Breast Implants, Miley Cyrus, and Girls Gone Wild all Show Us How Far Women Still Have to Go.

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  • Stripping and strippers being claimed as “empowerment” and “an expression of her sexuality.” (I wonder if no men were around to watch, would women still partake…? In which case, who is it really for?)
  • Female celebrities becoming increasingly less clothed and dialing up the raunch factor with their behavior in order to get attention and claim a sense of “freedom” and “rebellion” (think Miley Cyrus).
  • Charlie’s Angels being called “strong, empowering women” when the focus is almost completely on their bodies, looks, and sexuality, including the three of them dressing in alternating pornographic-styles, from massage parlor geishas to dominatrixes to yodeling Heidi's in alpine bustiers.
  • Lad magazines like Maxim and Stuff featuring greased celebrities in little scraps of fabric humping the floor.
  • Teens, young women, and even older women dressing in jeans so low their buttcracks are on display, or shorts so tiny that the bottoms of their butts hang out, or tops so scant their breasts are all but busting out, or skirts so short that when they bend over you can see their butts.
  • Breast implants and pierced navels on abundant display.
  • T-shirts emblazoned with a Playboy bunny emblem or with words across it like “pornstar” or “hottie.”
  • Little girls encouraged to start wearing makeup or dressing in sexy fashion styles.

“Feminism” has been hijacked by, what else, profit to further monetize sex and sexuality to the detriment of young women and men everywhere.

Also, apparently women are “empowered” when they embrace porn culture and readily make themselves into sex objects.

Raunch culture supposedly indicates freedom and rebellion, we say.

Some lines of thought in our culture nowadays tout themselves as “feminist” and yet in truth, they have instead only further objectified women.

How is resurrecting every stereotype of female sexuality, and going along with the age-old toxic value that women need to get attention and approval for their looks and their bodies, and how is conforming and going along with making oneself into a sexy object, how is any of it good for women?

by the American Psychological Association

Many of these women will eventually learn and realize that to totally accept the cultural definitions of femininity and conform to the pressures is to ultimately kill the self.

Women and girls who do this are the “Barbie dolls” with hair and smiles perfectly in place, though with a deadness underneath.

They tend to suffer from an anorexia of the soul.

These women become thin, shiny packages that are outwardly carefully wrapped but inwardly are a total muddle (Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher, Ph.D., 2019, updated and revised version).

There is a pornization spreading throughout our culture. A sea of scantily clad, Stepford women, breasts stuffed and sewn tight with bags of fluid, dressed like hookers, post softcore pornographic photos online, and who claim all of this is empowerment.

Fervent writer. Ravenous reader. Impassioned with words. Relationship researcher. Social Scientist. Social Justice Advocate. Author. www.brookeenglish.com

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