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Ernest Dorman Professor Harris ENC-1101 November 10, 2013 Research Project: Annotated Bibliography Durham, Meenakshi Gigi. “The Lolita effect: the media sexualization of young girls and What we can do about it.” Woodstock. Overlook Press. 2008. Print.11 Nov. 2013. Pop culture and advertisements exposes young children about the myths of sex and sexuality. It teaches about them that girls don’t have a say in their future partner, the types of girls boys chooses, the physic that determines a sexy girl, the age group that is misused to define girls that are sexy and how violence is desirable. This makeup the Lolita effect which demoralize a girl’s confidence and objectification, which fosters sex crimes. Through identification of these myths can help females to retrogressive and healthy sexuality. In The Lolita Effect, Dr. M. Gigi Durham offers breakthrough strategies for empowering girls to make healthy decisions about their own sexuality. This article will be beneficial to females researching sexuality because it aids in the empowerment of females. It helps to see themselves worthy of more that the media portray them to be. Healy, Michelle. "Could child pageants be banned in the USA?" USA Today 4 Oct. 2013: 04A. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. A big thing that is going on right now is the sexualization of little girls in pageants. This widespread occurrence of girls being to sexy or acting too old for their age is not only happening in the United States it is happening in all over the world. The article first started out explains about Frances uproar about the situation. “Lawmakers in France moved to ban child pageants last month on the grounds that they promote the "hyper-sexualization" of minors. A measure even proposes jail time and a fine for violators -- including parents and organizers -- who sponsor

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