Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of sexualize.

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  • v. make sexual, endow with sex, attribute sex to

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Let Girls Be Girls campaign, which pressures retailers to discontinue products that 'sexualise' young girls.

    The Guardian World News

  • Because of that, along with her appearance, we considered the ad could be seen to sexualise a child.

    Marc Jacobs' Dakota Fanning ad banned for being 'sexually provocative'

  • If you look at his family background, his period as the Mick Jagger of the Tory Party, his pansexuality, those bee-swollen lips, the bouffant hair, and how he's done more to sexualise train travel than any man since the Reverend W.

    From porn to Portillo | Mark Lawson

  • I must admit to a little surprise at the age group targeted but - should we be surprised when we sexualise our kids?

    How Did It Come To This? « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Will they want to recreate the events with them and will they feel obliged to sexualise themselves in the image of the porn star.

    PORN PRODUCER WITH A HEART OF GOLD » Sociological Images

  • Its capacity is not to sexualise in the now-ubiquitous mold of the bad girl, which, as you rightly note, has witnessed its charge collapse, but to circuit this through the revolting/the substandard - the ugly and cheesy - as a means of accruing sexuality through tactility, viscerality, carnality, mammality.

    Bedtime Reading

  • In my mind, only the most perverted person would sexualise breast feeding or take issue to it, because it's not a sexual activity in the sense of being pornographic or functioning for orgasm.

    Censored Essentials?

  • That haste to consumerise and sexualise childhood has become more and more hectic in the intervening years.

    Formation: Who's bringing up our children?

  • Pornography may sexualise women's inequality, but advertising and romance novels plausibly glamorise and romanticize it respectively; and hence may celebrate, authorize and legitimise women's inequality in the same way as pornography.

    Pornography and Censorship

  • The music industry tried to sexualise her, and Sid Vicious once threatened her with a scythe: "He said, 'Don't you like our company?'"

    The Guardian World News

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  • Only in New Jersey.

    March 6, 2010

  • "'We didn't want to have any problem with the police so we covered it up,' Ms Gonzalez told the AFP news agency.
    But she now thinks the snowy Venus looks 'more objectified and sexualised' than it did before the authorities intervened."
    - New Jersey snow sculpture gets frosty reception, bbc.co.uk, 6 March

    March 6, 2010

  • Twatterfeed: "Emor01: @BigRollsRoyce Totally. That bitch should be burned to the steak."

    March 6, 2010