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kimberlyhope August 15th, 2015 11:13am

Do you think that beauty pageants sexualize young girls?

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ladyniner81 no hope for humanity
08/17/15 10:21 am

The kid,ones do. The mothers want it more than the kids do. Is that awful show still on? Toddlers and Tiaras I think. My niece used to watch it.

smarttexan More Moderate Than U
08/15/15 4:59 pm

Think? Open your eyes. It's easy to see. Dumb question.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
08/15/15 4:08 pm

If putting beauty on display is considered sexualizing. It's not, IMO. In fact, even the bikini portion of pageants doesn't seem sexualized at all to me. The way it's done seems almost sterile, removed from sex in a way.

sea California
08/15/15 1:19 pm

Only if the participants are young girls...

Tausif7 California
08/15/15 7:09 am

It exhibits their beauty

08/15/15 6:58 am

If they're for elementary school aged girls? Usually. Middle and up? Not so often, but sometimes.

orgblu10 Shamerica
08/15/15 6:39 am

When my daughter was 12, she wanted to do a couple of these, so I let her. I didn't really sense a "sexualized" atmosphere. But for the younger ones, it does seem that they play up that angle.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
08/15/15 5:16 am

I'm not sure the pageants themselves do, but from what I have seen on TV, it appears that many of the parents and coaches do.