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  october
Nov 29, 2011
 

Beauty Pageants Sexualize Young Children

 
 
 
Parents on this video are outraged by the suggestion that pageants promote sexualit and endanger their children while Dr. Nancy Irwin warns of the dangers parents may be oblivious to.

 

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shmezzie   I was in the local movie theater last week waiting to watch Delivery Man. I noticed a child, maybe 8 years old, walk in with makeup and fake eyelashes. Immediately, I looked at my friend, who is female,

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Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 7:59:53 PM  

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  pundit   I just saw two new shows on this topic and they are disgusting. The mom was feeding her 7 year old sugar to keep her hyped up for the runway show. Are parents losing their minds?

Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 12:48:02 PM  

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  hlymnky   Wow, that was just disturbing. I understand those parents are proud of their children, but to showcase them like dogs or ponies is just wrong. Those baby girls are going to grow up thinking that the

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Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 8:53:51 PM  

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  kristenv   Ick.

Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 10:04:15 AM  

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shmezzie   No question in my mind about this one. Children's beauty pageants undoubtedly sexualize children. These kids are dressed up in adult-type clothes. On top of that they have makeup caked on their faces

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Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:34:13 PM  

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  rspeakman   Do toddler beauty pageants sexualize young girls? Of course! The girls are taught to wear clothes, don makeup, do their hair, and dance and move in ways that adult women would in order to sexually attract

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Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:52:55 PM  

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  pundit   This psychology expert did an amazing job of staying calm with a very angry parent who wasnt going to hear anything. She took it very personally and wasnt even open to the possiblity that children may

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Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 6:54:57 PM  

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  october   Dare i say that this is not a fully accurate representation of all kids pageants. I'm not sure if it is or isnt, but i wouldnt be so quick to dispariage this event without knowing. There could be many

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Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 6:41:16 AM
 

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  dadvocate   As much as it disgusts me what some parents do to their children, the fact is that its their right to get their kids involved and it probably does build confidence in some strange way. I don't think it

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Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 6:51:09 PM
 

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