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From Bratz Dolls to Boob Jobs: A Guide to Dealing with the New Sexualized Childhood
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Jolene Dawson, from Queensland, started making innocent YouTube videos about her 'awkward hook-ups' so she could have a laugh with her friends. But the year-old - who transitioned from male to female at the age of 19 - said the 'pressure' to find 'new and interesting sex stories' for her channel quickly escalated. As she found herself having sex up to 10 times in one day, the self-confessed sex addict revealed how she slept with about 90 men within six months. Speaking to Daily Mail Australia exclusively, Jolene - who was born male but now identifies as a woman - has told of how her pursuit of frequent hook-ups made her turn her life around to become celibate.
An Artist Is Giving Bratz Dolls Drastic Make-Unders to Make Them Less Sexual
The latest culprit in this culture war is something seemingly innocent—a line of dolls. MGA Entertainment the company that makes them says the dolls are geared toward girls ages 7 to 11, but girls as young as 4 are eager to play with them too. Little girls have always wanted to emulate older ones. But critics claim that the message of the wildly popular Bratz dolls according to the manufacturer, over million have been sold since they debuted in is that image is everything. The Bratz Web site is rife with examples that seem to play to that point.
Two weeks later, a dozen little girls turned up at our house, most dressed in old-fashioned frilly party frocks. But one child arrived wearing a sequinned crop top and a short plaid skirt that would have been inappropriate on a year-old, never mind a little girl of four. When it came to the present-opening, the little girl wriggled excitedly in her seat as my daughter unwrapped her gift. The doe-eyed, midriff-baring doll was dressed in cheap pink-and-black lingerie and looked as if she should be dancing round a pole.