explores the phenomenon of slut-shaming in the age of sexting, tweeting, and “liking.” She shows that the sexual double standard is more dangerous than ever before and offers wisdom and strategies for alleviating its destructive effects on young women’s lives.
Young women are encouraged to express themselves sexually.
Yet when they do, they are derided as “sluts.” Caught in a double bind of mixed sexual messages, young women are confused.
Promos for Wednesday night's episode show Amy and Tyson serving up food at their instant restaurant."Here you are, seafood king," Amy says as she delivers Josh's meal."Thanks slut," he fires back.Now, Leora Tanenbaum revisits her influential work on sexual stereotyping to offer fresh insight into the digital and face-to-face worlds contemporary young women inhabit.She shares her new research, involving interviews with a wide range of teenage girls and young women from a variety of backgrounds as well as parents, educators, and academics.Best I could guess would be from an island nation, possibly the Caribbean, but definitely far from Asia.It’s been five months since I wrote “7 Reasons Why You Should Friend Cambodian Women on Facebook.” During that time, I followed my own advice and became Facebook friends with a bunch of Cambodian women. So I now feel compelled to present the 7 Reasons Why You Should Never “Friend” Cambodian Women on Facebook. You friends and family back home do not need to know what you are doing in Cambodia.
The findings suggest that high-status women, those women who participated in Greek life on campus and often came from upper-middle class backgrounds, used slut shaming as a means of bullying lower-status girls and keeping them from climbing the social ladder.