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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sexualise.


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  • It condemns what it describes as the "sexualised images used in public places and on television, the internet, music videos, magazines, newspapers", and calls for public space to become more family friendly, so changing "the wallpaper of children's lives".

    The Guardian World News

  • The assumption is, of course, that once young girls are "sexualised", there's no going back: they are irreversibly tainted, transformed from innocent schoolgirls playing with their teddies into drone-like footsoldiers in the war on family values.

    Is pop music sexualising our children?

  • In Scotland, politicians asked Dr Rachel Russell, a sociologist, to be part of a team researching the prevalence of these "sexualised" products. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Corporate Paedophilia - which set the ball rolling in terms of claiming that children were being "sexualised".

    The Register

  • Budget clothes store Primark has pulled children's padded bikini tops from its stores after fierce criticism they 'sexualised' young girls.

    The Latest From

  • This strategy sustains the idea that it is specific groups of young girls who are "sexualised" by corporate culture, and specific, morally bankrupt working-class mothers who buy padded bras for their daughters.

    The Guardian World News

  • The report says all the available research shows that children in the UK are being exposed to an ever-increasing amount of "sexualised" material in the media and that parents had limited opportunities to prevent it.

    BBC News | News Front Page | UK Edition

  • As an actor who embodied a certain kind of sexualised narcissism peculiar to movies, he could see a way of "cutting himself down to size", as Der Spiegel put it in a long profile centred on his choice of faith.


  • The scientists also used "sexualised" images, where the head of each semi-naked photograph was cut off so that only the torso was visible. - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Ice cream ad 'sexualised' clerical couple - and that's just not decent says ASA

    Planet Atheism


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