights issue of our time. I'm Only Friends with Boys. “I just don’t get along with girls.

I'm Only Friends with Boys

They’re all so catty and bitchy. Guys are just more down to earth!” Chances are, you’ve heard that before. Girls, Girlhood and Feminism. Last night I was lucky enough to be asked by the YWCA of Canberra to speak at a film screening of the documentary I am a girl.

Girls, Girlhood and Feminism

Berghahn Journals Instant Identity: Adolescent Girls and the World of Instant Messa... Berghahn Journals Negotiating, Constructing and Reconstructing Girlhoods. Berghahn Journals Sex Talk Online: <i>Sexual Self-Construction in Adolescent Intern... Author: Szucs, Eszter Source: Girlhood Studies, Volume 6, Number 1, Summer 2013 , pp. 117-134(18) Buy & download fulltext article: Abstract: The teen-targeted website gURL. com is committed to providing educational information about sexuality and sexual health to young girls.

Berghahn Journals Sex Talk Online: <i>Sexual Self-Construction in Adolescent Intern...

In this article, I analyze girls' conversations posted on the site to explore how girls mediate the factual information presented, and how they challenge the borders of the scientific discourse on adolescent sexuality. The requested document is freely available to subscribers. Sign in below if you have already registered for online access Register for online access if you are a personal subscriber to Berghahn Journals and want to set up online access Visit IngentaConnect to activate access to an institutional subscription Find out how to subscribe Sign in.

Berghahn Journals Subject, Object, or Both? Defi ning the Boundaries of Girl Power. Authors: Doull, Marion; Sethna, Christabelle Source: Girlhood Studies, Volume 4, Number 2, Winter 2011 , pp. 92-110(19) Buy & download fulltext article:

Berghahn Journals Subject, Object, or Both? Defi ning the Boundaries of Girl Power

Berghahn Journals Texts about Girls, for Girls and by Girls. Berghahn Journals Negotiating, Constructing and Reconstructing Girlhoods. The Myth of Shared Girlhood. The below first-hand accounts of sexual victimization of young girls are taken from a sample of 200 submissions to the Everyday Sexism Project from a roughly 10 hour period on June 17th & 18th this year.

The Myth of Shared Girlhood

I implemented a cut-off age of 16 and included only stories with an explicit age mention. The project currently has over 60,000 distinct entries and has been active since March 27th this year. If we assume the same ratio (7%) of accounts of girlhood sexual victimization, it now contains approximately 4,200 such testimonies, although the real ratio is likely to be somewhat higher. This is only a small sample hinting at the magnitude of the problem. I have walked by men who leered at my twelve year old sister, I've been called a bitch for turning down dances and I had my legs groped by a taxi driver pretending to reach for the clutch.

Was living in Russia when I was about 16. In 10th Grade during a class, a boy asked me for a hug. I was 14 years old and in school. 13. Rania Matar Photography - A Girl and her Room. Becka W. wrote this piece in response to a question I posted under my Writers Wanted tab: "What does being a girl mean to you?

" Becka blogs about feminist issues and her work has been featured on Fbomb multiple times – check her out at Becka Tells All! Girl Culture (NSFW) Karl B. alerted us to the photography of Lauren Greenfield.

Girl Culture (NSFW)

Sugar, spice and stronger stuff. Illustration: Michael Mucci Everybody's worried about teenage girls. ''Do you know what your daughter's doing tonight? '' asked a recent magazine feature. ''Lies, scams and deceit - just your average teenage girl,'' warned a newspaper article a few months ago. And in June, several Australian fashion editors chastised girls for dressing like ''streetwalkers'' in an online feature titled ''Our Teens Undress to Impress''. Saturday Vids: Empowered Girls. Pop-Culture | Posted by Jessie W on 08/20/2011 Most of my friends know me as the “YouTube Aficionado” because I’m obsessed with funny YouTube videos. I’ve noticed that there has been a recent wave of videos of empowered little girls. The way I look at it, there are two possible conclusions for this increase.

Either this young group of girls are avoiding the negative impacts of the media and are already standing up for what they believe in, or (the more likely option) they just haven’t witnessed enough of it yet. Either way, I think we could all benefit by getting in touch with our inner empowered little girl. Girl Power: All Dolled Up. Girl Power: All Dolled Up 2011, 24 minutes, Color, DVD Order No. W121051. Project Girl Power. UPDATE 2013: Project Girl Performance Collective is now Girl Be Heard. A couple of weeks ago, the staff of Ms. magazine and the Feminist Majority Foundation were treated to a live, in-office performance by five members of New York’s Project Girl Performance Collective.

They had us at “Girl Power.” Double Rainbow: Asperger's and Girls Part 2: "Boys, fashion, shopping, movies, and music" That's what little girls are made of, apparently. In my last post, I took a look at the book Asperger's and Girls, a collection of essays that attempt to address the needs and concerns about girls with Asperger syndrome. I found the book to be a disappointment overall, but one chapter in particular stands out as especially heinous. In "Girl to Girl: Advice on Friendship, Bullying, and Fitting In," Lisa Iland, a non-autistic young woman with a sibling on the spectrum, dishes out "practical advice on dealing with the 'popularity hierarchy' and 'levels of relationship'; how to make yourself likeable; using MTV to your advantage; combating bullies; the positive role of gossip; and more.

" Wait, MTV? Really? I'll (try to) stop there with that kind of mockery, because the images of the vapid blonde "bimbo" and the shallow, self-obsessed social climber are sexist stereotypes in themselves. The chapter starts off with a set of four "Essential Areas to Know In Order to Fit In. " Right. Sondage d’opinion national et Rapport sur la condition des filles au Canada. Dans ce rapport révélateur, la Fondation filles d’action présente les résultats d’un sondage national exclusive fait par Angus Reid ainsi que des résultats de recherche sur la vie des filles.

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