“I think it’s influenced from the media,” says Cat. ” Brianna says, referring to the singer’s controversial performance at the recent American Music Awards. “In Party in the USA, she’s like, humping a pole,” Madison says. Over the past two decades, the rise of the Internet and social media initiated a dramatic shift in popular culture: Almost everything that could be sexualized has been sexualized, producing a new generation of girls racing toward womanhood before even finishing puberty. Census estimates that there are more than 20 million tweens in the country; just under half are girls, and they are the primary focus of this story.
By Barbara Herman AS SEX TOYS SALES SURGE, INVESTORS REMAIN FRIGID By Katie J. Baker World World World 时尚丫 | STORY Elinor Carucci/Institute for Newsweek SEX AND THE SINGLE TWEEN ‘THEY GROW UP SO FAST’ USED TO BE A WISTFUL SIGH; NOW IT’S A PANICKED CRY FOR HELP FROM PARENTS WATCHING THEIR 10-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTERS CRITIQUE MILEY CYRUS’S TWERKING AND DISCUSS ORAL SEX WITH THEIR FRIENDS By Abigail Jones You Go, Sexy Mama! Every Halloween, costume companies market somewhat provocative versions of skeletons, vampires, pirates and gothic ballerinas to tweens and teens.
His interests include habitat management and people’s relationships with the natural world.
His book, In Pursuit of Butterflies, was published in 2015.
Her autobiography, Steadfast, was published in 2016.
Photo © Boels Dolmans Author, broadcaster and poet Matthew Oates is a specialist on nature and wildlife at the National Trust.