Today, the pornification of girlhood, even baby girls, is everywhere, and the fact that most of us see pornification images in Shopping Malls, Newsagents, Billboards etc and ignore them, means that we are compliant with the pornification culture as it is offered.
This was the opening message of a seminar given yesterday evening at Campion College by Melinda Tankard Reist. She revealed to what extent this part of the culture of death has pervaded our culture and how we can begin to respond.
First of all, don't buy products made by Lynx or Dove or Skins. These manufacturers are heavily involved in promoting porn.
Complain - to the mass media, retailers, the press.
Tell your friends about manufacturers and retailers which are promoting these products and the porn culture which they promote.
Stop comparing yourself and your image with the culture.
Don't diet at all. If you have a real problem, get real help.
Don't even consider cosmetic surgery - use your money properly.
Don't conform to the culture.
You can find out more about Melinda and the fightback against porn by visiting : www.womensforumaustralia.org. And for men who really want to set an example with your own lives, then check out these two sites: www.covenanteyes.com (being accountable for what you see online) and www.choicez.com.au (challenging pornography and changing behaviour).
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