Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Growing Up Too Fast

We read a great article about adolescent girls and the pressures they face in today's society. Katrina Onstad makes some valid points in her article What do teen fashion models say about femininity today? (originally published in The Globe and Mail on Saturday, July 16, 2011), including aknowledging that "girls are sexual, and that playing and experimenting with that new sexuality is a huge part of the transition into adulthood." However, she also argues that young girls need to do this far away from the spotlight if they want to make it through their teenage years "healthy and unscathed". We couldn't agree with Onstad more.

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