I just googled amazing teen and three of the top ten sites listed were port sites. Only three of the top ten sites were about teens doing amazinig things. I believe the Internet is a great resource but sometimes it's a bit like wading through a sewrage treatment plant for a diamond. You can't turn on the radio, television or computer or open a magazine without being confronted by sex. Some of the music videos and advertisements are soft porn. As renowned psychologist, Dr Michael Gregg-Carr pointed out, sex is not a sport. Danielle Miller, in her book, The Girl with the Butterfly Tattoo, pointed out that "researches have found that exposure to sexualised imagery is linked to teens feeling increased anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, body image problems, eating disorders and self harm." Don't buy into the lie that you have to be sexy for boys to like you. Use your consumer power (change the channel, don't buy the magazine) to let companies know that it's not okay to portray women as mere sex objects.
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