The Vital Importance of LanguagePosted: December 10, 2011
No, honestly, this blog isn’t about to become an unbroken stream of feminist consciousness raising – but I cannot let this pass without comment.
A new study reveals the public find it hard to differentiate between the language used by convicted sex offenders and mainstream magazines.
– by which they mean the so-called ‘lads’ mags’. Full article in The Guardian.
Which is, in a ‘Nuts’-shell*, why I keep saying the increasingly prevasive pop-culture of sex/sexism is as much of an issue for the parents of sons as it is for those with daughters.
*because we’ve got to find some humour somewhere, even if it is in a very weak pun